departed to lead the Washington bureau of Yahoo News in November.
Bellantoni has spent more than a decade covering national political and business news in Washington, D.C., and California. She has worked as associate politics editor at CQ Roll Call since October 2010, appearing as a political analyst on Hardball, Countdown, On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren, Reliable Sources, TopLine, The Rachel Maddow Show and The Daily Rundown. Bellantoni also was a senior reporter-blogger at Talking Points Memo's Washington bureau, covering the White House and national politics from October 2009 through October 2010. Before joining TPM, she was a White House correspondent for The Washington Times. She was also an Institute of Politics Fellow at the Kennedy School, Harvard University, in fall 2011. (Image: NewsHour)