Margaret Talev is Senior White House Correspondent for Bloomberg. She has covered the White House since 2009 and covered Barack Obama’s 2008 and 2012 campaigns. Before joining Bloomberg in 2011, she reported for McClatchy Newspapers and the Sacramento Bee, the Los Angeles Times and the Tampa Tribune, and also covered Congress and politics in Florida and California. She is past president of the Washington Press Club Foundation. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park. She and her family live in Maryland.