Our inquiry did conclude that there had been an unacceptable violation of our journalistic standards. Material published in our pages borrowed from the work of others, without attribution, in ways which we cannot defend and will not tolerate.Politico editors John F. Harris and Jim VandeHei • Revealing last night that one of their reporters, Kendra Marr, resigned over alleged plagiarism allegations involving a New York Times article. Marr’s own piece included similar phrasing, something which the Times reporter noticed. “Marr is a friend and colleague who has produced much outstanding work here and elsewhere. She offered her resignation Thursday, and we accepted,” the editors noted. In the end, a total of seven of Marr’s articles had to be amended after the plagiarism accusations came to light. Here’s the one that led to her resignation. Here’s the Times’ original article. And here’s The WaPo’s Erik Wemple mashing them together.