Daniel Lippman is a reporter covering the White House and Washington for POLITICO. In the past year, he broke news on internal battles at the U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. Agency for Global Media as well as uncovered personnel struggles among political appointees in the U.S. government. Besides writing about political and national security intrigue, he also often writes long-form stories about the Washington political scene for POLITICO Magazine. He was previously a co-author of POLITICO Playbook, the publication’s flagship daily newsletter.
Before joining POLITICO, Daniel covered environmental news for E&E Publishing and was a reporter for The Wall Street Journal. He has also interned for McClatchy Newspapers, Reuters, and The Economist. As a freelancer in 2013, he traveled to the Turkish-Syrian border to cover the Syrian civil war for The Huffington Post and CNN.com.
Daniel, who graduated from the George Washington University, hails from the Berkshires in western Massachusetts, where he got his start in journalism at the Berkshire Eagle copyediting obituaries and letters to the editor when he was in high school.