Politico on Origin of “super PAC.”

Dave Levinthal, of Politico, was nice enough to recognize me for coining the term “super PAC” in an article titled: “Genesis of a Super Name.” Dave writes: Carney, a Roll Call reporter, made the first identifiable, published reference to “super PAC” as it’s known today while working at National Journal, prophetically writing on June 26, 2010, of […]

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PBS NewsHour

I participated in an interesting discussion on the PBS NewsHour with Judy Woodruff about super PACs. My fellow guest was Bill Allison, editorial director at the Sunlight Foundation. The topic of the panel: “Are Super PACs Living Up to the Supreme Court’s Intentions?” I’d have to say the early conclusion was: Probably not. They are neither as transparent nor as […]

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Interviewing Jack Abramoff for C-SPAN

C-SPAN’s Book TV invited me to interview convicted ex-lobbyist Jack Abramoff for its Afterwords program. The invitation was prompted by this Roll Call article that I wrote on Abramoff’s attempt to reinvent himself with the publication of his book, “Capitol Punishment.” For past TV appearances, I have always been the interviewee and someone else has been […]

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Moving to Roll Call

Both FishbowlDC and Editor & Publisher were nice enough to mention my move from National Journal to Roll Call. The Fishbowl post concludes: Congrats to Eliza!” I know they say that to everyone who gets a mention, but it still made me smile. Read the whole post here.  Editor & Publisher also did a little write-up here.  

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