Viveca Novak is a journalist who covered politics and government in Washington for nearly 20 years, reporting in turn for Common Cause Magazine, National Journal, the Wall Street Journal and Time magazine. At Time she was a co-winner of Harvard University's Goldsmith Prize as well as the Clarion Award for investigative reporting into the campaign finance scandals of President Clinton's 1996 re-election campaign. She is co-author of Inside the Wire , about the Guantanamo Bay detention center (Penguin Press: 2005). She holds an M.S. in journalism from Columbia University and an M.S.L. from Yale Law School. Currently, she is deputy director of FactCheck.org.