Top 10 Washington Post Political Staffers on Twitter
Whether you are looking for a quick read or long-form reporting, The Washington Post has been providing the latest global and news out of Washington since 1877. For a roundup of political news, follow the paper’s top political staffers on Twitter. This list includes the most influential political staffers at The Washington Post on Twitter, by volume of followers. Using Cision’s media database, we compiled the list below based on Cision’s proprietary research. All numbers were pulled February 18, 2015.
1. Chris Cillizza – White House Staff Writer – 243,947
— Chris Cillizza (@TheFix) February 18, 2015
2. Wesley Lowery – Politics Reporter – 110,856
Ferguson Mayor James Knowles says as his city engulfed in chaos, Gov. Jay Nixon wouldn't return anyone's calls http://t.co/4h42HevPNI
— Wesley Lowery (@WesleyLowery) February 12, 2015
3. Jonathan Capehart – Editorial Page Writer – 109,566
West Coast late read: Silence from the right on James Comey's race talk. http://t.co/5ry3Bss6jC
— Jonathan Capehart (@CapehartJ) February 18, 2015
4. E.J. Dionne – Contributing Politics Columnist – 80,150
— EJ Dionne (@EJDionne) February 13, 2015
5. Robert Costa – National Politics Reporter – 68,335
Lots of GOP buzz today about a possible new 2016 contender who's quietly making moves. Stay tuned… Could be a game-changer.
— Robert Costa (@costareports) February 11, 2015
6. Karen Tumulty – National Political Correspondent – 52,181
— Karen Tumulty (@ktumulty) February 7, 2015
7. Dan Balz – Chief Correspondent – 41,785
Romney out: A boost for Bush and who else? A quick take on today's developments. http://t.co/5xkMzfXA0j
— Dan Balz (@danbalz) January 30, 2015
8. Dana Milbank – Columnist – 34,954
"New" Republican alternative to Obamacare is word-for-word copy of last year's plan. http://t.co/CHO7cQM7Uo
— Dana Milbank (@Milbank) February 7, 2015
9. Reid Wilson – Politics Staff Writer – 32,511
OR Sec/State Kate Brown takes over as governor today, Kitzhaber’s resignation official at 10am PT – http://t.co/NGnd2OH13o
— Reid Wilson (@PostReid) February 18, 2015
10. Philip Rucker – National Political Correspondent – 22,369
— Philip Rucker (@PhilipRucker) February 11, 2015
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