Peter Hamby

Peter Hamby


Head of News @Snap and host of Good Luck America. @CNN vet. @GUPolitics board & @ShorensteinCtr fellow. Levon fan. Wrote this: http://goo.gl/5A8ihD

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South Carolina lawmakers on campaign payrolls: A tradition unlike any other

for those looking at meme strategy 🤯, some good insights here from @pattyjburns  and @TurnerNovak  >

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@pattyjburns  @TurnerNovakpart  of Bloomberg's strategic strength (other than money!) is that they've hired a ton of smart people who didn't work in politics at all before, instead marketing, tech, branding. maybe it's crass, but they're selling a product and it's working so far.

Lester Quinones has gone from short shorts to track-and-field onesie

The Mossad reporting in here from @eosnos  and @adamentous  is real spy novel stuff

Remarkable patience from @craigmelvin  just now as he listens to Gilda Cobb Hunter express her wild enthusiasm for Tom Steyer

Super Tuesday is literally 2 days after South Carolina. It costs $40M to run a statewide ad campaign in Texas. $2-3M to run TV in Los Angeles alone. Not to mention Raleigh, Denver, D.C., Nashville, Boston. This whiplash is all happening in 2 weeks. Money's gonna dry up real fast.

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Crowd at CPAC waving these little pro-Trump flags that look exactly like the Russian flag. Staffers quickly come around to confiscate them.

Rep. Rashida Tlaib cursing got 5 times more coverage on cable news than Rep. Steve King embracing white supremacy

A reminder that Mitch McConnell said Al Franken was unfit to serve in the U.S. Senate after a series of he-said-she-said harassment allegations from multiple women, some of them unnamed

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Q: What books are you reading? A: Look over there. There are some books.

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Twitter sucks today, so here’s some pics the Parkland kids texted me of their back-to-school therapy dogs

Here is David Halberstam on how Joe McCarthy played the journalists assigned to cover him

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How Twitter works: Beto didn’t “live stream his teeth-cleaning.” He’s been interviewing people in El Paso about life on the border. Including his dental assistant. It wasn’t live. There was a split second selfie shot of him with his mouth open that was screengrabbed by a reporter

Trump family's Aspen ski vacation cost taxpayers $330,000. Most Republicans in Congress were elected running against crap like this.

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