Carl Hulse has been promoted from deputy Washington bureau chief to Washington editor. Hulse has been deputy chief since August of 2011. Prior to that he served as the Times’¬†chief congressional correspondent.

Hulse first joined the Times in 2001 as night editor. A year after that he began covering Congress was named chief congressional correspondent in 2006.

In related news, Elisabeth Bumiller and Bill Hamilton have been named deputy Washington bureau chiefs.