Covering the Midterms? Don’t Miss Out on Breaking Election News

PR Newswire for Journalists policy and election news

We’re just a few weeks out from Election Day.

PR Newswire’s Policy & Government newsfeed has carried a host of important headlines, including these:

It’s not too late to start receiving political news. Here’s how to get started.

1. Visit PR Newswire for Journalists.

If you already are a member of PR Newswire for Journalists, log in at the top right of the landing page. Go to My PR Newswire and select “Create New Profile.”

If you’re new to these parts, hit the green button in the center of the page that says Get Started Now.

Fill in the registration form and go directly to your “My PR Newswire” tab and Create New Profile.

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2. Create a news profile for Policy & Government News.

After selecting “Create New Profile,” name your newsfeed.

You’ll then land in the customization dashboard, which will allow you to edit the type of news you seek.

Under Delivery Options, make sure you select “yes” beside your email address, where it asks, “Link address to this profile?” Then, select your preferred email schedule (real time or daily), and type of email (full release, abstract, or headline only).

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3. Select your subjects.

If you want to see election-related news from all sources, focus your newsfeed on political campaigns.

To do this, scroll down to Subjects on the right-hand side of the page. Select Political Campaigns. Make no other selections if you want the full political campaigns feed, which will provide you the latest news and commentary related to election season.

However, if you seek other policy and government news, we feature headlines under several subjects, including Domestic Policy, Environmental Policy, Federal and State Legislation, Federal Executive Branch/Agency News, Foreign Policy/International Affairs, Trade Policy, and US State Policy News.

You can select as few or as many subjects as you wish. Hit Save & View at the bottom.

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Ask Media Relations for Help

If at any point you need assistance, we’re here to help.

Covering the organizations and subjects you wish to keep tabs on shouldn’t be difficult. Feel free to reach out to PR Newswire’s audience relations team by emailing

We’ll get you connected with the news you want on the schedule you prefer.

Need assistance setting up your custom newsfeed? We’re happy to help! Simply email us or fill out the contact form below and our team will hook you up.


Christine Cube is a senior audience relations manager with PR Newswire and freelance writer. Follow her at @cpcube or check out her latest on the Beyond Bylines blog.

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