Eric Lach

Eric Lach is a reporter for TPM. From 2010 to 2011, he was a news writer in charge of the website?s front page. He has previously written for The Daily,, GlobalPost and other publications. He can be reached at

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The former Port Authority of New York and New Jersey executive who orchestrated the September lane closures on the George Washington Bridge claims to have told Gov. Chris Christie (R) about the closures while they were happening, according to a report released Thursday by a legal team representing the governor's office.

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A powerful Democratic California state Senator is facing charges of wire fraud of honest services and conspiracy to traffic firearms, according to court documents obtained by KPIX. State Sen. Leland Yee (D), who is currently running as a Democratic candidate for California secretary of state, was arrested Wednesday during a series of federal raids that took place early in the day.

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