Christina Bellantoni

Writer

Christina Bellantoni has been assistant managing editor, politics since August 2015. She came to the Los Angeles Times after 12 years covering politics in Washington, most recently as editor-in-chief at Roll Call. Before that, she served as political editor at “PBS NewsHour” for two years. She has covered the White House, Congress, the 2004, 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns, and the Virginia statehouse. Bellantoni, a California native, is vice president of the board of the Washington Press Club Foundation.

Recent Articles

  • For fan in chief Obama, a Chicago champion caps his own record run

    For fan in chief Obama, a Chicago champion caps his own record run

    The Obama presidential library might need a special wing for all the memorabilia sports teams have given him, but by his own assessment, no team has delivered the sort of mementos the Chicago Cubs did Monday. Among the tributes: a “midnight pardon” for a Chicago sports fan whose baseball loyalties...

  • Essential Politics: An electoral college reality check

    Essential Politics: An electoral college reality check

    Monday will bring the long presidential campaign to a close as electors across the nation meet in state capitals to certify the results. The moment marks an important shift for the country, just over one month before Donald Trump is inaugurated. I’m Christina Bellantoni, here with the last edition...

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