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Ben Schreckinger is a national political correspondent at POLITICO. Before that, he served as GQ's Washington correspondent, worked as a staff writer at POLITICO Magazine and covered the rise of Donald Trump as a campaign reporter for POLITICO. He has also written on politics, economics, culture and their intersections for Slate, Newsweek, the Atlantic, the Boston Globe, Boston Magazine, and the Financial Times, among others, from Boston, Ireland and Burma. He graduated magna cum laude from Brown University, where he studied classics, was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and served as editor-in-chief and president of the Brown Daily Herald Inc. He was the recipient of the 2011 Robert Novak Collegiate Journalism Award.

Ben enjoys writing about himself in the third person and summarizing his accomplishments in paragraph form. Follow him on Twitter @SchreckReports.