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John Lauinger

John Lauinger

John Lauinger is an American journalist based in Washington, D.C. John Lauinger is deputy editor of POLITICO Pro's Trade and Agriculture verticals. [1]


John Lauinger graduated Cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor's degree in political science and international relations. [1]


He joined POLITICO in April 2016, and was senior night editor for POLITICO Pro during the 2016 campaign, editing across policy verticals and anchoring the Morning Agriculture and Morning Technology newsletters.

He edited Pro’s Transition 2017 newsletter before taking on his current assignment.


Prior to moving to Washington, D.C. to begin his POLITICO life, John worked at the New York Daily News for a decade, serving stints as breaking news editor, night editor, transit editor, morning assignment editor, deputy political editor and associate editor. Before turning to editing, he reported on crime, working out of the paper’s NYPD headquarters bureau. [1]

Before his time documenting New York’s macabre happenings, he covered Queens and Long Island, reporting on everything from zoning disputes to political wrangling to the disappearance of marshland in Jamaica Bay. He even interviewed Junior Gotti at a high school football game. [1]

Lauinger got his start in journalism at a weekly paper on Long Island.


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