Jake and Anna are senior writers for Politico and the co-authors of the Politico Playbook, the twice-daily newsletter that drives the narrative in Washington. Since Jake and Anna took over in July 2016, Playbook’s readership has increased 20%.
Jake has covered Congress for Politico for the past seven years, specifically focused on the House Republican leadership. He has been recognized for his coverage of the downfall of John Boehner, and rise of Paul Ryan. Prior to joining Politico, Jake worked at the Wall Street Journal.
Anna previously was the co-author of the daily newsletter Politico Influence, which focuses on lobbying and money in politics. Before Politico, Anna covered House leadership and lobbying as a staff writer for Roll Call. She got her start in Washington journalism as a lobbying business reporter for the industry newsletter Influence.