John Arthur Heilemann (born January 23, 1966) is an American journalist for New York magazine, where he mainly covers US politics. He is the co-author (with Mark Halperin) of and Double Down , books about Presidential campaigns. He previously was a staff writer for Game Change , The New Yorker , and Wired . He is the author of a previous book, The Economist Pride Before the Fall, about the Microsoft antitrust case. He was the host of a four-part documentary series for Discovery called , about the rise of the Download: the True Story of the Internet World Wide Web, which first aired in 2008. Heilemann is also an MSNBC political analyst.
Heilemann holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Political Science from Northwestern University and a master's degree from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard.
Heilemann has recalled a day at Harvard when while smoking on campus, he was asked by [1 ] Barack Obama, then a student at Harvard Law, for a cigarette. [2 ]
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Pride Before the Fall: The Trials of Bill Gates and the End of the Microsoft Era, Collins Business, January 9, 2001, ISBN 0-06-662117-8
Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, , Harper, January 2010, Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime ISBN 0-06-173363-6 Mark Halperin and John Heilemann,
, Penguin Press, November 2013 Double Down: Game Change 2012 ISBN 1594204403
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