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Erin B. Logan is a reporter for The Times focusing on national politics. She lives in Washington, D.C with her iconic hound dog, Kacey.

David Lauter is The Times’ senior Washington correspondent. He began writing news in Washington in 1981 and since then has covered Congress, the Supreme Court, the White House under Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton and four U.S. presidential campaigns. He served as The Times’ Washington bureau chief from 2011 through 2020.

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