Professional journalist who rose to the top of her field as the editor-in-chief of the magazine Mother Jones. Previously, she was a writer for the Washington City Paper and a senior editor at Harper's magazine.
She received her master's degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in 1993.
Between 1995 and 2002, she edited 6 articles that were nominated for National Magazine Awards.
She posted a photo with her son for her Facebook profile pic in 2016.
She helped break the story about Mitt Romney's controversial "47 percent" remarks during his 2012 presidential campaign.