David Morris was deputy managing editor of Kiplinger’s Business Forecasting Group. He has written about every presidential election since 1984 and has been based in Washington since 1994. Before joining Kiplinger, he was a news editor and director of elections for the Associated Press, chief White House correspondent for Bloomberg News, assistant polling director for ABC News and executive editor of National Journal’s CongressDaily. Morris is also an award-winning songwriter and plays the upright bass. He retired from Kiplinger in 2017.