T.W. Farnam
The Influence Industry

Tim Farnam reports on the intersection of politics with business and money. He joined the Post in 2010 after three years in the Washington bureau of the Wall Street Journal. A native of New Haven, Conn., he attended New York University and studied politics, journalism and computer science. He was a writer for Newsday, covering crime and other local issues, and a blogger for Talking Points Memo in 2007. He won the 2010 Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting of Congress for a series on taxpayer-funded overseas travel by U.S. lawmakers.