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scott amey

SCOTT H. AMEY, J.D.

General Counsel

Danielle Brian

DANIELLE BRIAN

Executive Director

lydia dennett

LYDIA DENNETT

Investigator

Danielle Downing, Editor

DANNI DOWNING

Editor and Congressional Training Program Director

abby evans

ABBY EVANS

Donor Relations Manager

Tim Farnsworth

TIM FARNSWORTH

Chief Communications Strategist

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NED FEDER, M.D.

Staff Scientist

LESLIE GARVEY

Design and Innovation Manager

Neil Gordon, Investigator

NEIL GORDON

Investigator

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DAN GRAZIER

Jack Shanahan Military Fellow

KATHERINE HAWKINS

Investigator

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ELIZABETH "LIZ" HEMPOWICZ

Director of Public Policy

David Hilzenrath

DAVID S. HILZENRATH

Chief Investigative Reporter

REBECCA JONES

Beth Daley Policy Associate

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SEAN MOULTON

Open Government Program Manager

Christine Ostrosky

CHRISTINE OSTROSKY

Media & Communications Assistant

Nick Pacifico

NICHOLAS PACIFICO

Associate General Counsel

Laura Peterson

LAURA PETERSON

Investigator

Andrea Peterson

ANDREA PETERSON

Investigator

JUSTIN ROOD

Director of Congressional Oversight Initiative

keith rutter

KEITH RUTTER

Chief Operating Officer

NICK SCHWELLENBACH

Director of Investigations

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MANDY SMITHBERGER

Director, CDI Straus Military Reform Project

Mia Steinle, Investigator

MIA STEINLE

Investigator

EMMA STODDER

Social Media Manager

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MARK THOMPSON

National Security Analyst

PETER TYLER

Senior Policy Analyst

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DANIEL VAN SCHOOTEN

Investigator

Adam Zagorin, Journalist in Residence

ADAM ZAGORIN

Journalist in Residence