FLOTUS hits the road with Jenna and Mark Silva in tow. Hilarity ensues — except at home, where POTUS is left to mourn the death of the immigration bill.
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From the release:
Ryan Lizza has been named Washington Correspondent of The New Yorker, it was announced today by David Remnick, the magazine’s editor. Mr. Lizza will
cover Washington, national politics and the 2008 Presidential campaign. His appointment is effective August 1, 2007.
Mr. Lizza joins The New Yorker from The New Republic, where he has been a political correspondent since 1998, most recently as a senior editor covering the White House and the presidential campaign. He is also a correspondent for GQ. In addition, he has been a contributing editor for
New York magazine, and has written for the New York Times, the New York Times Magazine, The Washington Monthly, and The Atlantic Monthly.
(Above, Chris meets Hardball brother Kevin King, sibling of one of Hardball’s bookers, Colleen King).
On C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal” this morning, PBS’ Tavis Smiley predicted that last night’s Democratic debate on PBS would be the “most watched and most listened to” debate thus far when all the numbers are added up (including rebroadcasts, radio broadcasts, etc.). He also said it was the best debate thus far and said that many Democratic candidates told him that.
FishbowlDC has learned that McClatchy White House correspondent Ron Hutcheson is leaving the beat to join Austin-based PR firm Public Strategies. Hutcheson leaves in mid-July and will start in their Washington office on August 1.
First on FishbowlDC: FishbowlDC has learned from a reliable source that the new managing editor for the Los Angeles Times will be current assistant managing editor John M. Arthur. You’ll recall that managing editor Doug Frantz quit the paper recently to take a job with the Wall Street Journal.
>UPDATE: Eat the Press is reporting it as well…
>UPDATE: Eh, not so much? The LATimes is saying that “There’s been no such appointment.” Our source — whom we had no reason to doubt — called it “100%,” but perhaps it’s more like “100% that the conventional wisdom within the newsroom has him getting the gig.” Next time, we’ll leave it to FishbowlLA to report the goings on in that city…
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