CNN nabs Politico editor

Rachel Smolkin is the newly anointed executive editor of CNN Politics. CNN snared Smolkin from Politico, where she has been managing editor for news.

"Very excited to join @CNN as executive editor of politics for digital. Looking forward to working with the fabulous team there!" she tweeted, before adding, "I will really miss all of my amazing colleagues at @politico -- I am so grateful to you all for an incredible ride here!"

"Congratulations to @CNN on hiring @RachelSmolkin (one of the best editors I've worked with) as the network's executive editor of politics," USA Today's Alison Young shared.

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