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Charles E. Cook, Jr.

Editor and Publisher of The Cook Political Report, Political Analyst for the National Journal Group

Charlie Cook is the Editor and Publisher of The Cook Political Report, and a political analyst for the National Journal Group. Charlie is also a political analyst for NBC News.

In 1984, Charlie founded the independent, non-partisan Cook Political Report. Now, with a staff of six, it is a publication that the New York Times once said was “a newsletter that both parties regard as authoritative” while CBS News’ Bob Schieffer called it “the bible of the political community.”

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Jennifer E. Duffy

Senior Editor

Jennifer Duffy is a Senior Editor for The Cook Political Report, where she is responsible for U.S. Senate and Governors races. Founded in 1984, The Cook Political Report provides analyses of Presidential, U.S. Senate, House and gubernatorial races. The New York Times has called The Cook Political Report, "a newsletter that both parties regard as authoritative."

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Amy Walter

National Editor

Amy Walter is the National Editor of The Cook Political Report where she provides analysis of the issues, trends and events that shape the political environment. Her weekly column appears on cookpolitical.com. She is also the host of WNYC's The Takeaway (Politics with Amy Walter), and a regular contributor to the PBS NewsHour, where she offers her perspective weekly on "Politics Monday." 

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David Wasserman

House Editor, Political Analyst

David Wasserman is House Editor for The Cook Political Report, where he is responsible for analyzing U.S. House Races and is recognized as one of the nation's top election forecasters. Founded in 1984, The Cook Political Report provides analyses of Presidential, U.S. Senate, House and gubernatorial races. The New York Times has called the Report "a newsletter both parties regard as authoritative."

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Susanna Dean

Business Development and Logistics

Susanna leads business development and operations for The Cook Political Report. She also oversees marketing efforts and provides assistance to Mr. Cook.

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Ally Flinn

Web Editor

Ally is the Web Editor for The Cook Political Report where she oversees cookpolitical.com. She executed the 2017 redesign of cookpolitical.com.

She is in charge of publishing and content management as well as drafting and distributing the weekly newsletter. Ally also assists the editorial team with research and designing charts.