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“News media and politics: an uneasy union”

From the LATimes:

    Some of America’s most prominent political journalists are, quite literally, wedded to the 2008 presidential race: Their spouses work for one of the candidates.

The connections listed in the piece:

  • Los Angeles Times political reporter Ronald BrownsteinEileen McMenamin, chief spokeswoman for Sen. John McCain.

  • Portfolio’s Matthew CooperMandy Grunwald, (chief ad strategist in Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton’s campaign)

  • Fortune’s Nina EastonRuss Schriefer (media strategy for McCain).

  • NBC’s Campbell Brown “will continue to cover politics after her husband [Dan Senor] rejected overtures to join the campaign of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.”

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