Carrie Levine joined the Center for Public Integrity in October 2014 as a federal politics reporter investigating the influence of money in politics. For four years before joining the Center, she worked as research director at Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington. She previously worked as a reporter and associate editor for The National Law Journal, where she covered the inner workings of lobbying firms and lobbyists’ strategies. She also previously reported for The Charlotte Observer, The Patriot Ledger and The Sun. She is a graduate of Boston University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.