Carrie Levine

Senior Political Reporter  The Center for Public Integrity

Carrie Levine joined the Center for Public Integrity in October 2014 as a federal politics reporter investigating the influence of money in politics. For four years before joining the Center, she worked as research director at Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, where she managed a five-person staff that exposed the activities of politically active “dark money” nonprofits and uncovered instances of congressional self-dealing. Carrie previously worked as a reporter and associate editor for The National Law Journal, where she covered the inner workings of lobbying firms and lobbyists’ strategies. Carrie also previously reported for the Charlotte Observer, the Patriot Ledger of Quincy, Mass., and The Sun (Lowell, Mass.). She is a graduate of Boston University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Super PACs get free pass to hide donors

By Dave Levinthal and Carrie Levine

Tea party groups see win in end-of-year omnibus bill

By Michael Beckel and Carrie Levine

Inside Ben Carson's small-dollar fundraising machine

By Carrie Levine

New tax documents show Crossroads GPS poured millions into 2014 Senate race

By Carrie Levine

Republican super PACs dominate early ad spending

By Carrie Levine and Cady Zuvich

Small-dollar donors power insurgent candidates from both parties

By Michael Beckel and Carrie Levine

Is pro-Bush super PAC obscuring spending?

By Carrie Levine

Pro-Rick Perry super PACs give back millions

By Carrie Levine

Jeb Bush ditched his corporate pals, but they won't quit him

By Carrie Levine

Can Joe Biden raise enough money to be a contender?

By Carrie Levine and Ben Wieder

Limits unclear on new political party 'slush funds'

By Carrie Levine

Super PAC doppelgangers eclipse candidates in campaign money chase

Rick Perry finance chairman does super PAC two-step

By Carrie Levine

Presidential campaign donors hedge bets

12 things to know about Jim Webb

By Carrie Levine and Jared Bennett

Prison inmate forms super PAC

By Carrie Levine

White-nationalist group that influenced alleged Charleston shooter is subsidized by American taxpayers

By David Heath and Carrie Levine

12 things to know about Jeb Bush

By Carrie Levine and Jared Bennett

Newt scores loot from GOP

By Carrie Levine

12 things to know about Rick Perry

Senator would limit lobbyist money that fueled liberal allies

By Carrie Levine and Michael Beckel

Meet the 'dark money' phantom

By Carrie Levine

Liberal operatives paid big bucks by embattled pro-Clinton super PAC

By Carrie Levine

9 things to know about Ben Carson

By Carrie Levine and Kimberley Porteous

12 things to know about Bernie Sanders

By Carrie Levine and Jared Bennett

12 things to know about Marco Rubio

By Carrie Levine and Jared Bennett

Menendez's million-dollar defense

By Carrie Levine

U.S. Chamber doubling down on political juggernaut

By Carrie Levine

Aaron Schock still gets taxpayer-funded pension

By Carrie Levine

NFL lawyers tackling political concerns

By Carrie Levine

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