Q&A with R. Jeffrey Smith

R. Jeffrey Smith talked about his articles in the Washington Post about personal and leadership political action committees and their… read more

R. Jeffrey Smith talked about his articles in the Washington Post about personal and leadership political action committees and their influence on Congress. He is investigative editor on the Washington Post’s national staff. Previously, he was national investigative correspondent, covering such topics as political corruption and the intelligence community. Jeff Smith has been with the Washington Post since 1986 in a variety of roles including Rome bureau chief. In 2006 he shared a Pulitzer Prize for articles about lobbyist Jack Abramoff. Earlier he had been a Pulitzer finalist for articles on Kosovo in 1999 and articles about Abu Ghraib in 2005. Prior to working at the Post, he wrote for Science magazine. close

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Jul 4, 2010
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Jul 5, 2010

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  • Jul 04, 2010 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 04, 2010 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 05, 2010 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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