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Trump campaign ends media blacklist

Donald Trump's presidential campaign is ending its blacklist of news outlets, the campaign has confirmed.

How Conservative Media Learned to Play Politics

[Commentary] When Donald Trump announced his new campaign CEO in mid-August—Steve Bannon, the pugnacious CEO of the conservative news site Breitbart—the world reacted like wires had been crossed.

Commission names moderators for presidential debates

NBC's Lester Holt, ABC's Martha Raddatz, CNN's Anderson Cooper, Fox News' Chris Wallace and CBS' Elaine Quijano will moderate presidential and vice presidential debates this fall, the Commission on Presidential Debates announced.

Tim Kaine says protective pool coming 'in about a week'

Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen Tim Kaine (D-VA) confirmed that the Clinton campaign will establish a "protective pool," at least for his own campaign travel.

Donald Trump print pool rotation includes blacklisted outlets

The print pool rotation for covering Donald Trump will include outlets that his campaign has blacklisted.

President Obama's misguided plan to connect schools to the Internet

[Commentary] E-Rate is almost the perfect Washington DC program. It hits the hot buttons of education, technology, and good jobs at good wages in one shot and spreads federal monies to vendors and consultants in every corner of the country.

Clinton quietly amasses tech policy corps

Hillary Clinton's campaign has tapped a network of more than 100 tech and telecom advisers to craft a policy agenda that echoes many of Silicon Valley's top priorities, from knocking down laws that limit innovation to defanging so-called patent tr

Could Tech Be Rep Mike Honda’s Achilles Heel?

The rematch between longtime Rep Mike Honda (D-CA) and upstart Ro Khanna to represent a large chunk of Silicon Valley is as tight as ever.

Network neutrality advocate Tim Wu joins White House

Tim Wu, the law professor and tech policy expert best known for coining the term “net neutrality,” has joined the Office of Management and Budget to work on economic competitiveness issues. Wu willwork closely with the National Economic Council.

Rep Darrell Issa’s Race

Election 2016 isn't all about the White House so Politico is rolling out a series on congressional contests in which prominent techies are facing stiff competition. First up is Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA).