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Chance Seales

Livestream Producer/Anchor

Chance Seales is an incurable political enthusiast and noted Oprah historian. He anchors and produces Newsy's "The Why." Chance has led national coverage of presidents, Congress and the Supreme Court from Washington for broadcast companies like Nexstar and Media General, and previously worked at Newsy in its early days. He and his husband are the (way too) proud dads of Bear and Peggy — the world's sweetest French Bulldogs.

  Recent Work
A congressional House staffer holds the 2017 Budget
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How Secret Ingredients Get Cooked Into Congressional Spending Bills

Scott Hechinger
The Marshall ProjectU.S.

Scott Hechinger: A Witness Of The Criminal Justice System

National debt clock
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The National Debt Is $20 Trillion, And That's A Huge Problem

Heinz Tomato Ketchup
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For The Love Of Ketchup

The U.S. Supreme Court
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The Elements Of Obstructing Justice

Yusef Salaam
The Marshall ProjectU.S.

Yusef Salaam — A Witness Of The Criminal Justice System

Money.
 U.S.

How Dirty Money Gets Cleaned

A person uses a credit card to buy something online.
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What The FICO: How 3 Digits Control Your Life

Ugandan soldiers deployed with the African Union Mission in Somalia
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How Somalia's Turbulent History Made Way For Al-Shabab

Booking photo of Theodore Kaczynski.
FBIU.S.

The Unabomber Case Launched A New Science Using Only Words

Venida Browder tells her story
The Marshall ProjectU.S.

Venida Browder — A Witness Of The Criminal Justice System

Tareaphe Richards shares his story.
The Marshall ProjectU.S.

Tareaphe Richards — A Witness Of The Criminal Justice System

Erica Garner shares her story.
The Marshall ProjectU.S.

Erica Garner — A Witness Of The Criminal Justice System

A member of the Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army stands guard in front of an ISIS flag
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Poverty Is One Factor In Radicalization, Not The Only Factor

A sign for the Office of Congressional Ethics hangs on a wall in Washington, D.C.
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Ethics Violation In Congress? Here's Who Takes A Look

Oxfam worker Louisa Hammer takes a dress from a rail that has been sold via their online store.
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How Fashion Went From Elite to the Streets

Jill Stein
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The Trials And Triumphs Of Third Parties In The US

A shopper chooses Granny Smith apples at a supermarket in China.
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Why Our Food Has Fewer Nutrients Than Ever Before

Harvey Weinstein
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A Timeline Of 2017's Sexual Misconduct Allegations

People walk by the New York Stock Exchange in New York City
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How Trickle-down Economics Would Work

Prototype sections of a border wall between Mexico and the U.S.
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What Trump's Border Wall Could Look Like

Stormy Afternoon by Spanish artist Joaqun Sorolla (est. £500,000-700,000) goes on view.
Getty ImagesU.S.

How Art Goes From Concept To Costly

Supporters of same-sex marriage unfurl a large rainbow pride flag near the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.
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The Road To An LGBTQ Presence In Politics

Teacher Sarah Ward at home on maternity leave with her 3-month-old daughter
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What's The State Of Maternity Leave In America?

A man holds a syringe
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The Cost Of America's War On Drugs

Hassan Rouhani, president of the Islamic Republic of Iran
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How Iran Became A Powerful Influence In The Middle East

Pro-union protesters in front of the U.S. Supreme Court
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The Rise And Fall Of US Labor Unions

Two artists create paintings that they will sell in the studio.
NewsyU.S.

One-Of-A-Kind Studio Empowers Artists With Disabilities

Gretchen Carlson speaks Women at the Top: Female Empowerment in Media Panel in Greenwich, Connecticut.
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Gretchen Carlson Opens Up About Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

Trump supporters celebrate his electoral win.
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What Are Young Conservatives Expecting From President Trump?