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Jackie Calmes is the White House editor for the Los Angeles Times Washington bureau. She was previously a New York Times national correspondent, covering politics and policy. Calmes also worked at The Wall Street Journal for 18 years, where she covered Congress, elections, the Clinton and Bush administrations, and often focused on fiscal policy. She was a Joan Shorenstein Fellow in spring 2015, and wrote a paper on conservative media, “They Don’t Give a Damn about Governing”: Conservative Media’s Influence on the Republican Party.