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Alex Swoyer

Alex Swoyer

Originally from Texas, Alex Swoyer left the Lone Star State to attend the Missouri School of Journalism where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism with an emphasis in broadcast.

She has experience covering stories in the mid-Missouri, Houston and southwest Florida areas where she worked at local affiliate TV stations and received a First Place Mark of Excellence Award from the Society of Professional Journalists.

After graduating from law school in Florida, she decided to leave the courtroom and return to the newsroom as a legal affairs reporter for The Washington Times. She can be reached by email at [email protected].

Articles by Alex Swoyer

In this Oct. 8, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh stands before a ceremonial swearing-in in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Former Kavanaugh clerk, staunch defender moves closer to federal judgeship

A former clerk to Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, who was a staunch defender of his boss during the controversial hearings last year, moved one step closer Thursday to becoming a federal judge himself despite Democrats blasting the pick for a lack of trial experience. Published October 17, 2019

This photo provided by the Virginia Department of Corrections shows Lee Boyd Malvo. As a teenager, Malvo terrorized the Washington region in 2002 as one-half of a sniper team. (Virginia Department of Corrections via AP)

Several victims ask for mercy for Lee Boyd Malvo

Several of D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo's victims have taken the killer's side for a Supreme Court hearing Wednesday where he will ask for mercy and a chance to someday walk out of prison. Published October 15, 2019

President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh gestures while speaking on the third day of his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington, to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Senators push for prosecution of Justice Kavanaugh accusers

Republican senators are pressing the Justice Department to pursue criminal charges against women who made false rape allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearing last year. Published October 9, 2019

"We are moving forward with all speed," House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said. Mr. Schiff said his panel is moving forward with its impeachment inquiry and will hear from the inspector general as well as state department officials. (Associated Press)

Schiff: 'We will get the unfiltered testimony of that whistleblower'

The House Intelligence Committee will soon hear directly from the whistleblower, the chairman announced Sunday, as President Trump's advisers called the informant a partisan operative from the deep state, pushing back against the Democrats' impeachment probe. Published September 29, 2019