Steven Rich
Database Editor

Steven Rich is the database editor for the investigative unit at The Washington Post. While at The Post, he’s worked on investigations involving tax liens, the NSA, veterans issues, cartels and government oversight. A native of the Philadelphia area, he earned a Master’s Degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri in 2013 and a Bachelor’s from Virginia Tech in 2011. His public key for secure communications can be found at http://stevenri.ch/publickey.html.

Latest by Steven Rich

10 members of Congress took trip secretly funded by foreign government

10 members of Congress took trip secretly funded by foreign government

EXCLUSIVE | A confidential report says 10 Congress members and 32 staffers received hundreds of thousands of dollars in gifts and travel from Azerbaijan.

Is D.C.’s 5-cent fee for plastic bags actually serving its purpose?

Is D.C.’s 5-cent fee for plastic bags actually serving its purpose?

The charge was meant to clean up a river. Nearly $3 million has gone to personnel and school field trips.

WikiLeaks posts searchable database of Sony e-mails, documents

WikiLeaks posts searchable database of Sony e-mails, documents

U.S. officials said the material was first stolen by North Korea as revenge for a movie about Kim Jong Un.

How the FBI director figures out who belongs in the most important jobs

How the FBI director figures out who belongs in the most important jobs

Climate surveys, such as those used in corporate America, are a key tool for rating performance.