HuffPo Hires Nico Pitney

From the release:

    The Huffington Post announced today that
    top political blogger Nico Pitney has joined the company as a politics
    editor. Pitney will be responsible for continually updating news and
    opinion coverage on the site’s new Politics section, working closely
    with HuffPost political editor Thomas B. Edsall, who will oversee the
    site’s political reporting and strategic initiatives.

    Pitney will also spearhead the launch of The Huffington Post’s new
    politics blog, featuring a steady stream of video and campaign
    reporting throughout the day. He will be based in Washington, DC,
    where HuffPost will be opening an office.