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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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

Immigration has been one of the most contentious issues this election season. The nation is starkly divided along party lines when it comes to the issue.

Did the collapse of immigration reform give rise to Trump?

Immigration has been one of the most contentious issues this election season. The nation is starkly divided along party lines when it comes to the issue.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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