John Dickerson is a CBS senior national correspondent and Chief Political Analyst. He is also a Contributing Writer to The Atlantic and is co-host of the Slate Political Gabfest.

John Dickerson Has Interviewed Donald Trump 18 Times. He Still Hasn’t Figured Him Out.

In a town that draws ambitious face-timers from all over the globe, John Dickerson is a rarity: a homegrown, and reluctant, celebrity. Raised in a 36-room McLean mansion by pioneering TV journalist Nancy Dickerson, the 48-year-old host of Face the Nation can vouch that the clichés of bipartisanship are more than nostalgia: Pols did once