Oliver Wiseman

Oliver Wiseman is deputy editor of The Spectator World and author of the DC Diary, a daily email from Washington. He is a 2021-22 Robert Novak Journalism Fellow.

DC Diary

Are the Republicans getting complacent?

Plus: Biden’s bougie break and the first Thanksgiving

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

A bad time for bail reform

Plus: The post-Parnell Pennsylvania GOP; Jefferson comes down; and Brian Stelter’s whiplash

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

Biden picks Powell

Plus: Hayes and Goldberg take a stand and the GOP’s blue-state governor blues

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

Kevin McCarthy’s magic minute

Plus: the Squad celebrates Thanksgiving and Ronna McDaniel admits Biden was elected

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

A radical regulator faces the Senate

Plus: The SALT delusion; and Murdoch tells Trump to get over it

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

The White House thinks you’re stupid

Plus: Sinema sounds off, DC ditches masks and uh oh, Cuomo

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

The ‘disinformation’ delusion

Plus: Ben Smith’s Steele Dossier silence and boring Beto

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

The collapse of Kamala Harris

Plus: rising to the China challenge and the Trump hotel shuts down

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

Eric Adams vs BLM

Plus: Trump vs Pence and the White House vs the weather

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

Biden gets the Macker a job?

Plus: more inflation and why the president should go nuclear

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

The four tribes of the modern GOP

Plus: can numbers be ‘right-wing’? And Kamala Harris’ approval rating plunges

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

The COVID wars are cooling off

Plus: Plain Pete, O’Bama’s oops and woke word games

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

Biden’s big infrastructure week(end)

Plus, the president’s approval rating hits a new low and the disgraceful Republican 13

By Oliver Wiseman

Politics

Biden and Pelosi score late-night infrastructure win

Thirteen Republicans voted with the Democrats to pass the bill

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

It’s Republicans who benefit from high voter turnout now

Plus: Eric Adams parties and a pollster confesses

By Oliver Wiseman

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