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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

Articles by Alex Swoyer

A U.S. Marshal patrols outside the home of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, in Chevy Chase, Md., June 8, 2022. The House has given final approval to legislation to allow around-the-clock security protection for families of Supreme Court justices. The vote on Tuesday came one week after a man carrying a gun, knife and zip ties was arrested near Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s house after threatening to kill the justice.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Police outnumber protesters at Justice Kavanaugh’s home

More police than protesters stood outside the home of Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh on Wednesday, as law enforcement prepares for an even bigger presence on the day the high court releases an opinion concerning abortion rights. Published June 15, 2022

In this Nov. 2, 2016, file photo, the FBI's J. Edgar Hoover headquarters building in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

FBI raids California home of man charged in Kavanaugh murder plot

The FBI on Wednesday raided the Simi Valley, California, home of Nicholas John Roske, the man charged with attempted murder after he told police he planned to kill Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, according to CBS Los Angeles. Published June 9, 2022