HuffPost Political Editor and White House Correspondent Sam Stein has won the September Sidney Award for exposing the “devastating” impact of sequestration. He has been chronicling the impact of the cuts since the spring.

Rare transgenic (genetically modified) rabbits surfaced in his reporting.

For all his hard word, Stein wins $500, a bottle of union-made wine, and a certificate designed especially for the Sidney by New Yorker cartoonist, Edward Sorel.

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