Josh Benson

Trump brings excitement and anguish to California Republican convention:

'Border' jokes reaffirm views of supporters and detractors

Bio: Josh Benson is a co-founder and co-editor of POLITICO States. He was previously an editor and reporter at The New York Observer, and he wrote about New Jersey for The New York Times.

Latest Articles:


Andrew Cuomo has a reform to sell you

Times' Moreland report may turn out to be bigger than Moreland

Jul. 23, 2014


Times reports on Mastro report on Christie

Says internal investigation finds no direct ties between governor and Bridgegate, with some caveats

Mar. 24, 2014


Note to readers on subscription service

A message from co-founders Josh Benson and Tom McGeveran.

Feb. 6, 2014


Where is Christie going now?

A conversation with MSNBC host Steve Kornacki about the governor's crisis management.

Feb. 5, 2014


Does Christie make a plausible victim?

A conversation with MSNBC host Steve Kornacki about what Chris Christie is facing, and how he's responding.

Jan. 23, 2014


Christie investigator says subpoena powers in doubt

As a new Christie tie surfaces, legislature's Port scandal investigation comes under threat

Jan. 11, 2014


Can Chris Christie possibly clean up this mess?

A conversation with MSNBC's Steve Kornacki

Jan. 9, 2014


De Blasio wins, everywhere

Bill de Blasio has comprehensively beaten Joe Lhota in the mayor's race..

Nov. 5, 2013


Are the House Republicans losing yet?

A conversation with MSNBC host Steve Kornacki about what the shutdown will (or won't) cost the Republican Party.

Oct. 9, 2013