Alec MacGillis

Baltimore-based reporter for ProPublica

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Covering politics and government for ProPublica. Former senior editor at The New Republic, covering domestic policy and national politics; former national political reporter for the Washington Post.

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Josh Barro talks with panelists Christine Emba and Megan McArdle about the outlook for the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act amid a horrific attack aimed at Asian women…

Tragedy in Georgia

Josh Barro talks with panelists Christine Emba and Megan McArdle about the outlook for the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act amid a horrific attack aimed at Asian women…

from Left, Right & Center

President Trump has unleashed another round of racist tweets, this time attacking Baltimore and the district represented by Maryland Democratic Congressman and House Oversight…

Trump says Baltimore is rat-infested, but some of those rats are in apartments his son-in-law owns

President Trump has unleashed another round of racist tweets, this time attacking Baltimore and the district represented by Maryland Democratic Congressman and House Oversight…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is touring the storm devastation in Texas.

No one's home at HUD?

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is touring the storm devastation in Texas.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Workers at the Buena Park Medieval Times want to unionize. They’re part of a growing labor movement sweeping smaller workplaces and unexpected industries.

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Panelists discuss Liz Cheney’s primary loss in Wyoming, the Republican Party’s shift over the last 30 years, and the complexities behind vaccine mandates.

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Ballona Creek carries water – and garbage – from Griffith Park to the ocean. LA County is using new tech to try to keep it clean.

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Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón vows to run for a second term, saying he feels vindicated after surviving two recall campaigns against him.

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Governor Gavin Newsom just signed a law that decriminalizes jaywalking, after activists argued that people of color are more likely to be ticketed. It goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2023.

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Author Zachary Karabell pleads that despite the militaristic noise, China and the U.S. share an economic dependency that would rupture the domestic economy of both nations if severed.

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Katrina vanden Heuvel, editorial director and publisher of The Nation, remembers the Russian leader—whom she called a friend—as a committed pro-peace thinker, on this week’s “Scheer…

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The City of LA will open the Section 8 housing voucher waitlist next month.

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