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Dan Klaidman Named Newsweek/The Daily Beast’s National Political Correspondent

Dan Klaidman, who rejoined Newsweek/The Daily Beast in early 2012, has been named national political correspondent. Klaidman originally came to Newsweek in 1996 as an investigative reporter. He also served as a managing editor of the magazine. He most recently served as a special correspondent.

“Danny is one of the best-sourced and most insightful reporters I’ve ever worked with,” wrote Tina Brown in a memo announcing the change. “We’re thrilled to be bringing his force to bear on the second Obama administration”

Brown’s full memo is below.

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