I am a reporter with Type Investigations. My extensive reporting and analysis on the religious right in Republican politics has appeared in Rolling Stone, The New Republic, The Nation, Mother Jones, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The American Prospect, Talking Points Memo, and many other publications.
I covered the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump's candidacy, and the rise of the so-called alt-right as a reporter with the Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute. My October 2016 story in Mother Jones, co-authored with David Neiwert, "How Donald Trump Took Hate Groups Mainstream," won a Sidney Award from the Sidney Hillman Foundation.
I have been a contributor to the Plum Line blog at the Washington Post, where I have covered the federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, a range of ethical issues in the Trump administration, and more.
My 2008 book, God's Profits: Faith, Fraud, and the Republican Crusade for Values Voters, explored the unholy alliance between the Republican Party and prosperity televangelists.