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Tom Dreisbach

Correspondent, Investigations

Tom Dreisbach is a correspondent on NPR's Investigations team focusing on breaking news stories.

His reporting on issues like COVID-19 scams and immigration detention has sparked federal investigations and has been cited by members of congress. Earlier, Dreisbach was a producer and editor for NPR's Embedded, where his work examined how opioids helped cause an HIV outbreak in Indiana, the role of video evidence in police shootings and the controversial development of Donald Trump's Southern California golf club. In 2018, he was awarded a national Edward R. Murrow Award from RTDNA. Prior to Embedded, Dreisbach was an editor for All Things Considered, NPR's flagship afternoon news show.

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Fox Business host Lou Dobbs suggested Republicans who voted to certify President-elect Joe Biden's win were "criminal." John Lamparski/Getty Images hide caption

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After Deadly Capitol Riot, Fox News Stays Silent On Stars' Incendiary Rhetoric

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Ashli Babbitt of San Diego, seen here in a photo posted on Twitter in 2020, was shot and killed by U.S. Capitol Police during the insurrection at the Capitol on Wednesday. @Ashli_Babbitt/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Authorities Identify Woman Killed By Police During U.S. Capitol Rioting

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Sen. Mitch McConnell speaks at a news conference on Miguel A. Estrada's withdrawal of his nomination to be a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. That day, Republicans castigated Democrats for "obstructing" the nominations of Estrada and other judicial candidates. Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images hide caption

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Essential Mitch: The Judges

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A lab technician for the company Co-Diagnostics prepares components for a coronavirus test in March in Salt Lake City. The company has come under scrutiny regarding its tests' accuracy and stock sales by leadership at the company. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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Stock Sales By Leaders At Coronavirus Testing Company Raise Legal Concerns

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Sen. John McCain and Sen. Mitch McConnell talk to reporters after a meeting on the campaign finance reform bill in 2002. Scott J. Ferrell/Getty Images hide caption

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Sens. Mitch McConnell and John McCain walk down a corridor to a TV studio, where they will discuss their different positions on the McCain-Feingold campaign finance reform bill. Stephan Savoia/AP hide caption

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Essential Mitch: The Money, Part 1

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The Federal Trade Commission has sent warning letters to several companies that marketed the drug thymosin alpha-1 as a purported treatment for COVID-19. The Food and Drug Administration has never approved the drug for any condition. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Albert Bourla, chairman and CEO of Pfizer, sold millions of dollars' worth of company stock on Monday as part of a preset plan. But NPR found irregularities about when the CEO entered into that plan. Zach Gibson/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Pfizer CEO Sold Millions In Stock After Coronavirus Vaccine News, Raising Questions

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Pfizer CEO's Stock Sale Raises Questions About Timing

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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, an Illinois Democrat, is calling on the Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission to investigate sales of a non-FDA approved drug marketed as a treatment for COVID-19. Tom Williams/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Steve Wynn speaks to reporters in Massachusetts in 2016, when he still led Wynn Resorts. In 2018, Wynn stepped down from the company after a series of allegations of sexual misconduct, including one allegation of rape. Wynn has denied any wrongdoing. Jessica Rinaldi/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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GOP Welcomes Steve Wynn's Millions, Despite Rape And Harassment Allegations

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An NPR investigation has identified more than 30 medical practices in more than a dozen states promoting unproven claims that the drug thymosin alpha-1, which is administered via injection, can prevent or treat COVID-19. Photo illustration by Carol Smiljan/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Web Of 'Wellness' Doctors Promote Injections Of Unproven Coronavirus Treatment

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Is It Legal To Call A Haircut A Business Expense?

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Moderna, based in Cambridge, Mass., has reached phase three trials for its coronavirus vaccine. At the same time, its executives have sold tens of millions of dollars worth of stock, which has led to intense criticism of the company. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images hide caption

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'Bad Optics' Or Something More? Moderna Executives' Stock Sales Raise Concerns

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