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Gallery of the 2014 Robin Toner ceremony in Washington, D.C.

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Toner Prize Goes to Tumulty of Washington Post

Karen Tumulty of The Washington Post is the winner of the 2013 Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting.

tumultyheadshotThe $5,000 Toner Prize honors the late Robin Toner, a summa cum laude graduate of Syracuse University with dual degrees in

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Karen Tumulty Bio

Karen Tumulty is national political correspondent for The Washington Post. She joined the Post in 2010 from TIME Magazine, where she had held the same title. During her 15 tumultyheadshotyears at TIME, Tumulty wrote or co-wrote more than three dozen …

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Jennifer Davidson Bio

Jennifer Davidson works as a reporter and producer at the NPR station for the Ozarks region in southern Missouri, KSMU Radio. She also files stories from rural America for NPR.  She spent five years as a freelance journalist in the …

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Kaiser Family Foundation announces Robin Toner Distinguished Fellow

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Entries Closed for Toner Prize

Entries are no longer being accepted for the Toner Prize for 2013 coverage.

Thanks very much to everyone who entered.

Last call was Tuesday, Jan. 21.  The Toner Prize has a $5,000 award. It honors Robin Toner, the first woman …

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Deadline Extended to Enter for Toner Prize for 2013 Political Reporting

Deadline for entries for the  $5,000 Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting for 2013 coverage has been extended to Jan. 21, 2014.

The Toner Prize recognizes outstanding political reporting in a tribute to Robin Toner, the late national political …

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Robin Toner recalled in Politico Series on Extraordinary Women

In a special Politico series called “Women Rule,” the special talents and strong character of Robin Toner are vividly recalled by Stephanie Cutter, a prominent Democratic political consultant, deputy campaign manager for President Obama’s re-election and co-host of CNN’s “Crossfire.”…

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2012-13 Robin Toner Program Award Ceremony

The dinner and award ceremony was held March 28, 2013, in Washington, D.C. The 2012 Robin Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting went to Molly Ball of The Atlantic.

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Gallery of the 2012 Toner Prize ceremony

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Molly Ball of The Atlantic wins 2012 Toner Prize

Molly Ball of The Atlantic is the winner of the 2012 Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting.

Ball won for her in-depth reporting on the 2012 election, including coverage of the presidential candidates and the campaign around gay-marriage referenda …

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2012 Toner Prize Honorable Mention for ProPublica

 “Campaign 2012: Revealing Dark Money”

From the Judges: This is first-rate investigative journalism, and in the wake of Citizens United, it is exactly what a news organization with the resources of ProPublica should be doing.”

The Stories: From ProPublica’s …

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2012 Toner Prize Honorable Mention for The Wall Street Journal

“Swing Nation”

From the judges: The Wall Street Journal series is the year’s best example of door-to-door political reporting, letting the voters speak about issues and personalities, fears and hopes.”

The Stories: From Gerald F. Seib, Washington Bureau …

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2012 Toner Prize to Molly Ball of The Atlantic

From the judges: “Ms. Ball’s reporting on the 2012 presidential campaign was the most impressive I have read all year.  She wrote with compelling authority and reported with her eyes ears and feet.  She deftly made herself a surrogate for …

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Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to be Keynote Speaker for Toner Prize Ceremony

The nation’s top health official – Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius – will be the keynote speaker at the award ceremony for the Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting on March 28 in Washington, D.C.

The Toner …

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Deadline to submit entries for the Toner Prize has passed

Entries for the $5,000 Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting for 2012 are now being accepted by the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.

The Toner Prize recognizes outstanding political reporting in a tribute to Robin …

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