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  1. White House Bars New York Times, CNN, and Politico From Press BriefingEarlier in the day, Trump explained that the media isn’t the “enemy of the people” — but the fake news media is.
  2. What Are the Republicans Endorsing Clinton Expecting in Return?It’s not clear how much they’re helping her, or what promises have been made.
  3. Labor Day Reset: Down the Stretch With Clinton and TrumpEverything points to a solid if unspectacular Clinton victory. But Trump has a very narrow path to victory, and the campaign noise will be immense.
  4. Michael Hirsh on the MediaIf Donald Trump is elected, it will cast a very harsh light on, not the basic functioning of the mainstream media but whether it’s relevant at all anymore.”
  5. You Know Who Else Wanted to Abolish the CIA?Bernie Sanders’s 40-year-old call to abolish the CIA isn’t as radical as his opponents seem to believe. 
  6. Politico Calls Boring Bush Ads ‘Scorched Earth’Don’t let the publication’s zest for political bloodshed mislead you.
  7. Mike Elk on Trying to Unionize PoliticoUnfortunately, the anti-union forces in the newsroom have tried to make the union drive all about me.”
  8. Politico Provides Platform for BP to Claim the BP Oil Spill Was OverratedBP happens to be a big advertiser, but this isn’t even sponsored content.
  9. Why Politico’s Insane Chevy Chase Claim FloppedA fact-check.
  10. Politico Denies Blaming Obama for AssassinationAnd said Secret Service reform will only happen if he dies.
  11. Politico Picks a Name for Chelsea Clinton’s BabyBased on the top names in Iowa and New Hampshire.
  12. Politico’s Sister Publication to Have a European AccentInside the beltway autobahn.
  13. Washington Post Swaps Graham Family Dynasty for Politico VeteranFormer Politico CEO Fred Ryan will step into Weymouth’s shoes.
  14. Dick Cheney Is Turning on the Charm So Republicans Will Like Him AgainThe “fence-mending” is mostly for his favorite daughter’s sake.
  15. Here Are the Newspapers That Think You’re an IdiotToday’s media scorecard.
  16. Politico Insists It’s Not Taking Over Los Angeles Just YetTwo of its writers, Dylan Byers and Todd Purdum, are moving out west.
  17. Shocking Revelation From Clinton FilesSpoiler alert.
  18. People Are Allowed to Read Mike AllenDon’t make him bar people from reading Playbook.
  19. Politico Stonewalls Mike Allen Payola ScandalWe won’t dignify these damning, extremely detailed allegations with a response.
  20. All Politico Does Is WinLosers need not apply.
  21. media
    Politico Executive Editor Jim VandeHei Now the Company’s CEOHe’ll be running the business.
  22. Food Policy
    Politico Launches Food-Policy CoverageThe shutdown and your pantry, explained.
  23. The New Capital New York Will Not Quite Be Politico NYCAn interview with co-founder Josh Benson.
  24. mergers and acquisitions
    Politico’s Owner Bought Capital New YorkPlans “to do in New York what we did in Washington with Politico.”
  25. Politico Is ‘This Town’Cossetted Beltway elitists? That’s us!
  26. All the ‘Full Disclosures’ in Articles About Mark Leibovich’s This TownSo far.
  27. Politico Poaches Foreign Policy’s Top EditorSusan Glasser to bring in magazine-style coverage.
  28. Politico to Experiment With Paywall on Unimportant Small StatesBut definitely not D.C.
  29. the national interest
    Annual Washington Journalism Nadir Celebration CommencesIt’s hard out there for a pimp.
  30. Donald Trump, Credulous Politico ReaderPolitico should also get on that “birth certificate” story.
  31. Politico’s Innumeracy Ruining 61 Million LivesOr so. It’s a very approximate, Politico-style calculation.
  32. New York Times Staffers Publicly Complain About BossAnonymously, to Politico.
  33. Politico Accidentally Exposes Beltway EliteA document for the ages.
  34. Super-PACs Prepare Final Ad BlitzesThere’s still a lot of money to shove through the airwaves. 
  35. Fired Yahoo Journalist Lands at Politico After Racial Romney QuipDavid Chalian has been forgiven for suggesting Mitt Romney doesn’t care about black people.
  36. Politico Suspends Its White House Correspondent He also tweeted a penis joke.
  37. Politico Takes On the Liberal Media, Sucks Up to RomneyD.C.’s most fervent media watchdogs went after the nation’s Obama-loving newspapers.
  38. The Beltway Is a State of MindPolitico’s northward expansion.
  39. BuzzFeed Raises $15.5 Million for Ben Smith MakeoverThe website’s board is now full of former Huffington Post execs.
  40. Ben Smith Is Moving to BuzzFeedIs this lol, cute, omg, wtf, win, or fail?
  41. Politico: Herman Cain Was Accused of Sexual Harassment in the Nineties [Updated]He “vaguely” confirmed it, now he’s denying it.
  42. Politico No Longer Relying on the Print Edition No One Knows AboutYes, Hill staffers, we know YOU know it exists.
  43. 2012
    Obama Campaign Promises They Won’t Be Calling Mitt Romney ‘Weird,’ ExactlyDavid Axelrod is mincing words now.
  44. 2012
    Obama to Pull a George W. Bush, Go Negative on ‘Weird’ Mitt Romney [Update]The president’s reelection campaign gets a dress rehearsal.
  45. Please Describe Your Post–White House Plans Briefly for the YearbookPolitico fuels the dreams of every kid who thinks admission to Harvard merits a national news headline.
  46. First Republican Primary Debate Postponed Due to Complete Lack of CandidatesIt’s moving from early May to September since nobody is running yet.
  47. Darrell Issa Now Investigating Own Spokesman [Updated: He’s Gone]Kurt Bardella is accused of being a little too helpful with a Times reporter’s book.
  48. Talk Box: Glenn Beck Warns GOP ‘Boys Club’ of Whig-Like ExtinctionPlus, Chris Matthews tries to get Alabama governor Haley Barbour to let him know when the next boys’ club meeting starts.
  49. Politico to Offer Subscription ServiceThe starting price is $1,495 a year.
  50. Politico Adds Opinion With Columns From Joe Scarborough and Michael KinsleyThis is a first for the Beltway publication.
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