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5 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Four Key Takeaways from Tax Foundation's 'International Tax Competitiveness Index'

I am one of the leading tax and political experts in America. I have worked for over a decade at Grover Norquist's "Americans for Tax Reform" as their lead federal tax policy director.

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9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Politico planning further expansion in the United States

A memo today from the leadership of Politico references a new initiative to spread the publication's aggressive approach to journalism into "key states" in the United States, a further indication that the Rosslyn-based outlet is making a move to assert itself ever more in the coverage of domestic and international politics. The memo, distributed to Politico staff, announces the elevation of Danielle Jones, formerly the site's deputy editor in chief, to "executive vice president, expansion."

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Related Topix: Journalism, Sports

16 hrs ago | Switched

Politico Management Shake-Up Expected

Politico Magazine Editor Susan Glasser is expected to be promoted this week to a larger leadership position at the Washington political news organization, according to sources familiar with the plans. Glasser's promotion comes shortly after Rick Berke resigned last week as executive editor over strategic differences with co-founders John Harris and Jim VandeHei.

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Related Topix: Journalism

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Columbia Journalism Review

Will Politico fill a media void in Europe?

As of Tuesday, it's official : Following some early predictions , Politico is launching a European edition, a 50-50 joint venture with one of Europe's largest publishing houses, Berlin-based Axel Springer. The new media company is setting out to cover "not just Brussels but European politics and policy more broadly," according to a staff memo sent out Tuesday from Politico CEO Jim VandeHei and Editor in Chief John Harris.

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Related Topix: National Public Radio, Media, Radio

Thu Sep 11, 2014

FishBowl

POLITICO Pro Announces 7 New Hires

The same day that it saw three of its reporters jump ship for CNN Politics Digital, POLITICO announced several POLITICO Pro hires. In an email to staff Wednesday evening, POLITICO Pro editor Marty Kady wrote that Timothy Noah has been named labor policy editor, to launch the Pro Labor and Employment vertical this fall.

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Politico

Foreign policy in spotlight - Pryor hits Cotton on closed mill - NRSC rakes it in

The following newsletter is an abridged version of Campaign Pro's Morning Score. For an earlier morning read on exponentially more races - and for a more comprehensive aggregation of the day's most important campaign news - sign up for Campaign Pro today.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Peek, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Politico

White House floats Syria proposal - House spending panel unveils CR ...

WHAT'S OBAMA GOING TO SAY? We reached out to several of the think tank experts who attended a private dinner Monday with President Barack Obama, asking for some insight into the president's much-anticipated address to the nation tonight on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant: - Michle Flournoy of the Center for a New American Security: "I expect the president will lay out a comprehensive, multidimensional strategy to degrade and ultimately defeat ISIL based on many of the lessons we have learned since 9/11. He will explain the threat ISIL poses to the United States and how the U.S. will lead an international coalition to help the people and states of the region deal decisively with this threat over the coming months and years."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Washington, DC, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

Politico

Inversions could hit credit ratings - Lamest of lame ducks ahead...

FIRST LOOK: INVERSIONS COULD HURT CREDIT RATINGS - A new report out from Standard & Poor's could throw some cold water on companies considering tax inversions. The report finds that "a significant proportion of pending large inversion transactions will likely hurt credit ratings if completed.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Daily Kos

Debbie Wasserman Schultz slams culture of intimidation, bullying, and incompetence of Christie admin

Debbie Wasserman Schultz rips Chris Christie over Bridgegate, celebrating the one-year anniversary of the Bridgegate scandal by calling it the 'epitome of Chris Christie's gridlock,' reports Kendall Breitman of Politico . As if she were tossing red meat and popcorn to hungry tigers DNC Chairwoman Rep. Wasserman Schultz called N.J. Governor Chris Christie a "sham," on Monday, a year after the start of the George Washington Lane closures.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, US News, Liberal Political News

FishBowl

It's Official: POLITICO's Headed to Brussels

A 12:44pm email from POLITICO president Jim VandeHei confirmed expansion to Europe, joining with Berlin-based media company Axel Springer to cover European politics and policy. The new media company will be headquartered in Brussels, Belgium.

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Related Topix: Belgium, World News

The Washington Post

Sources: Top editor Rick Berke had little control at Politico

The memo that Politico Editor-in-Chief John Harris wrote about Rick Berke's hiring last October was nearly 1,000 words long. It announced that Berke would be Politico's new executive editor , a position to which he jumped from a multi-decade tenure at the New York Times.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Opinion

Editor & Publisher

Politico Gearing Up For Europe Expansion

Politico is planning to expand into Europe through the launch of a new organization based in Brussels, Belgium, the capital of the European Union.

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Related Topix: Belgium, World News

Politico

Obama's brain drain

President Barack Obama has a big to-do list for his final two-plus years in office. But he doesn't have all the key people in place to pull it all off.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Environment, Science, Life, Veteran Affairs, George Bush

Mon Sep 08, 2014

The New York Observer

Media Mix: Rick Berke Leaving Politico Over Strategy Differences

Politico executive editor Rick Berke has resigned from his position on Sunday due to a disagreement about strategy with site co-founders John F. Harris and Jim VandeHei, according to an email he sent out yesterday. Mr. Berke had been had Politico for less than a year.

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Poynter Online

Clash over Abramson's style may have figured in Politico editor's resignation

Rick Berke leaves Politico : The publication's executive editor resigned Sunday, citing "an acceptance by the three of us that the dynamics were just not there for us to function seamlessly." The other two people in that "three of us" formulation, John Harris and Jim VandeHei , tell staffers "We have very big plans for expanding POLITICO here and elsewhere and need in place a leadership team that shares our vision, ambitions and full faith."

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

FishBowl

POLITICO's Rick Berke Emails Staff: 'I have resigned as Executive Editor'

In an email to staff Sunday evening and after less than a year at the Rosslyn-based political news outlet, Rick Berke has resigned as executive editor of POLITICO . "While our overarching goals are similar, Jim, John and I have agreed to disagree over the strategy for achieving those goals," wrote Berke, referring to POLITICO president and CEO Jim VandeHei and editor in chief John Harris .

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

FishBowl

Magazine Cover of the Week: POLITICO's Top 50 Persons Challenging American Politics

It's Friday, almost the weekend, and therefore, time to gather up your reading lista everything you saw this week but didn't have time to actually read. This week, we propose the latest issue of POLITICO Magazine , that highlights the POLITICO 50 - "important people changing American politics through the power of ideas," writes John Harris in his cover piece "Washington Is Not an Ideas-Free Zone.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Daily Kos

Washington Post hires career Reagan hagiographer and Politico co-founder as its new publisher

In case anyone was wondering whether the acquisition by Amazon's Jeff Bezos of the Washington Post would result in any significant changes to the leading newspaper in the nation's capital, we now have the answer. From the Post itself, which just announced Frederick J. Ryan Jr. as its new publisher: Ryan, 59, is a political hand going back to his days as a recent University of Southern California law graduate volunteering as an advance man in Ronald Reagan's 1980 presidential campaign.

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Related Topix: Amazon, University of Southern California, US News, Liberal Political News

ConWebBlog

MRC's Graham Disingenuously Scoffs At Notion Conservative Publisher Influences His Publication

The Washington Post reported on Tuesday morning that publisher Katherine Weymouth was stepping down , and former Politico executive Frederick Ryan is taking her place.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Washington Post, Publishing, Amazon, Jeff Bezos

The Daily Caller

Politico Journalists Sh*t All Over Fred Ryan

Sounds like there's still bad blood from those days working tirelessly at Robert Allbritton 's failed local news outlet TBD , aptly named for a pub that was forever waiting any sense of direction.

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Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

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