Mr. Bliss co-leads the mergers and acquisitions coverage and also works on stories related to government contracts 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.