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@deancalbreath — 521 followers, 217 tweets

May 04, 2017

@USRepRodney Please vote no on the healthcare bill. It'll be disastrous for the people of New Jersey, especially with preexisting conditions

Jul 20, 2015

@tom_lutz Was that really a shark attack in Oz? Looks much more like a manta ray flapping its wings - often mistaken for a shark's fins.

Jul 17, 2015

Waller County Sheriff was fired from job at Hempstead PD in '08, when Sandra Bland was college student in Hempstead. Previous run-ins?

Jul 14, 2015

SD City Council's mulling whether to spend $2.1m on an enviro study aimed at keeping the Chargers here. What do YOU think? #Chargers

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Profiling a neo-Nazi group in San Francisco that was making headlines opposing integration.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yep. Started on a manual Underwood that looked like it was 1930s vintage, but graduated to electrics.

How is social media changing news?

By putting it into direct competition with hoaxes and frauds.

Pulitzer Prize

2005 - Investigative Journalism
Part of the three-person team that won both the Polk and the Pulitzer for exposing the largest individual corruption scandal in US Congressional history: the $2.4 million bribery scheme of US Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham. (Note: The Pulitzer prize package also included the work of two other colleagues, one of whom covered military contracting and another who covered the case once it moved to federal court.)

George Polk Award

2005 - Political Reporting
Part of the three-person team that won both the Polk Award and the Pulitzer Prize for uncovering the biggest individual corruption case in Congressional history: the $2.4 million bribery scheme of Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham.