Paul Blumenthal is the Senior Writer at the Sunlight Foundation. A regular blogger for the site, Paul touches on a wide variety of transparency-related subjects including congressional corruption, the bank bailout, lobbying disclosures and the news of the day.

Previously, Paul worked for Rock the Vote as a researcher and blogger and interned with the Campaign for America's Future, the Drug Policy Alliance and Shrum Devine & Donilon. Paul is a graduate of the NYU Gallatin School for Individualized Study, but maintains that he learned everything he ever needed to know from growing up in Washington, D.C. Paul can be found on Twitter: @SunFoundation