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Buying Capital New York.
Too much of a "Pavlovian response" from reporters.
The New York Times‘ Nate Silver and Politico reporter Ken Vogel got into a substantial argument on Twitter today about a recent article Silver wrote on Karl Rove’s new Super-PAC.
[credit provider=”Twitter.com/morningmoneyben” url=”https://twitter.com/morningmoneyben”] Some financial media news.We’ve learned that POLITICO has locked down its star Wall Street reporter Ben White to a new 2-year contract.
[credit provider=”Twitter.com/morningmoneyben” url=”www.twitter.com/morningmoneyben”] Politico reporter Ben White, who writes the must-read Politico Morning Money, is furious after being left off Huffington Post’s 32 Economics Journalists You Should Be Following On Twitter list.The list contains names like NYT’s Annie Lowrey and Matthew O’Brien of The Atlantic.
Nate Silver went on sportswriter Bill Simmons’ “The BS Report” podcast Friday morning to talk about the election as well as the use of stats in sports — his original vocation.
[credit provider=”AP”] Two new national polls of likely voters released Monday show Republican nominee Mitt Romney with a comparatively smaller disadvantage than other polls released over the past week. In both a new Politico/George Washington University Battleground poll and a Washington Post/ABC survey, President Barack Obama leads Romney by just 2 points among likely voters […]
A hedge fund manager’s fireworks display for his son’s bar mitzvah party in the Hamptons this summer may have sparked some problems for a congressman.
Mike Allen flags this interesting excerpt from Obama’s Last Stand, an upcoming e-book on the 2012 presidential campaign by Politico reporter Glenn Thrush:
[credit provider=”White House via Flickr”] President Barack Obama was back on the campaign trail this month, kissing babies and flesh-pressing with unsuspecting diner patrons in an effort to charm his way back into the White House for another term.Like most politicians, children are a favourite prop for Obama, giving him […]
[credit provider=”Getty”] Politico’s Dylan Byers scoops that Mitt Romney’s campaign will meet with the Washington Post this afternoon to ask for a formal retraction of a June 21 story that suggested Bain Capital invested in firms that specialised in outsourcing American jobs.They’ll meet with executive editor Marcus Brauchli and other […]
[credit provider=”Huffington magazine/iPad screenshot”] We just downloaded The Huffington Post’s profile by Michael Calderone of how Politico is supposedly in disarray. You can’t read it online because it’s only on the iPad. We picked out nine key points you need to know: Executive editor and co-founder Jim VandeHei at its fifth […]
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For the sake of compression, let’s look at this passage from Barack Obama’s “Dreams from My Father”:
The long and fractious Republican presidential primary is reaching its predictable conclusion, with Mitt Romney finally strengthening his hold on the party’s nomination.
[credit provider=”USDA.gov” url=”http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/graphics/photos/k5751-1.htm”] Yesterday, we got three disappointing reads on the U.S. economy.Personal income and spending both increased less than expected, the February ISM manufacturing index missed estimates badly, and construction spending unexpectedly contracted.
[credit provider=”AP”] Jim Vandehei hits upon a startling truth about money and politics in his report in Politico about Barack Obama’s flip-flop on SuperPACs. The background: Obama has repeatedly denounced the unlimited donation model of SuperPACs as a “threat to our democracy” and implicitly promised that he would abjure them even it […]
[credit provider=”AP”] Over at Politico, Alexander Burns steps up to the plate, swinging away at the idea that Gingrich can somehow make another comeback.The article reads like a series of suggestions to the Gingrich campaign on how to make it a race again.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons / www.flickr.com/tracy_olson” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/tracy_olson/61056391/”] The US Senate offices have managed to save up about $64 million over 2009 and 2010 fiscal years and have returned the funds to the US Treasury, reported Scott Wong for POLITICO.
Today, BuzzFeed, a site know for viral/social content, shook up the media world by announcing it hired Ben Smith, a prolific reporter from Politico, which is known for serious political analysis.
POLTICO’s Mike Allen scored an exclusive interview with Mitt Romney, in which he admit that he is no longer that front-runner in the race for the Republican nomination.
The 2012 GOP presidential campaign has been a particularly strange and dramatic political circus, as Republicans desperately try to find a candidate who can be all things to all conservatives. In a race characterised by whiplash, there is political intrigue behind every campaign collapse, poll surge, and staff shakeup.
[credit provider=”Courtesy of thehermancain”] Herman Cain is barely hanging on in the polls, amid sexual harassment allegations, and a perceived lack of depth on policy issues.In a POLITICO/George Washington University Battleground Poll conducted from Sunday to Wednesday last week, Cain saw his support collapse from 40 per cent on Sunday […]
In the midst of an existential crisis for Herman Cain’s campaign, his top aide leveled a baseless charge against a reporter — yet again demonstrating the campaign’s inept crisis management and poor organisation.
On his Friday radio program, radio talker Rush Limbaugh proposed using the website Politico’s rules against the news outlet by finding a “Republican Larry Flynt” to offer a bounty to anyone who can document sexual harassment among members of the media — specifically at Politico.
An official with Herman Cain’s presidential campaign told The Washington Post that the Republican front-runner is considering suing POLITICO after a series of reports revealed allegations of sexual harassment against Cain from the 1990s.
Politico’s recent report revealing allegations that Herman Cain sexually harassed two female employees in the 1990s has taken the Washington Establishment by storm. Pundits can barely mask their relief at what looks like the possible end of the Cain “boomlet,” and conservatives have gleefully seized on the opportunity to call […]
Businessman Herman Cain continues his media tour to combat reports that he was accused of sexually harassing two women in the 1990s, but he may have dug himself into a deeper hole.
[credit provider=”@pwgavin” url=”http://twitter.com/#!/pwgavin/status/130958776575598592″] Politico’s bombshell report that GOP frontrunner Herman Cain was accused of sexual harassment by at least two female employees over a decade ago shocked the political world last night. However, Herman Cain has known the story was coming for 10 days.
[credit provider=”AP”] The Des Moines Register’s Jennifer Jacobs tweeted at 11 a.m. today that the Iowa GOP central committee has reached consensus on January 3, 2012 as the date for the state’s first in the nation caucus — jumping ahead of Nevada, Florida and South Carolina to maintain its traditional […]
[credit provider=”businessweek.com”] What’s unfashionable, inevitably, becomes cool again.Case in point: email addresses that end in @aol.com.
The 2012 Republican presidential candidates took the stage at Reagan Library tonight for the most significant debate of the GOP primary season so far.
The long, politically heated summer has been very good for Politico.
A high-ranking strategist for Sen. Scott Brown (R) is suspected of operating a parody Twitter account mocking one of Brown’s potential challengers in next years 2012 Senate race.
[credit provider=”AP Photo/Harry Hamburg”] As House Republicans prepare to vote on their proposal for raising the debt limit, called “Cut, Cap, and Balance,” many still question whether their caucus could get behind a compromise deal.The GOP legislation includes steep spending cuts without revenues, and calls for a balanced budget amendment […]
: The sign outside Anthony Weiner‘s vacated office now reads “Office of the Nineth Congressional District Of New York.”
President Obama may not have much to worry about in terms of the 2012 election, if this new chart from Hamilton Place Strategies (via Politico) is correct.
[credit provider=”Associated Press”] The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) is claiming that Google and President Barack Obama’s campaign team have a special online ad deal that the famously Democratic-leaning company reportedly denied to Republicans.Politico today reports that a staffer for the GOP committee saw an Obama ad on the RealClearPolitics […]
[credit provider=”Associated Press”] Several liberal advocacy groups with no clear stake in the proposed merger between AT&T and T-Mobile have come out in favour of the deal after receiving tens of thousands of dollars of donations from the companies in recent years.Eliza Krigman at Politico reports that the NAACP, the […]
[credit provider=”Studio08Denver via Flikr”] Democrats are privately fretting after a rocky start by Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz as chair of the Democratic National Committee.She has been called out repeatedly by non-partisan fact-checkers for stretching the truth on a number of points, Politico reports:
The friendly world of Twittering finance reporters was shocked to see NPR MarketPlace reporter Heidi N. Moore tweet the following:
What goes around comes around.
It has been a roller coaster ride in media this year.
[credit provider=”AP Images”] Despite being subsidized by $180M from state casinos and millions more in taxpayer dollars over the last six years, the Newark Star-Ledger reports that Jersey racetracks lost $17.7M in 2010.Governor Chris Christie wants the sport to become self-sustaining. But democratic legislators are trying to find new ways […]
It may not seem like the most obvious move to make, but the internal discussions IAC (IACI) is having over extending the Daily Beast into print could lead to a major step forward for the two-year old business that has made its mark on the Journalistic landscape but still needs […]
Politico will launch a paid news service focusing on health care, energy and tech in early 2011.
[credit provider=”Mindaugas Danys via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mindaugasdanys/3766009204/”] It was supposed to be a meaningful conversation with readers of his Politico blog. Instead, it has degenerated into a screaming pit. Brian Ries on the state of talk-back on the Web.Read the full article at The Daily Beast > > >
The latest winners and losers from The Wire’s media coverage:
Politico has hired its first opinion writers: Michael Kinsley (who it poached from The Atlantic) and MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough, who will keep his job with the network, the website announced Wednesday night. They start on Oct. 1.
These days, it seems like we get a press release every morning telling us about some high-profile new National Journal hire. The weekly politics/policy magazine has been on a recruitment spree in its battle against Politico, after all.
Eamon Javers, one of Politico’s White House reporters, is headed to CNBC, where he was once an on-air correspondent covering the intersection of business and politics. He’s joining the network as a Washington reporter covering lobbying and regulatory affairs.Javers is the second Politico staffer in two days to jump ship.
More rumours have emerged about potential buyers for Newsweek, which The Washington Post Co. put on the market a week ago today.
The Washington Post launched its new politics website today, PostPolitics.com.
[credit provider=”Politico.com”] The New York Times Magazine’s mega-profile of star Politico reporter Mike Allen hit the Web this morning, around the same time an internal memo from Politico’s top dogs circulated announcing a slew of new hires at the site.Written by the Times’ Mark Leibovich, the profile focuses on Playbook, […]
This morning, Politico editor-in-chief John Harris and executive editor Jim VandehHei sent a memo to staffers introducing them to a slate of new hires, editors and reporters.From the memo, via Romenesko:
Politico will earn a solid operating profit on over $20 million in revenue for 2009, according to SEC filings dug up by Rafat Ali at Paid Content.
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