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PR Pros: Pitch Politico Anything, They’ll Take It

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While the homepage of Politico.com and Mike Allen‘s “Playbook” column are must reads for Washington D.C. political insiders, the “Click” section of the publication’s website, which features lifestyle and other random items of note, is easy to get featured on.

Take a story published today titled, “Ben Marter’s Home Cooked Weekend.” The story features Ben Marter, communications director for Rep. Betsy Markey. Here’s how it begins:

Ben Marter spent most of last week working late and eating out. So, this weekend, the communications director for Rep. Betsy Markey was craving some home-cooking.

Who cooked? He did.

We asked Marter–who enjoys playing the role of the sometimes-chef–what showed up on his dietary dossier this weekend.

On Friday night, at home with his girlfriend, Marter cooked up a spicy chicken stir-fry with broccoli, cabbage, mushrooms, green beans, peanuts and onions, and seasoned with with ginger and lemongrass.

“I recommend it,” he said.

The story goes on to state how Marter also enjoyed frozen yogurt and Boboli Pizza. So there you have it PR pros: pitch Politico’s “Click” when you’re looking to get a quick hit.

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