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Daniel Stone is a senior reporter in Newsweek's Washington bureau covering national politics and environmental policy. He reports on the White House and Congress in print as well as on as a contributor to Newsweek's political blog, The Gaggle.

Based in DC, Stone contributed to the magazine's political coverage during the 2008 election, and reported and researched for Newsweek's Special Election Project, which was nominated for a National Magazine Award. He has written about the White House since President Obama’s inauguration and covered the 2010 Gulf oil spill, Pope Benedict's first visit to America and the start-up of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, the nuclear research lab in Geneva. He has interviewed Arnold Schwarzenegger, Harry Reid and John Boehner and has written several cover stories, including the Newsweek’s "God of All Things" package in November 2010.

Stone joined the magazine in 2007 as a stringer in San Francisco. Before joining the DC staff, he worked for America's Most Wanted as a production writer. His degree is from the University of California, Davis in political science, focusing on environmental policy.