Covers finance for @TheHill. Former @DallasNews, @BostonGlobe. Amateur cook. Expert fidgeter. slane [at]

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I'm a Washington correspondent at The Dallas Morning News and a Northwestern Wildcat.

I've been fascinated by politics and the way government works since I was a kid. Since then, I've covered Congress and town boards, explored FEC filings and legislation, and profiled candidates and protestors. ...

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@SylvanLane — 2,351 followers, 18,853 tweets

"Donald Trump lifted the Dow Jones industrial average in his first year in office more than any other president since Franklin Roosevelt," reports CNBC, because of course the only thing affecting the Dow is who in the Oval Office and nothing else. 
tfw when you get excited about your tax refund, come down when you realize you made an interest-free loan to the federal government, and level out when you realize it's barely enough to run a printer for a year
RT @pixelatedboat: Bitcoins are created by “bitcoin mining”, which generates new bitcoins from the energy expended explaining bitcoin…
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