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Jim Swift

Deputy Online Editor — The Weekly Standard
Covers:  economics, 2nd amendment issues, senate, congress, politics, house, conservative politics, trade

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Former Senate and House economic policy staffer. I work at The Weekly Standard as deputy online editor.

What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelance researcher at CQ Roll Call.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! We have a type writer at work and I use it for short letters to people. I am not a hipster.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

In my limited experience, that varies. But, in short, it means asking the questions you think need to be asked and reporting the answers...