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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

Episode 31: The Minority Vote

Tim, Shane and Scott regroup to discuss the likelihood of Joe Biden, while Bernie Sanders is asking for backing from the Democratic Party that has all but coalesced behind Hillary Clinton. T...

John Kasich Shows His Softer Side at Iowa’s State Fair

The Ohio governor talked about compassion, doubling the National Institutes of Health budget, and helping children in Africa.

How Scott Walker Plans to Win Back Donald Trump Supporters

The Wisconsin governor has a plan to close the gap: attacking his fellow Republicans

What Marco Rubio's Biggest Donor Once Wanted from Jeb Bush

Rubio says Florida billionaire Norman Braman "never asked me to do anything." But records show he was certainly solicitous of Bush.

Episode 29: Donald Trump Still On Top

Tim and Shane are joined by Hotline Editor in Chief, Scott Bland, in one of the craziest weeks yet of the 2016 presidential campaign. 

After Rick Perry’s Cash Crunch, Who’s Next?

Rick Perry has run out of cash after only two months on the 2016 campaign trail. That raises two questions: Where does his campaign go from here? And what happens to the four other Republica...

Rick Perry's Financial Implosion

With the candidate's campaign too broke to pay its staff, Perry is banking on support from super PACs to keep his presidential hopes alive.

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