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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 image from video, House impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., speaks during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)

Schiff cites debunked 'Russia collusion' in opening argument at Trump impeachment trial

Rep. Adam B. Schiff's opening statement Wednesday at the Senate impeachment trial described President Trump as a serial election "cheat" who must be stopped before the November vote, while the president lobbed insults back at the proceedings from the other side of the Atlantic, calling Mr. Schiff's crew "major sleaze bags." Published January 22, 2020

In this image from video, the Senate votes on an amendment offered by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., in the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)

Republicans block Schumer's proposed changes to impeachment rules

Senators voted on party-line to shut down an amendment offered by Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer on Tuesday to demand White House documents be subpoenaed, changing the impeachment procedure put forward by Senate Republicans. Published January 21, 2020

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer is shown in this undated file photo. (Associated Press/File) **FILE**

Schumer demands White House records on Ukraine aid be subpoenaed

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer said Tuesday he will move to introduce amendments to the Senate Republicans' resolution setting the rules for President Trump's impeachment trial, demanding White House documents be subpoenaed. Published January 21, 2020

In this June 25, 2015, photo, students cheer as they hold up signs outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, supporting the Affordable Care Act after the Supreme Court decided that the ACA may provide nationwide tax subsidies. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) **FILE**

Supreme Court won't fast-track Obamacare case

The Supreme Court announced Tuesday it will not fast-track a case over the legality of Obamacare, likely putting the issue off until its next term. Published January 21, 2020

In this Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks on the telephone with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Trump's legal team says in legal brief he did 'nothing wrong'

President Trump's legal team urged the Senate on Monday to "speedily reject" articles of impeachment on the eve of the president's trial, arguing that he committed no crimes involving military aid to Ukraine and that House Democrats have pushed the "dangerous" case against him to invalidate the 2016 election. Published January 20, 2020