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Megan Smith


Megan Smith is a multimedia journalist who has followed her work across the country and ultimately to Washington, D.C. where she currently works at Newsy. Her passions include reading, travel and anything Harry Potter related. Follow her @megan_kristin for news video updates and photos of her lab, Nala.

  Recent Work
.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices (R-L) David Souter, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg depart the Supreme Court.
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Bush Leaves Conflicted Legacy On The Supreme Court

President George H.W. Bush lies in state at the U.S. Capitol
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Mourners Flow Through Capitol To Honor Bush

President Trump speaks to the media
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Khashoggi Case Heightens Concern Over Press Freedom

A Chevrolet car on an assembly line
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Sen. Sherrod Brown Chides GM For Shutdown After Bailout, Tax Cuts

A sample ballot from Broward County, Florida.
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How A Ballot's Design Can Impact Elections

Mourners lay flowers at the site of an anti-semitic mass shooting.
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Justice Department Aims To Tackle Underreporting Of Hate Crimes

Rep. Nancy Pelosi
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Democrats Won The House On Health Care. What Happens Now?

Gen. Stanley McChrystal
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'Stop It': Gen. McChrystal Discusses Trump's Attacks On The Press

Gen. Stanley McChrystal
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Gen. McChrystal On Leadership: From Coco Chanel To Special Ops

New citizens recite the pledge of allegiance during their naturalization ceremony

New Citizens Set To Vote On Nov. 6

Newsy's Chance Seales with Herta Feely
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Dream Jobs: Novelist

A scene from the film "22 July."

'22 July' Director Paul Greengrass Is Worried About European Democracy

People protest the possible rollback of trans rights outside the White House.

Trans Rights Protesters At Rally: 'We Will Not Be Erased'

A Washington Post column by Jamal Khashoggi
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Jamal Khashoggi Calls For More Press Freedom In 'Final' Column

Woman in Nevada are 65% more likely to be shot to death by intimate partners than women nationwide.

Women In NV 65% More Likely To Be Shot To Death By Intimate Partner

Rep. Jacky Rosen with Newsy's Alex Miller

Where Senate Candidate Jacky Rosen Stands On Controversial Issues

Storm surge waters from Hurricane Florence batter a pier.
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The Politics Of Hurricanes: Why Storms Can Make Or Break A Presidency

A Donald Trump sign hangs in the window in the town of Waynesburg near the West Virginia border
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GOP Touts Mining, Manufacturing Boom, But Will It Last?

Mourners visit the memorial near the site of the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting on the anniversary of the massacre.

Gun Rights Advocates Say Nothing Has Changed One Year After Vegas

Flyer for student activism rally

Veteran Candidates Look To Shore Up Voters On Gun Issues

A woman fires a gun at Las Vegas Gunfights

He's Teaching Las Vegas Shooting Victims How To Use Guns. Here's Why

A memorial is set up by the iconic "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign to honor the 58 people who died in the shooting.

Las Vegas Shooting Survivors Divided On Gun Reform

Las Vegas shooting survivor keeps a flag in her home to remember the Route 91 mass shooting.

Las Vegas Shooting Survivors Still Grappling With Attack

Chance Seales and Michelle Jacoby
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Dream Jobs: Matchmaker

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein
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Mueller Probe's Future Uncertain Ahead Of Rosenstein White House Visit

Sheep on a farm in North Carolina.
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North Carolina Farmers Brace For Florence Recovery

Flooding in North Carolina after Hurricane Florence
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Florence Risks Worse Pollution Than Previous Hurricanes


After Florence, Long Clean Up Now Begins in New Bern

Sen. John McCain lies in state in the U.S. Capitol

Mourners Line The Streets of DC To Honor Sen. John McCain

Matt Wuerker and Chance Seales
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Dream Jobs: Political Cartoonist