Politico’s Patrick O’Connor moves to Bloomberg to cover regulation among other issues. There was a going away party for O’Connor Thursday night at Union Pub.

Congratulations to O’Connor.

As reported by Politico’s Mike Allen, a lengthy roster of journos attended the party.
See the list after the jump…

We hear Bloomberg is aggressively going after reporters from variety of Capitol Hill publications. Stay tuned…


From Mike Allen’s Playbook: A going-away bash for POLITICO’s beloved Patrick O’Connor — who’s running away for a fantastic job at Bloomberg — featured beers, NCAA on the overhead TVs, and much recess anticipation from the Hill types. Among those SPOTTED on the covered porch of Capitol Hill’s Union Pub: wife Katie, Rodell Mollineau, Tommy “The Bull” Burr, Ron and Sara Bonjean, Erica Lovley, Kasie Hunt, Brian Walsh, Paul Kane, Shannon Flaherty, John Murray, Brad Dayspring, Matthew Murray, Lisa Lerer, Victoria McGrane, Dan Reilly, Manu Raju, Maddog, JMart, Doug Heye, Alex Eisenstadt, the Brothers Mullins (Brody and Luke), Anne Schroeder Mullins, Chris Frates, Ben Pershing, Glenn Thrush, Marty Kady, Michael Steel, Jon Scofield, Jennifer Hing, Amber Marchand, Ken and Emily Spain, Rob Collins, and Scott Mulhauser.