Chuck Todd is the Chief White House Correspondent and Political Director of NBC News, and moderator of Meet the Press. He also serves as NBC News' on-air political analyst for NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, Today, and such MSNBC programs as Morning Joe and Hardball with Chris Matthews. Before joining NBC News, Todd was editor-in-chief of National Journal's The Hotline, Washington's premier daily briefing on America politics. He has also written Op-Ed pieces for The New York Times and the Washington Post and for the Atlantic Monthly, where he is a contributing editor. He is the co-author of How Barack Obama Won: A State-by-State Guide to the Historic 2008 Presidential Election. He teaches a graduate political communications course at Johns Hopkins University. His newest book is The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House.