BuzzFeed has been strengthening its political coverage for several years and has managed to became an important voice in digital political news. Who are the website’s most influential staffers covering politics? This week’s list highlights the top BuzzFeed political staff on Twitter. Metrics were pulled April 27, 2018 and can change over time.

1. Ben Smith — Editor in Chief — 298,717

2. Katherine Miller — Political Editor — 50,824

3. John Stanton — Senior National Correspondent — 45,632

4.  Ruby Cramer — Political Reporter — 40,474

5. Kate Nocera — D.C. Bureau Chief — 31,529

6. Paul McLeod — Capitol Hill Reporter — 29,856

7. Alexis Levinson — Reporter — 28,105

8. Dominic Holden — Civil Right & DOJ Reporter — 24,039

9. Steven Perlberg — Media & Politics Reporter — 18,196

10. Henry J. Gomez — National Political Reporter — 16,548

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