Michael Beckel joined Issue One in March 2017 as the manager of research, investigations, and policy analysis. He previously spent eight years working as an award-winning journalist at the Center for Public Integrity and Center for Responsive Politics. He has uncovered donors to secretive dark money groups and has exposed shady political operations, including a purportedly pro-Bernie Sanders super PAC that collected nearly $50,000 from “James Bond” actor Daniel Craig in 2015. Michael is a 2005 graduate of Colorado College.

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