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Melanie Mason

Staff Writer

Melanie Mason is a national political correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, based in Los Angeles. She first began working for The Times in 2011 in Washington, D.C., covering money and politics. She then moved to the Sacramento bureau, where she wrote about state government, politics and the 2018 governor’s race and did award-winning coverage of sexual harassment in California politics. She has also covered three presidential races. She is originally from Los Angeles and is a graduate of Georgetown University and the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.

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