Nihal Krishan is a Ben Bagdikian editorial fellow in Mother Jones’ DC bureau. Previously he worked for The New Republic and OpenSecrets.org covering national politics, with a focus on campaign finance, lobbying and influence. His work has appeared in the Boston Globe, USA TODAY, the Huffington Post, the Arizona Republic and The Independent. He’s appeared on NPR and PBS Arizona. Nihal is a TCK who grew up in South Korea, Saudi Arabia, India and Singapore. You can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.