Michael D. Shear

Journalist (NATIONAL)
White House correspondent for The New York Times. He joined The Times in September 2010 as a lead writer on The Caucus blog.  

Links: @shearm | Link to bio | (Current as of: March 26, 2015)

Previously, Mr. Shear wrote for the Washington Post as a metro reporter covering Virginia politics, the 2008 presidential election and, most recently, as White House correspondent.

Mr. Shear received a B.A. degree from Claremont McKenna College and a M.A. degree in public policy from the John F. Kennedy School at Harvard University.


News Story

Trump takes a gamble in cutting programs his base relies on

Michael D. Shear
Alaska Dispatch News (formerly Anchorage Daily News)
March 16, 2017
President Donald Trump's proposal on Thursday for deep cuts to the budgets of a broad swath of the federal bureaucracy was billed as a necessary corrective to the growth of the government's power.

News Story

Payday Loan Rules Proposed by Consumer Protection Agency

Jessica Silver-Greenberg, Michael D. Shear
New York Times (NYT)
March 26, 2015
CFPB proposes new rules to regulate payday lending, short-term loans that often carry triple digit interest rates.

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