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POLITICO Reporter Goes On Historic Twitter Tirade Against HuffPo After Being Left Off One Of Their Lists

[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.
POLITICO Reporter Goes On Historic Twitter Tirade Against HuffPo After Being Left Off One Of Their Lists
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Finally, Two New Polls Show Good News For Mitt Romney

[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 […]
Finally, Two New Polls Show Good News For Mitt Romney
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The Best Reactions Kids Have To Barack Obama

[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 […]
The Best Reactions Kids Have To Barack Obama
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Mitt Romney Is Officially Freaked Out About Obama’s Outsourcing Attacks

[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 […]
Mitt Romney Is Officially Freaked Out About Obama’s Outsourcing Attacks
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Here’s Why We Should All Be ‘Relaxed And Optimistic’ About The Economy

[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.
Here’s Why We Should All Be ‘Relaxed And Optimistic’ About The Economy
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The Corruption Of Our Entire Political Class Explained In One Paragraph

[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 […]
The Corruption Of Our Entire Political Class Explained In One Paragraph
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Frugal Senators Are Returning Portions Of Their Budgets To The Treasury

[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.
Frugal Senators Are Returning Portions Of Their Budgets To The Treasury
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15 Juicy Secrets From Inside The Republican Presidential Campaigns

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.
15 Juicy Secrets From Inside The Republican Presidential Campaigns
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Cain Collapse Continues Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations, Perceived Lack Of Depth

[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 […]
Cain Collapse Continues Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations, Perceived Lack Of Depth
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Hey Politico! Here’s Why Your Herman Cain Sex Story Doesn’t Matter

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 […]
Hey Politico! Here’s Why Your Herman Cain Sex Story Doesn’t Matter
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Here’s Why Everyone Is Confused About The Date Of The Iowa Caucuses

[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 […]
Here’s Why Everyone Is Confused About The Date Of The Iowa Caucuses
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Debt Deal By August 2nd Still Not Obvious, As House GOP Shows No Signs Of Compromise

[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 […]
Debt Deal By August 2nd Still Not Obvious, As House GOP Shows No Signs Of Compromise
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Google And Obama Team Have Special Ad Deal, GOP Alleges

[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 […]
Google And Obama Team Have Special Ad Deal, GOP Alleges
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New Jersey Is Losing Millions Propping Up The Dead Thoroughbred Racing Business

[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 […]
New Jersey Is Losing Millions Propping Up The Dead Thoroughbred Racing Business
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Why A Daily Beast Move Into Print Could Be Brilliant

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 […]
Why A Daily Beast Move Into Print Could Be Brilliant
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The Meanest Commenters On The Web

[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 Meanest Commenters On The Web
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Eamon Javers Bails On Politico For CNBC

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.
Eamon Javers Bails On Politico For CNBC
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Meet Politico’s Next Generation

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:
Meet Politico’s Next Generation
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