Mr. Bliss is a senior correspondent who covers mergers and acquisitions, government contracting, and consumer protection issues. He joined The Capitol Forum after spending four years at MLex, where he led US M&A coverage. Before that, he reported for Bloomberg on antitrust as well as Congress, the White House and national-security agencies. Mr. Bliss also has worked for national computer and consumer magazines. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Pennsylvania State University.