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Alexandra Miller

Politics Reporter

Alex Miller is a politics reporter primarily covering Capitol Hill and the Supreme Court. She has covered all things Washington since 2015. Prior to her time at Newsy, Alex was a political reporter for Gray Television's Washington Bureau, where she covered both Washington and the 2016 presidential campaign. Alex studied broadcast journalism and global terrorism at the University of Maryland. She now works there in the Philip Merrill College of Journalism as an adjunct professor. In one of her most memorable stories, Alex traveled to Poland with Holocaust survivors to cover Holocaust Remembrance Day and look at similar issues facing the world today.

  Recent Work
Protesters outside of the Supreme Court

Supreme Court Debates Census Citizenship Question

Attorney General William Barr
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Mueller Finds Multiple Cases Of Possible Obstruction

Robert Mueller
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The Mueller Probe, From Start To Finish

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From The White House To Notre Dame: Why We Rebuild Historical Icons

Demonstrators protest the arrest of Julian Assange
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Assange's Arrest Leaves Lingering Questions About Press Freedom

Supporters at the introduction of the No Ban Act

Democrats Are Renewing The Fight To End Trump's Travel Ban

Attorney General Bill Barr
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Barr Says Mueller Report Redactions Will Be Color-Coded

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Congress To Take Up 'Ban The Box' Bill

Pamphlets offered to domestic violence survivors at a local shelter in Henderson, Nevada.

Democrats Blast NRA For Opposition To Violence Against Women Act

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Senate Debates 'Extreme Risk' Gun Confiscation Laws

Vice President Mike Pence speaks at AIPAC conference

Elected Officials Denounce Anti-Semitism At AIPAC Conference

Then- FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee. He's now Special Counsel.
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The End Of The Mueller Probe May Be The Beginning Of A Legal Fight

A police officer guards the area near Al Noor mosque
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Did The 1994 Assault Weapons Ban Work?

Beto O'Rourke speaks at a rally
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Beto O'Rourke Is In, But Where Does He Fit In This Field?

Copies of President Trump's FY2020 budget
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President's Budget Would Cut Funding To Social Programs, Boost Defense

Maryland is looking to ban the box on job applications that asks about felony convictions.

Maryland May Help Felons Return To Work By 'Banning The Box'

A person holds a rifle in a gun store
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House Gun Control Bills Advance But Will Likely Fail In GOP-Led Senate

Michael Cohen testifies before a House committee

Cohen Presents Documents To Back Up Testimony About Trump

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh
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Maryland AG Says State Could Lose $513M In Military Funding For Wall

President Donald Trump arrives to speak on border security during a Rose Garden event at the White House.
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Trump Facing Disapproval Resolution After Declaring Emergency

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Gun Owners Could See Rights Expanded By Supreme Court

Girls ride in a truck during a march for peace near the U.S./Mexico border.
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Dem. Says Congress Must 'Tune Out' Noise To Avoid Shutdown

The Flint, Michigan, water treatment plant
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Infrastructure Hasn't Been A Place For Bipartisanship — Yet

Rep. Pete Aguilar speaks at a press conference outside the U.S. Capitol.
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Dem. Rep Aguilar Says Border Talks Should Be Based On 'Evidence'

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Despite Shutdown Compromise, Concerns Linger For Air Travel

Federal air marshal training
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Exclusive: Air Marshals Fear Shutdown Jeopardizing National Security

Sen. Kamala Harris
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Kamala Harris The Prosecutor: Progressive Or Tough On Crime?

U.S. Attorney General nominee William Barr testifies at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
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Barr May Not Publicly Release Mueller Report If Confirmed

U.S. Attorney General nominee William Barr arrives for his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
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Barr's Mueller Memo At Center Of Confirmation Battle

Air traffic controllers will continue to work during the government shutdown.
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Air Traffic Controllers Are Working, But Other FAA Staff Are Not