Margot Roosevelt is a political writer for Reuters, covering demographic groups for the 2012 Presidential election. She joined Reuters in January 2012 after five years as an environmental reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Before that she was a national correspondent for TIME magazine, based in Los Angeles, and a foreign correspondent, based in Paris. She was also a staff writer at the Washington Post, covering Congress and then serving as New York bureau chief. She has a BA in history from Harvard and is the mother of two sons, Sam and Luke Hornblower.