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Sasha Issenberg        

Political Columnist & Author

Sasha Issenberg is a contributor to New York and the Washington correspondent for Monocle, where he covers politics, business, diplomacy, and culture. He covered the 2016 election as a contributor to Bloomberg Politics and Businessweek, the 2012 election as a columnist for Slate and the 2008 election as a national political reporter in the Washington bureau of The Boston Globe. His work has also appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Smithsonian, Politico Magazine, The New Republic, The Washington Monthly, Inc., The Atlantic, Boston, Philadelphia, and George, where he served as a contributing editor.

His first book, The Sushi Economy: Globalization and the Making of a Modern Delicacy, was published by Gotham in 2007. His third, Outpatients: The Astonishing New World of Medical Tourism, was published by Columbia Global Reports in 2016.

He co-founded the company Votecastr, to track the 2016 Presidential Election in real-time, publishing the results of turnout tracking at Poll Locations online throughout the day.

In 2018, he was named the UC Regents' Professor at UCLA, where he taught a course on understanding presidential campaign victories through the stories reporters, academics, and historians tell about those victories.

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Sasha Issenberg stories - Bloomberg Politics

Sasha Issenberg is the author of three books, including “The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns.” He covered the 2012 election as a ...

2016 Presidential Campaign Report

Sasha Issenberg, a leading author and journalist on American politics, will deliver the 2016 William Weber Lecture in Government and Society. The lecture, “The Victory Lab 2016: A Report from the Campaign Trail,” will take place on Tuesday, September 27, at 8 p.m. in the Mandelle Hall Olmsted Room, and it is free and open to the public.

2016 Presidential Campaign Report

Sasha Issenberg, a leading author and journalist on American politics, will deliver the 2016 William Weber Lecture in Government and Society. The lecture, “The Victory Lab 2016: A Report from the Campaign Trail,” will take place on Tuesday, September 27, at 8 p.m. in the Mandelle Hall Olmsted Room, and it is free and open to the public.

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