Dave Levinthal

Senior Reporter  The Center for Public Integrity

Dave Levinthal joined the Center for Public Integrity in 2013 and leads its federal politics reporting team. Under Dave's direction, the Center's Primary Source politics blog won an Editor & Publisher EPPY Award in 2014 as the nation's best political blog. For two years prior to joining the Center, Dave reported on campaign finance and lobbying issues for Politico and co-wrote the daily Politico Influence column. He also edited OpenSecrets.org from 2009 to 2011. From 2003 to 2009, Dave worked for The Dallas Morning News, primarily covering Dallas City Hall also reporting on national elections and aviation security. From 2000 to 2002, he covered the New Hampshire Statehouse for The Eagle-Tribune of Lawrence, Mass. A native of Buffalo, N.Y., Dave graduated from Syracuse University with degrees in newspaper journalism and political philosophy and edited The Daily Orange. Dave has won numerous awards for his reporting and has appeared on dozens of television and radio networks and stations, including National Public Radio, ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, C-SPAN and Al Jazeera America. Beyond politics, he is also a two-time winner of Canada’s Northern Lights Award for his writing about the arctic.

Super PAC doppelgangers eclipse candidates in campaign money chase

Test your money-in-politics IQ

By Michael Beckel and Dave Levinthal

Sarah Palin's PAC, like her TV career, on the wane

By Dave Levinthal

Republican presidential hopefuls: the Uber super users

By Dave Levinthal

Presidential campaign donors hedge bets

Gridlocked elections watchdog goes two years without top lawyer

By Dave Levinthal

9 things to know about Donald Trump

By Dave Levinthal and Jared Bennett

Anti-Hillary groups to FEC: Take a hike

By Dave Levinthal

12 things to know about Rick Santorum

By Dave Levinthal and Jared Bennett

Charlie Rangel is retiring. So why is he raising campaign cash?

By Dave Levinthal

Dershowitz persuaded Rangel to attend Netanyahu speech

By Dave Levinthal

Capitol Hill's Uber caucus

By Dave Levinthal

New super PAC takes moon shot

By Dave Levinthal

12 things to know about Carly Fiorina

By Dave Levinthal and Kimberley Porteous

Gingrich campaign pays IRS debt

By Dave Levinthal

12 things to know about Hillary Clinton

By Dave Levinthal and Jared Bennett

Congressman to colleagues: Surrender surplus campaign cash

By Dave Levinthal

A super PAC for journalists?

By Dave Levinthal

New complaints against 2016 hopefuls may be resolved this decade — or not

By Dave Levinthal

Meet the top politicians, mega-donors who mingled at secretive conference

By Dave Levinthal and Michael Beckel

Hillary readies for journalism event

By Dave Levinthal

Top senators, lobbyists to help Ed Gillespie recoup lost money

By Dave Levinthal

Mitt Romney, Rand Paul and a porno spoof

By Dave Levinthal

HSBC's political committee goes dark in days before Swiss Leaks scandal

By Dave Levinthal

More proof elections never end

By Dave Levinthal

Forum becomes campaign cash free-for-all

By Dave Levinthal

Obama budget includes $5M for FEC offices

By Dave Levinthal

Hybrid PACs generating few greenbacks

By Dave Levinthal

Deadbeat politicos outrun federal enforcers

By Dave Levinthal

There are 153 presidential candidates running

By Dave Levinthal

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