Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) just can't stay out of the news these days. Almost a month after The Washington Post's Ben Terris wrote about his "Downton Abbey"-inspired congressional office, Schock continues to face mounting allegations about billing taxpayers for private air travel.

I reached out to Ben to talk about the origins of his first Schock article, how surprised he has been about its staying power and what it's like to become part of a story you write. Our conversation is below. Fun fact I learned from our conversation: Ben has still never met Schock!

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