Pat Garofalo is a writer and editor in Washington, D.C. who covers politics and policy. He was formerly the Assistant Managing Editor and a columnist for the opinion section at U.S. News & World Report and economic policy editor at ThinkProgress. His writing has appeared in many other leading publications, including The Nation, the Guardian, The Atlantic, NBC News, the Baltimore Sun, and the American Prospect.

His first book, “Sold Out! How Politicians Waste Your Money on Movies, Sports, Casinos and Other Fun and Games” is being published by Thomas Dunne Books.

Here is Pat’s U.S. News & World Report archive. You can contact him via email at patg14@gmail.com or here, as well as follow him on Twitter.

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