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Founder and editor-in-chief of The Lever, David is also an Oscar-nominated writer and worked as Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign speechwriter. See more

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Covering money and influence on politics, Andrew’s award-winning work has appeared in MapLight, International Business Times, ProPublica and HuffPost. See more

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Julia covers corporate and political power. Her work has appeared in the Guardian, the Intercept, and the New York Times. See more

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Matthew covers labor, private equity, health care and the retirement crisis. He previously worked at the International Business Times and contributed to The Intercept. See more

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