Anna Palmer is a senior Washington correspondent for POLITICO and co-author of POLITICO’s Playbook, the most indispensable morning newsletter for the biggest influencers in politics. Anna covers the world of Congress and politics, and has successfully chronicled the business of Washington insiders for years. Her reporting takes readers behind the scenes for the biggest fights in Washington as well as the 2020 election.
Anna also serves as the editorial director of Women Rule, a POLITICO platform that is dedicated to expanding leadership opportunities for women at all stages of their career. She is the host of the Women Rule podcast, which takes an intimate look at the experiences of women in politics, business and Hollywood and their paths to success. The podcast was named one of the "100 Great Podcasts" by New York Magazine and regularly ranks in the top 200 "politics" podcasts on Apple/iTunes.
Additionally, she is the co-author of New York Times and national best seller, "The Hill to Die On: The Battle for Congress and the Future of Trump's America," which was published by Crown in 2019.
A native of North Dakota, Anna is a graduate of St. Olaf College, where she was executive editor of the weekly campus newspaper, the Manitou Messenger. She lives in Washington, D.C.