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Fawn Johnson is a correspondent for National Journal, covering domestic policy issues such as gun control, transportation, and education. She is an expert on immigration, having covered it since the Clinton administration. Johnson is a long-time student of Washington D.C. policy and politics, with more than decade of experience covering Congress and the administration. She previously reported for Dow Jones Newswires and the Wall Street Journal where she covered financial regulation and telecommunications. She is an alumnus of CongressDaily, where she covered health care, labor, and immigration. Johnson first covered Congress at BNA Inc., where she wrote about labor, welfare, immigration, and employment law. She has an M.A. from the Annenberg School for Communication at University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. from Bates College.

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