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Shane Goldmacher is a congressional correspondent for the National Journal. Prior to joining NJ in 2011, Goldmacher was a Sacramento-based reporter covering California politics and government for the Los Angeles Times. He was the paper's lead budget reporter during California's fiscal crisis. He also covered statewide campaigns, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gov. Jerry Brown and the state Legislature. He previously was a reporter for Sacramento Bee, where he launched the political website, Capitol Alert. Before that, he wrote for Capitol Weekly, a Sacramento-based newspaper that covers state government. A San Francisco native, Goldmacher received his bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley.

Latest From Shane Goldmacher

They're Not Allowed to Talk. But Candidates and PACs Are Brazenly Communicating All the Time.

Candidates, committees, and outside-group allies are sharing more information than ever thanks to a law easily bypassed and an FEC stuck in gridlock.

Ted Cruz and Mike Huckabee Are on a Collision Course as Evangelicals Audition 2016 Contenders

Social conservatives are desperate to settle on a single candidate earlier than ever to avoid another "moderate" as the GOP nominee.

Rand Paul Summons Political Operatives for 2016 Strategy Session

The closely guarded gathering ahead of Paul's likely presidential run will happen only eight days after the midterms.  

New Joni Ernst TV Ad Goes Back to Her Hog-Castrating Roots

It's back. Just minus the word "conservative."

Can Democrats Win a 'War on Women' Debate Against a Woman?

In the campaign against Republican Joni Ernst, Democrats are trying.  

Joni Ernst Is the GOP's Breakout Star. The Democratic Machine Could Still Beat Her.

Bruce Braley is a flawed candidate, but his team's superior ground game might still topple the GOP's breakout star of 2014.  

The Iowa Senate Race Is a Jump Ball

Joni Ernst clings to a 2-point edge in a new survey with mixed news for both candidates.

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They're Not Allowed to Talk. But Candidates and PACs Are Brazenly Communicating All the Time.

Candidates, committees, and outside-group allies are sharing more information than ever thanks to a law easily bypassed and an FEC stuck in gridlock.

Ted Cruz and Mike Huckabee Are on a Collision Course as Evangelicals Audition 2016 Contenders

Social conservatives are desperate to settle on a single candidate earlier than ever to avoid another "moderate" as the GOP nominee.

Rand Paul Summons Political Operatives for 2016 Strategy Session

The closely guarded gathering ahead of Paul's likely presidential run will happen only eight days after the midterms.  

New Joni Ernst TV Ad Goes Back to Her Hog-Castrating Roots

It's back. Just minus the word "conservative."

Can Democrats Win a 'War on Women' Debate Against a Woman?

In the campaign against Republican Joni Ernst, Democrats are trying.  

Joni Ernst Is the GOP's Breakout Star. The Democratic Machine Could Still Beat Her.

Bruce Braley is a flawed candidate, but his team's superior ground game might still topple the GOP's breakout star of 2014.  

The Iowa Senate Race Is a Jump Ball

Joni Ernst clings to a 2-point edge in a new survey with mixed news for both candidates.

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