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.

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

FEC gets modest budget boost

By Dave Levinthal

New FEC chief on 'dark money' mission

By Dave Levinthal

'Revolving door' spins between AT&T, GSA

By Dave Levinthal

Mary Landrieu abandoned on airwaves

By Dave Levinthal

GOP shelves FEC complaint against Van Hollen

By Dave Levinthal

Congress' never-ending political money chase

By Dave Levinthal

Slow start to Landrieu's runoff campaign

By Dave Levinthal

Hate political ads? Skip morning shows

By Dave Levinthal

GOP rides cavalry to U.S. Senate majority

By Michael Beckel, Dave Levinthal and Carrie Levine

The meanest U.S. Senate races of all

By Chris Kirk and Dave Levinthal

Surprise! No. 1 super PAC backs Democrats

By Carrie Levine and Dave Levinthal

U.S. Senate races to attract 1 million TV ads

By Michael Beckel and Dave Levinthal

North Carolina's state of political hate

By Dave Levinthal

Super PACs exploit disclosure loophole

By Dave Levinthal

Ads in U.S. Senate contests turn nasty

By Dave Levinthal

FEC's top Democrat takes show on road

By Dave Levinthal

Democrats seize air supremacy in Senate battlegrounds

By Dave Levinthal and Michael Beckel

Controversial Republican telemarketer forms super PAC

By Dave Levinthal

Secret politics pervade popular companies

By Dave Levinthal

Who’s trying to influence your vote?

By Chris Zubak-Skees, Kytja Weir and Dave Levinthal

'Ready for Warren' to change name

By Dave Levinthal

Koch foundation proposal to college: Teach our curriculum, get millions

By Dave Levinthal

In New Hampshire, quixotic super PAC shaking up Republican primary

By Dave Levinthal

FEC not 'Ready for Warren'

By Dave Levinthal

Why Republican control of Congress hinges on nine big-money Senate races

By Michael Beckel and Dave Levinthal

Democrats embrace 'McCutcheon' decision

By Michael Beckel and Dave Levinthal

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