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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Caitlyn Jenner, reality TV star and California gubernatorial hopeful, said over the weekend that she was against trans girls competing in girls’ sports.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Kamala Harris has been using her voice as a woman of color and former California attorney general to connect with the Black community after the Derek Chauvin trial, and to speak out…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Mayor Eric Garcetti’s so-called “justice budget” for the next fiscal year includes nearly $1 billion to fight homelessness.

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On Tuesday, the jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty in the death of George Floyd.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

"Judging California’s climate change policies by greenhouse gas emissions is backwards.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

This one-hour special will focus on the mental health impacts of anti-Asian racism and violence on AAPI communities statewide.

Josh Barro and the Left, Right & Center panel discuss President Biden’s first speech to Congress, Senator Tim Scott’s response and more.

from Left, Right & Center

As President Biden approaches his 100th day in office, he plans to address a Joint Session of Congress.

With so many unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-Mexican border, the federal government is scrambling to find places to house them.

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