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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

Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel speaks during a news conference at the Republican National Committee, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

RNC to intervene, defend Georgia, Iowa election laws in court

The Republican National Committee and the National Republican Senatorial Committee moved on Wednesday to intervene in lawsuits brought by liberal advocacy groups challenging Georgia and Iowa's new election laws. Published March 31, 2021

In this Nov. 3, 2020, file photo, a poll worker talks to a voter on Election Day in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

Black, Hispanic groups challenge new Georgia election law

Minority groups led by the American Civil Liberties Union sued Georgia officials this week over the state's new election laws that require a photo ID to get an absentee ballot and other measures, which the lawsuit charged would disenfranchise Black and Hispanic voters. Published March 30, 2021

Desks are arranged in a classroom at Panther Valley Elementary School, Thursday, March 11, 2021, in Nesquehoning, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

New Jersey parents sue schools to get children back into the classrooms

A group of parents in New Jersey are fed up with virtual schooling for their children and have taken their fight to the courts. In two federal class-action lawsuits, the parents are demanding the schools bring their children back into classrooms. They also warn three other school districts could be sued by the end of the week. Published March 29, 2021