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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

Trump jabs Warren in tweet: 'Warren 1/2020th'

President Trump took a jab at Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Thursday in a tweet mocking her DNA test results and her claims she's of Native American heritage. Published January 3, 2019

The Capitol is seen from the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, during a partial government shutdown.  Chances look slim for ending the partial government shutdown any time soon. Lawmakers are away from Washington for the holidays and have been told they will get 24 hours' notice before having to return for a vote. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Senate approves 77 Trump nominations in end-of-Congress deal

The Senate approved 77 Trump nominations in an end-of-Congress deal Wednesday night, filling out the ranks of federal prosecutors, ambassadors, the White House science adviser and the post of anti-drug czar -- but no new judges. Published January 2, 2019

In this March 31, 2018 photo, a member of the Kurdish internal security forces, center, patrols at a popular market, in Manbij, north Syria. On Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, Syria's military said it entered the flashpoint Kurdish-held town of Manbij, where Turkey has threatened an offensive -- a claim that was refuted by U.S. troops who patrol the town. The announcement and the conflicting reports reflect the potential for chaos in the wake of the U.S. surprise decision to withdraw troops from Syria. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

Trump on Syria: 'Just doing what I said I would do'

President Trump said Monday he is pulling troops out of Syria as part of his campaign promise, adding if anyone else was bringing members of the military home they would be "a national hero." Published December 31, 2018