Ritsch going with Obama

Massie Ritsch, the former L.A. Times politics desk writer and editor who has been Communications Director at the Center for Responsive Politics in Washington, is heading for the Department of Education as Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Office of Communications & Outreach. He'll apparently be overseeing outreach to education associations, foundations and think-tanks and starts April 20. This means, by the way, that there's an opening posted at OpenSecrets.org.

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