Jason Leopold

Jason Leopold

Investigative Reporter

I'm senior investigative reporter for BuzzFeed News. My weapon: FOIA.

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Energy Central

New Documents Suggest Enron's Lay, Skilling, Washington Lobbyist Knew About Company's Trading Schemes In California

Federal energy regulators have just released more than 400 pages of documents that suggest former Enron chairman Ken Lay and former chief executive Jeff Skilling were aware that Enron's west coast traders may have broken the law by using manipulative trading tactics in California to boost Enron's profits during the...

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Some of Gov. Schwarzenegger's Energy Advisers Who Are Pushing For A Competitive Electricity Market Contributed Heavily To Gov's Campaign Last Year

One of the many missteps that led to the unraveling of Gray Davis' decades long political career was the way in which the former governor of California handled the state's energy crisis. Sure, Davis may have publicly vilified energy companies such as Enron for ripping off the state and manipulating