Peter Ogburn


Political Rivals Bond Over Pooch

Tucker Martin is the communications director for Bob McDonnell, the Governor of Virginia. Over the weekend, he set out to do a little hunting and, in the process, lost Blue, […]

Cusack To Appear On HBO’s Veep

While most of Washington, D.C. knows Bob Cusack as the managing editor of The Hill, fans of the HBO show Veep will get to know him next year when he […]

Sam Youngman Going Home to Kentucky

Sam Youngman, who covered the 2012 Presidential Election for Reuters, is leaving Washington, DC and moving to Lexington, KY. There, he’ll be covering politics for the Kentucky Herald-Leader. Youngman was […]

Latest Shots Fired in the War Between Politico and The Daily Caller

Friday morning, The Daily Caller revealed “TheDC POLITICO Playbook, presented by the Church of Scientology.” It’s a very well-done spoof of the daily roundup that Politico’s Mike Allen sends around […]

Politico’s Mike Allen Sees Dead People

Tuesday night’s big party celebrating the return of “Crossfire” was held at the Carnegie Library. As expected, it was QUITE the affair. Newt Gingrich, Stephanie Cutter, S.E. Cupp and Van […]

Are Politico Playbook’s Birthdays Being Outsourced?

Hey, we know it’s August. Our minds, bodies are on autopilot. But what the hell–are the birthdays in Politico Playbook being compiled in Mumbai? Last week, Politico’s Mike Allen had […]

Marty’d: The Chris Moody Edition

It’s been a while since we’ve checked in with Marty Rudolf, our favorite News Junkie Online. Day in and day out, Marty shares interesting stories and tries interacting with various […]

Morning Oopsy: The Mike Allen Edition

Isn’t Playbook great? It’s the gift that keeps on giving. The daily newsletter from Politico’s Mike Allen consistently drops news nuggets on his readers, but he’s been known to have […]

Yahoo Gets Inspiration From Now This News

On Wednesday morning, Yahoo published this piece on Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.). The headline is “What is it like to be a Muslim in Congress?” It’s no secret that Ellison […]

Fournier Gets Parenting Book Deal

National Journal’s Ron Fournier wrote about his experiences as the parent of a son with Aspberger’s last year in this piece, which had people coming out of the woodwork to […]