Daniel Libit is a native New Mexican who has spent the last decade primarily covering national politics. He has been a contributing writer to CNBC.com and National Journal and a staff reporter for The Daily and Politico. In addition, his work has appeared in numerous other publications, including the Washington Post magazine, New York Times, Chicago magazine, Columbia Journalism Review, Esquire.com, Huffington Post, New Republic, and Deadspin. He currently resides in Chicago. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.