Capitol News Company is pressed to be as omnipresent in Washington, DC, as politicians are. The company operates Politico , a specialty news publication that covers DC politics, congressional events, and elections. Its content, targeted to politicians and general readers alike, includes news reports, as well as commentary and focused segments such as Politico 44 , which provides daily coverage of the Obama Administration (Obama is the 44th president). Politico is available nationally in print and online; it also offers select content in video and other multi-media formats. Founded in 2007 by former Washington Post editors John Harris and Jim VandeHei, Politico is an affiliate of Allbritton Communications .