The website Politico appointed two reporters on Monday to replace Mike Allen at Playbook, which rapidly grew from a morning email to his bosses into a must-read newsletter for Washington power players and those who want to eavesdrop on their conversations.
Politico's Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman will take over the newsletter on July 11, Politico said. Daniel Lippman, who helps compile material for Allen, will continue.
Allen will remain at Politico to report on the election, then join one of the website's founders, Jim VandeHei, in launching a new media venture, details of which have not been disclosed.
The chatty newsletter is a combination of breaking news, story...