Center for Public Integrity to crash national convention parties

Political reporters head to Cleveland, Philadelphia to uncover influence peddling

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning Center for Public Integrity is sending reporters to the national political conventions in Cleveland and Philadelphia to exclusively focus on special-interest influence, lobbying, partying, big-money politicking and corporate schmoozing — our specialties.

The Center for Public Integrity’s money and politics reporting team is among the best in the business, this year producing a barrage of exclusive stories and investigations about the bankrollers and influence peddlers behind Election 2016.

And our team is already revealing what's happening behind the curtains in Cleveland and Philadelphia — see our recent investigation: “Special interests look to influence political conventions — discreetly.”

Senior political reporter Dave Levinthal will be in Cleveland next week for the Republican National Convention, and political reporters Carrie Levine and Michael Beckel will be in Philadelphia the week after for the Democratic National Convention. Deputy Executive Editor John Dunbar will oversee the Center for Public Integrity's convention coverage.

Have a tip for a member of our political team?

Reach Dave at dlevinthal@publicintegrity.org. Follow him on Twitter at @davelevinthal.

Reach Carrie at clevine@publicintegrity.org. Follow her on Twitter at @levinecarrie.

Reach Michael at mbeckel@publicintegrity.org. Follow him on Twitter at @mjbeckel.

Reach John at jdunbar@publicintegrity.org. Follow him on Twitter at @johndunbar14.

The Center for Public Integrity's political reporting team also has extensive experience distilling and analyzing politics for television, radio, online and print audiences. If you represent a media outlet, these journalists are available to join you for interviews before and during the national conventions.

Call 202-481-1220 or email mediarelations@publicintegrity.org to book Dave, Carrie, Michael or John as guests.

During the national conventions, follow the Center for Public Integrity's reporting at PublicIntegrity.org and on our Facebook and Twitter pages. Sign up for daily or twice-weekly news alerts by clicking here.

Founded in 1989, the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Public Integrity is one of the country's oldest and largest nonpartisan, nonprofit investigative news organizations.

Our mission: To serve democracy by revealing abuses of power, corruption and betrayal of public trust by powerful public and private institutions, using the tools of investigative journalism.

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