Laura Bassett and Ryan Grim

Laura Bassett is the Political Reporting intern for the Huffington Post. She holds a Master's degree in English from Georgetown and has previously worked in the communications department at Island Press, an environmental book publisher, and at The Washington Post.

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Ryan Grim is the senior congressional correspondent for the Huffington Post. He is a former staff reporter with Politico.com and Washington City Paper. He won the 2007 Alt-Weekly Award for best long-form news-story and is the author of the book, "This Is Your Country on Drugs."