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John Myers joined The Times as Sacramento bureau chief in 2015 after decades in radio and television news. Before he came to The Times, he originated one of Sacramento’s first politics blogs, created California’s first politics podcast and moderated gubernatorial debates in 2010 and 2014.

Laura Blasey is an editor on The Times’ newsletters team. She joined The Times in 2019 and is based in Washington, D.C. Previously, she was a reporter at Newsday on Long Island, where she covered trending stories and produced audio for smart home devices.

David Lauter is The Times’ Washington bureau chief. 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.