Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting

Monday, March 23, 2015

Hillary_Clinton2403_620_413_100In her last scheduled appearance of 2015, and leading up to her probable presidential run, Hillary Rodham Clinton presented the Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting to Washington Post reporter Dan Balz. In her brief remarks, Clinton praised Balz and praised the namesake of the award, Robin Toner. Toner was the first female national political reporter for the New York Times. Clinton joked about her pas relationship with press, but she knows that she will need them on her side when she announces her campaign. She described her relationship with the media as “complicated” at times, but she said, “Those of us on the other side are not always going to be happy about whatever it is you do, but we do understand in our more rational moments that is your job. And we and our democracy depend on you.”

A video from the event will be posted when/if available.

News Source: Capital New York

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