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Lee Fang is a journalist with a longstanding interest in how public policy is influenced by organized interest groups and money. He was an investigative blogger for ThinkProgress from 2009 to 2011, and then a fellow at the Investigative Fund of the Nation Institute and contributing writer for The Nation. In 2012, he co-founded RepublicReport, a blog to cover political corruption that syndicates content with The Nation, Salon, National Memo, BillMoyers, Truthout and other media outlets. His work has been published by VICE, The Baffler, the Boston Globe, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Progressive, NPR, In These Times and the Huffington Post. His first book, The Machine: A Field Guide to the Resurgent Right, published by the New Press, explores how the conservative right rebuilt the Republican Party and its political clout in the aftermath of Barack Obama’s 2008 election victory. He is based in San Francisco.