David Leonhardt is a senior writer for The New York Times. He writes The Morning, The Times’s flagship daily newsletter, and also writes for Sunday Review. Leonhardt is also the author of the e-book “Here’s the Deal: How Washington Can Solve the Deficit and Spur Growth” and his first book “Ours Was the Shining Future: The Story of the American Dream.” He has worked at The New York Times since 1999 and has previously been an Op-Ed columnist, Washington bureau chief, co-host of “The Argument” podcast, founding editor of The Upshot section, and a staff writer for The New York Times Magazine. He also led a strategy group that helped Times leadership shape the newsroom’s digital future. Before this, he worked for Business Week and The Washington Post. In 2011, he received the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary for his columns on the 2007-2008 financial crisis and its aftermath, and he is also the recipient of the Gerald Loeb Award for Magazines and the Peter Lisagor Award for Exemplary Journalism from the Chicago Headline Club.