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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

Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh of attempted rape more than three decades ago, received more pledges over the weekend through two GoFundMe accounts. It's not clear whether Ms. Blasey Ford has accessed the money. (Associated Press)

Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford still collects pledge cash

Christine Blasey Ford is no longer in the headlines, but she's still collecting cash through GoFundMe accounts set up by friends and fans who wanted to show their support for her attempt to derail Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh's path to the Supreme Court. Published November 12, 2018

Laura Taylor wears a shirt with a likeness of U.S. Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she checks returns at an election night party for Democrats Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Bellevue, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) **FILE**

Feminists offer ribs, organs to Ruth Bader Ginsburg

After news broke that 85 year-old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized Thursday morning after falling and breaking three ribs, journalists, actors and authors took to Twitter to offer their support right down to their bones -- literally. Published November 8, 2018

The Supreme Court settled big constitutional questions in its Janus v. AFSCME ruling in June but left a number of questions about retroactivity unanswered. (Associated Press/File)

Unions collect nonmember dues even after Supreme Court loss

After the Supreme Court ruled in June that public-sector labor unions couldn't force nonmembers to pay dues, Mark Smith quickly canceled his membership in American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Local 2700. But AFSCME said he has to keep paying, at least until his contract ends at the end of this month. Published November 6, 2018