Eleanor Clift writes on the Washington power structures that influence all of the women in politics and other issues. She is currently assigned to follow the jockeying over policy and politics in the new age of Obama term after term. Eleanor Clift is currently a contributing editor for Newsweek magazine. Eleanor Clift is a regular panelist on the nationally syndicated show The McLaughlin Group, which she has been compared to a televised food fight" over politics. Eleanor Clift is also a political contributor for the Fox News Channel. Eleanor Clift wrote Two Weeks of Life: A Memoir of Love, Death, and Politics which intertwines the events of her own life and those of the nation concerning the Terri Schiavo case during a two-week period. In it she examines the way people in the United States deal with death, publicly and personally. She has appeared in four movies. Eleanor Clift played a talk show panel member in Rising Sun, and appeared as herself in Dave, Independence Day and Getting Away with Murder. "