Lesley Clark covers the White House for McClatchy Newspapers.
She arrived in Washington in 2006 as a regional reporter for the Miami Herald, and later the Bradenton Herald as well. She was assigned to cover the White House in July 2011.
Before coming to Washington, she worked for the Miami Herald in Tallahassee and Miami, covering state government and politics. She was a contributor to the Herald's Pulitzer Prize for breaking news reporting in 2000 and a contributor to the Herald's coverage of the earthquake in Haiti, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer.
Follow Lesley on Twitter: @lesleyclark