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Jane Mayer

Mayer at the 2008 Texas Book Festival
Born Jane Meredith Mayer
1955 (age 63–64)
New York City, New York, U.S.[1]
Alma mater Yale University (B.A., 1977)
Occupation Journalist, author
Spouse(s) William B. Hamilton (1992–present)
Children Katherine Hamilton

Jane Meredith Mayer[2] (born 1955)[3][4] is an American investigative journalist who has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1995.[1] In recent years, she has written for that publication on money in politics, government prosecution of whistleblowers, the United States Predator drone program, Donald Trump's ghostwriter,[5] and President Trump's financial backer, Robert Mercer.[6] In 2016, Mayer's book Dark Money, in which she investigated the history of the right-wing billionaire network centered around the Koch brothers, was published to critical acclaim.[citation needed]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Jane Mayer, Contributor, The New Yorker". Newyorker.com. http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/bios/jane_mayer/search?contributorName=jane%20mayer. Retrieved 2017-09-26.
  2. "WEDDINGS; Jane M. Mayer, William Hamilton". September 27, 1992. https://www.nytimes.com/1992/09/27/style/weddings-jane-m-mayer-william-hamilton.html. Retrieved February 20, 2012.
  3. "Jane Mayer." The Writers Directory. Detroit: St. James Press, 2011. Gale Biography In Context, June 10, 2011.
  4. Jane Mayer profile at Contemporary Authors Online. Detroit: Gale (2011).
  5. Mayer, Jane (18 July 2016). "Donald Trump’s Ghostwriter Tells All". https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/07/25/donald-trumps-ghostwriter-tells-all. Retrieved 26 September 2017.
  6. "The Reclusive Hedge-Fund Tycoon Behind the Trump Presidency". The New Yorker. http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/03/27/the-reclusive-hedge-fund-tycoon-behind-the-trump-presidency. Retrieved 2017-09-26.