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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 worker passes a Dominion Voting ballot scanner while setting up a polling location at an elementary school in Gwinnett County, Ga., outside of Atlanta on Jan. 4, 2021. Newsmax has apologized to an employee of Dominion Voting Systems for airing false allegations that he manipulating voting machines or tallies on Election Day to the detriment of former President Donald Trump. Eric Coomer, security director for Dominion, subsequently dropped the conservative news network from a defamation lawsuit. (AP Photo/Ben Gray)

Dominion sues Newsmax, OAN over 2020 election claims

Dominion Voting Systems on Tuesday sued Newsmax and One America News, alleging the conservative networks defamed the company, which sells voting hardware and software, by pushing false claims about the 2020 election. Published August 10, 2021

In this April 26, 2021 file photo, Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks at the Department of Justice in Washington.  President Joe Biden is nominating eight new leaders for U.S. attorney positions across the country, including in the office overseeing the prosecutions of hundreds of defendants charged in the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. The nominees announced Monday by the White House come as the Justice Department continues to round out its leadership team under Attorney General Merrick Garland, who traveled to Chicago last week to announce an initiative to crack down on violent crime and gun trafficking. (Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP)

Justice Dept. opens probe into Phoenix police force

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Thursday that the Justice Department is investigating the city of Phoenix, Arizona, and its police department over charges of excessive use of force and abuse of the homeless. Published August 5, 2021