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Shane Goldmacher is a senior political correspondent for the National Journal, where he covers the 2016 presidential campaign. He produces investigative stories that focus on the intersection of money and politics, as well as narrative pieces about the politicians and players in Washington and around the nation.

He previously covered Congress and congressional campaigns. Prior to joining National Journal in 2011, Goldmacher was in the Sacramento bureau of the Los Angeles Times, where he was the paper's lead budget reporter during California's fiscal crisis. He also covered campaigns, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gov. Jerry Brown and the state Legislature. He previously was a reporter for the 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

Rand Paul's Super PAC Raises Just $3.1 Million—Smallest Total Yet for 2016 Republican

But America's Liberty PAC has scored two $1 million donors.

Episode 26: The Spoiler, the Outsider and the Unknown

Kristin, Shane and Josh talk about Trump's continuing threat to the Republican party's standing, "Black Lives Matter" protests disrupted Martin O'Malley and Bernie Sanders this week, and adding to...

John Kasich: The Résumé Republican

Unlike many rivals, the Ohio governor is proudly highlighting his experience in Washington.

The Case for Kasich: 1, 2, 3

COLUMBUS, Ohio — There are three lines on John Kasich 's lengthy résumé that his campaign team sees as the keys to him breaking through in the now 16-person Republican presidential field, w...

John Kasich and the Huntsman Trap

The next entrant into the GOP 2016 field risks being defined by his differences, not his conservative credentials. 

Episode 25: Show Me the Money

Kristin, Shane and Josh discuss who is winning the presidential money race, Scott Walker's announcement, and an exclusive survey from National Journal, revealing that even establishment Republica...

Hillary Clinton Has Already Spent $18.7 Million

The Democratic presidential candidate is spending at a remarkable rate of $230,000 per day.

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