David M. Drucker

David M. Drucker is a senior writer at The Dispatch and is based in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining the company in 2023, he was a senior correspondent for the Washington Examiner. When Drucker is not covering American politics for The Dispatch, he enjoys hanging out with his two boys and listening to his wife's excellent taste in music.

David M. Drucker

Chris Christie in Winter

The Republican contender ignores naysayers as he wages an uphill battle to dethrone Trump.

House Republicans to Decide on a Speaker—Probably

Plus: A divide within the New Right on the U.S. response to the attack on Israel.

Attack on Israel Puts Foreign Affairs on the 2024 Map

Plus: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. says he may spoil the race—for both Biden and Trump.

Scalise, Jordan Emphasize Republican Unity in Speaker’s Race

Plus: In New Hampshire, Chris Christie teases good fundraising numbers and discusses being an underdog.

Kevin McCarthy’s Ironic Downfall

Plus: What the former speaker’s ouster means for GOP fundraising.

Ron DeSantis Donors Upbeat About Third-Quarter Fundraising

Next up? Convincing unaffiliated donors he can beat Trump.

Republicans’ New Shutdown Gambit

Plus: Is Gavin Newsom Democrats’ future hope?

The Rise of Gavin Newsom

The California governor is marshaling support for Joe Biden but has his own challenges to navigate—and potential future aspirations.

Nikki Haley and Tim Scott’s Collision Course

Plus: Donald Trump hopes to shut down more GOP debates.

Can Nikki Haley Be the Consensus Candidate—And Will It Matter?

Plus: Joe Biden goes on the offensive against Republicans, and Rep. Mike Gallagher on the GOP field.