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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

Planned Parenthood sues Trump administration over federal funding

Three Planned Parenthood affiliates sued Wednesday to demand taxpayer money keep flowing to the country's largest abortion network, saying a new Trump administration policy appears designed to cut them out of family planning money. Published May 2, 2018

In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Judiciary Committee passes bill to protect Mueller over GOP objections

Four Senate Republicans linked arms with Democrats and voted Thursday to advance a bill that would prevent President Trump from being able to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller, defying the White House and rejecting Mr. Trump's claims the probe is a "witch hunt." Published April 26, 2018

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., turns to confer with an aide during a news conference where he talked about the confirmation battle over President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Chuck Schumer blames obstruction of nominees on Trump's poor choices

Senate Republicans are quietly picking up speed confirming Trump administration nominees for federal posts, but the president still lags well behind both of his most recent Oval Office predecessors when it comes to filling government jobs. Published April 24, 2018