By Judy Kurtz - 07/07/11 12:04 AM EDT
Asked why she views her new gig as her dream job, Yellin replied, “I love covering politics and always have, but I also really enjoy policy, as dorky as that sounds, because I like the intellectual challenge of understanding policy.”
Yellin says although she might be full of life on-camera, she’s no longer getting that jolt from Starbucks.
Once a self-professed caffeine junkie, Yellin had to give up her beloved soy cappuccinos on doctor’s orders: “I’m off all caffeine. I get migraines. But sometimes I cheat and have green tea.”
Cheating by drinking green tea — those dorks, always living on the edge.