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Daniel Schulman is Mother Jones' deputy Washington, DC, bureau chief. Dan is the New York Times best-selling author of Sons of Wichita, a biography of the Koch brothers. His new book, The Money Kings will be released in November 2023. Reach him at dschulman (at) motherjones.com.