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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

A Smoothie King on K Street in downtown Washington, is still boarded up, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. While some storefronts downtown have begun to remove the boards protecting their windows since the election, many still remain. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Dueling protests in D.C. planned this weekend

Three pro-Trump rallies and an antifascist counterprotest are scheduled for this weekend in the District, as post-election demonstrations swell in U.S. cities. Published November 10, 2020

"We are all excited to welcome the resident who will support D.C. values, including statehood for Washington, D.C.," Mayor Muriel Bowser (left) said Monday. D.C. officials said Monday they expect an easier working relationship with presumptive President-elect Joseph R. Biden (second from right) than with President Trump. (Associated Press)

D.C. officials eye easier time dealing with a President Joe Biden

They're not bothering to hide it: D.C. city officials are eagerly anticipating the prospect of a Trump administration transition to the Biden administration, predicting a much easier working relationship with the city's most famous transient resident in the next four years compared to the previous four. Published November 9, 2020