US Congress Goes to London

Congessional Quarterly IncPublisher Congressional Quarterly Inc (CQ) has been acquired by the London-based Economist Group, which owns the newsweekly THE ECONOMIST and ROLL CALL.  Details about the transaction was not disclosed.

With nearly 170 reporters, editors and researchers covering Congress, politics and public policy, CQ keeps readers updated in print and online on a weekly, daily and real-time basis with a number of publications, including print magazines CQ WEEKLY and GOVERNING.  With a readership that includes nearly every member of Congress and their staffs, as well as Executive Branch and state-level officials, leaders in business and associations, top academic institutions and leading media outlets, CQ provides opinion leaders with information on Congress, politics and public policy.

Paul Tash, chairman of seller Times Publishing, said the move represents the company’s decision to direct investment resources toward properties in Florida, including its newspaper, the St Petersburg Times.

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