Matt Wuerker

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.


Murder? Murder?

I’ll raise you!

Jan 18, 2024 / OppArt / Matt Wuerker

Landing Gear

Landing Gear Landing Gear

Disposable parts.

Jan 5, 2023 / OppArt / Matt Wuerker

A Grift of Trumps

A Grift of Trumps A Grift of Trumps

A field guide.

Oct 20, 2022 / OppArt / Matt Wuerker

Driven. Crazy.

Driven. Crazy. Driven. Crazy.

Licensed to kill: The first five months of US gun violence in 2022, as of June 1: 8,031 gun deaths.

Jun 13, 2022 / Matt Wuerker



Fossil fools.

Nov 26, 2021 / OppArt / Emma Cook, Rob Rogers, and Matt Wuerker

Manchin Moving

Manchin Moving Manchin Moving

House hunters.

Jun 10, 2021 / OppArt / Matt Wuerker

Training Day

Training Day Training Day

Hitting the wall.

Jan 7, 2021 / OppArt / Matt Wuerker, Michael deAdder, and Steve Brodner

Cancel Culture

Cancel Culture Cancel Culture

The first 500 years.

Oct 22, 2020 / OppArt / Matt Wuerker

Where There’s Smoke…

Where There’s Smoke… Where There’s Smoke…

Fossil fuel’s climate change lies.

Nov 20, 2019 / OppArt / Matt Wuerker

Lights Out

Lights Out Lights Out

If a story breaks in a desert and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

Mar 29, 2019 / OppArt / Matt Wuerker