Good morning — again; 11 days to President Trump. Welcome to the debut edition of Axios AM: Mike's Top 10, a pre-dawn quick read from Axios, our new media company covering the collision and convergence of business, tech, media and politics. We're pioneering some clever ways to bring you smarter, more efficient coverage.
- Jim VandeHei, Roy Schwartz and I started building Axios after our nearly decade-long run at Politico, and we now have more than 50 colleagues getting ready for our big launch.
- The WSJ this morning has some details on our plans, and Vanity Fair last week broke the news of two top political insiders (Tim Berry and Evan Ryan) joined as EVPs.
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