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Politico Poaches Top WSJ Reporter

politico_logo.jpgVia the Revolving Door:

February 12, 2007: Jeanne Cummings has been named chief lobbying and money correspondent at The Politico. She had been chief money and politics reporter at The Wall Street Journal. (FBDC)

Cummings will direct a new, five-person team “dedicated to covering the lobbying industry and others paid to influence and shape politics and public policy.” Two things: 1. How much money is this Politico throwing around? 2. If you were a WSJ reporter in Washington, why wouldn’t you want to join what is quickly becoming the MTV of D.C.?

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