Dave Levinthal

Federal Politics Editor and Senior Reporter

Dave Levinthal joined the Center for Public Integrity in 2013 and leads its federal politics reporting team, with a focus on political influence, government ethics, campaign money and lobbying. Under Dave’s direction, the Center’s recent political coverage has earned two Edward R. Murrow Awards and two National Headliner Awards among other honors. Dave’s writing regularly appears in publications such as The Atlantic, TIME and Politico Magazine, and he frequently provides political analysis on television and radio programs such as CNN, Fox NewsMSNBC and NPR. He previously reported on politics and government for Politico (2011-2013), OpenSecrets.org (2009-2011), the Dallas Morning News (2002-2009) and the Eagle-Tribune (2000-2002). A native of Buffalo, N.Y., Dave graduated with degrees in journalism and political philosophy from Syracuse University, where he edited the Daily Orange.