Ahead of 2016, Maggie Haberman Joins The New York Times as Presidential Campaign Correspondent


It may still be 2015, but the New York Times is already bulking up their political news coverage ahead of the 2016 presidential campaign. Joining the Times is Maggie Haberman, long-time political reporter at POLITICO and the New York Post and New York Daily News before that. Haberman will be a presidential campaign correspondent and anchor the First Draft morning newsletter, effective February 15. Said the Times’ Washington, DC bureau chief Carolyn Ryan: “[Maggie] has a natural and unusual gift for breaking news and a deep intelligence and understanding of the rhythms and dynamics of political campaigns. Maggie will … bring analysis and insight to our web report, and help drive our campaign news during the day.”

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