Morton Kondracke

Morton, a longtime high-profile Washington D.C. journalist and political commentator, is the author of two books: Jack Kemp: The Bleeding-Heart Conservative Who Changed America (2015), and the memoir Saving Milly: Love, Politics and Parkinson’s Disease (2001), which was made into a TV movie.

For more than twenty years, Morton was a columnist and executive editor with the influential D.C. publication Roll Call. He was well-known for his longtime stints on the TV politics programs The McLaughlin Group and The Beltway Boys
Morton and his wife, Marguerite, retired to Bainbridge Island in 2013.
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