Peter Bell is graphics director for National Journal. Prior to this assignment, Bell served four years as information graphics reporter and editor for CongressDaily. Prior to that, he profiled Washington's politics and policy community as a National Journal people columnist and researcher with the Almanac of American Politics. Since 2005, he and political correspondent James Barnes have produced the National Journal Political Insiders Poll, a weekly feature that distills the insights and opinions of over 200 political experts and members of Congress on the vital issues of the day. Before coming to National Journal, Bell was a researcher at the Pew Internet and American Life Project. Peter grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, and is a graduate of Miami University and Georgetown University.