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Emily Zantow

Emily Zantow

Emily Zantow is the U.S. Department of Justice reporter for The Washington Times. She has worked for Courthouse News and The Bowling Green Daily News. A Wisconsin native, Zantow graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where she received bachelor's degrees in journalism and Spanish. She can be reached at


Articles by Emily Zantow

House of Delegates Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn, D-Fairfax, gavels the historic veto session to order in a tent outside the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, April 22, 2020. The House members were meeting outside in a tent instead of the House Chamber in order to practice social distancing due to the COVID-19 virus. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP, Pool) **FILE**

Coronavirus spike prompts Va. House to convene virtually in 2021

An increase in coronavirus cases has prompted the Virginia House of Delegates to convene virtually for the 2021 legislative session, and Republican officials say 30 days should be "sufficient" time to complete the work. Published November 16, 2020

Supporters of President Donald Trump attend a pro-Trump march Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Thousands flock to pro-Trump rallies in D.C.

Thousands of supporters for President Trump filled Freedom Plaza in Washington, D.C., on Saturday as several rallies took place speaking out against what they see as widespread vote fraud throwing the election to presumptive President-elect Joseph R. Biden. Published November 14, 2020

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, listens during a Senate Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee Hearing on the federal government response to COVID-19 Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 23, 2020. Fauci is recommending masks at Thanksgiving gatherings if the coronavirus status of people is unknown.  (Graeme Jennings/Pool via AP)

Failure to wear mask results in $250 fine in Frederick Co.

People in Frederick County may be fined up to $250 if they do not wear a mask in indoor and outdoor public places where they can't social distance from people they do not live with, under new regulations going into effect Friday afternoon. Published November 13, 2020