Marc Ambinder (i/ /; born c. 1978) is an American editor and journalist, editor-at-large of The Week, a contributing editor at GQ and at The Atlantic. Until December 31, 2011 he was the White House correspondent at the National Journal. He previously worked at ABC News and was chief political consultant to CBS News from 2008 to 2011. For years, he was the author of an influential political blog. He received a B.A. from Harvard University in 2001.
Though politics and Washington have been his primary beats, he also writes about intelligence and national security, and has broken several stories, including new details about the raid on Osama bin Laden. His first book, "The Command: Inside The President's Secret Army," is an accessible and comprehensive examination of the secretive Joint Special Operations Command.
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- Howard Kurtz (August 26, 2010). "Marc Ambinder tried to report on Ken Mehlman's sexual orientation years ago". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved September 7, 2010.
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