Congrats to Karen Tumulty of Washington Post (and you also know her from her frequent appearances on OTR at 7pm political panel)

Karen Tumulty

Below is from POLITCO’s Mike Allen today:

“KAREN TUMULTY WINS ROBIN TONER PRIZE – Release: “Karen Tumulty of The Washington Post is the winner of the 2013 Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting. The $5,000 Toner Prize honors the late Robin Toner, a summa cum laude graduate of Syracuse University with dual degrees in journalism and political science. She was the first woman to be national political correspondent of The New York Times. The Prize is sponsored by the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. … A standout of [Karen’s] coverage was a poignant profile of a Vietnam war veteran, Earl Smith, who gave his 101st Airborne screaming eagle patch to then-Sen. Barack Obama …”