John Heilemann and Mark Halperin

John Heilemann is the national political correspondent and columnist for "New York" magazine. An award-winning journalist and the author of "Pride Before the Fall: the Trials of Bill Gates and the End of the Microsoft Era," he is a former staff writer for "The New Yorker," "Wired," and "The Economist." He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Mark Halperin is editor-at-large and senior political analyst for "Time" magazine. He is the author of "The Undecided Voter's Guide to the Next President" and the coauthor of "The Way to Win: Taking the White House in 2008." He has covered six presidential elections, including during his decade as the political director of ABC News. He lives in Manhattan, New York.

John Heilemann and Mark Halperin