Ryan Grim is the Washington bureau chief for The Huffington Post and an MSNBC contributor. He is a former staff reporter with Politico.com and Washington City Paper. He won the 2007 Alt-Weekly Award for best long-form news-story for "The Painmaker," a December 2010 Sidney Hillman Award for "The Poorhouse" and a 2011 Maggie Award for Behind The Assault On Planned Parenthood. His article on lobbying over swipe fees was included in the 2012 Columbia Journalism Review's Best Business Writing anthology. He is the author of the book This Is Your Country on Drugs. Sign up for his newsletter here.