Matt Wuerker is the staff cartoonist for Politico. Part of the team that launched Politico in 2006, he provides editorial cartoons, illustrations, caricatures, and animations for the print and Web platforms of the publication. Over the past 25 years, Matt’s cartoons have been used widely in publications that range from dailies like the Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, and The Christian Science Monitor to magazines such as Newsweek, Time, and Smithsonian—to name a few. He was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning in 2009 and again in 2010. In 2010 he was awarded the Herblock Prize at the Library of Congress and the National Press Foundation’s Berryman Award.