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David Cay Johnston is an investigative journalist and winner of a 2001 Pulitzer Prize for journalism. A former reporter for the New York Times and the former president of the Investigative Reporters & Editors (IRE), he is also the author of several New York Times bestsellers, including Perfectly Legal and Free Lunch. He has won the IRE Medal and a George Polk Award for his investigative reporting, and has been a columnist for publications including Daily Beast, National Memo, and USA Today. Johnston teaches at Syracuse University College of Law.