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Lauren Fox

Lauren Fox

Lauren Fox is a staff correspondent for National Journal. Previously she was an associate editor at U.S. News and World Report, where she covered Congress, immigration, gun policy and politics. Her work has also appeared in the Atlantic, Salon, Bustle and more. She graduated from the University of Oregon in 2011 where she served as the Managing Editor of the school's paper the Oregon Daily Emerald.
Lauren Fox is a staff correspondent for National Journal. Previously she was an associate editor at U.S. News and World Report, where she covered Congress, immigration, gun policy and politics. Her work has also appeared in the Atlantic, Salon, Bustle and more. She graduated from the University of Oregon in 2011 where she served as the Managing Editor of the school's paper the Oregon Daily Emerald.
Management

Debate Shows Republican Schism on Immigration

The establishment and the outsider tangled Tuesday night, illustrating just how far apart the party’s rival wings are on the issue.

Oversight

Can Paul Ryan Be Speaker and Still be Home for Family Dinner?

Colleagues close to Ryan say they aren’t worried about Ryan’s ability to raise cash, but his critics are raising concerns.

Oversight

How Paul Ryan Is Changing the Conversation About Family Time for Public Servants

He's demanding what women for decades have not felt they could ask for: more time with family.

Oversight

Freedom Caucus Gives Paul Ryan a Majority —but Not a Mandate

A “supermajority” of the group’s members will support him for speaker.

Oversight

The Freedom Caucus Is Not Ready for Paul Ryan Just Yet

Boehner believes Ryan can get conservatives to “yes.” But there is work ahead.

Oversight

Ryan Willing to Serve as Speaker—if He Gets What He Wants

The Ways and Means chairman told his GOP colleagues what it would take to get him to “yes.”

Oversight

Why Even Paul Ryan Cannot Save Republicans

He's got leadership skills and the respect of most of the conference, but Ryan still will disappoint the Freedom Caucus.

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Oversight

House Republicans Leave Washington With No Answers

A Friday meeting gave no resolution to the fallout from Kevin McCarthy’s sudden decision to drop his speaker bid.

Oversight

House Republicans Are Waiting for Paul Ryan to Make Up His Mind

The House GOP met Friday to determine what happens next.

Oversight

Pope Francis, with His Address, Brings Immigration Back to Congress

The leader of the Catholic Church did not cede hot-button political issues in a Joint Meeting of Congress Thursday—he forced Congress to confront them.

Management

Sanders’s Criminal Justice Plan is a Lot Bigger Than One Bill

The Vermont senator’s attempts at justice reform are designed to make inroads with minority voters and catch attention on the hill.

Management

Here's the Cost of Donald Trump's Immigration Plan

If Trump needs illegal immigrants to go, it’s not going to be cheap.

Management

State Releases a New Batch of Clinton Emails

The emails comes amid scrutiny of the candidate's use of email when she was State Department chief.

Oversight

Highway Bill That Would Outsource Tax Debt Collection Clears First of Many Hurdles

The Senate voted to move forward on a six-year measure, but lots of amendments and a different House plan await.

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Management

Hillary Clinton's Email Address at State Was in High Demand

A new batch of State Department emails shows that some powerful Washingtonians quickly got Clinton's private email address—and others were eager to get it.

Defense

Capitol Hill Hearing on Airport Security Interrupted by Security Threat

Capitol Police evacuated several floors of Dirksen Tuesday after a suspicious package was reported.

Management

The War Over NSA Spying is Just Beginning

Surveillance reformers notched a big victory this week with the USA Freedom Act, but they're just getting started.

Oversight

Sen. Bob Corker Is 'Shocked' by How Little Data the NSA Is Collecting

The NSA bulk-data program is so scaled down, it might not even be effective, the Senate Foreign Relations chairman claims.

Management

McConnell Refuses to Budge on Patriot Act After Court Ruling Imperils NSA Spying

The majority leader, joined by other Republicans, gave a bold defense of the program just hours after a federal court ruling.

Oversight

Hillary Clinton Just Told Immigration Activists What They Wanted to Hear

Immigration groups want Clinton to preserve her predecessor's executive actions if she's elected president. On Tuesday, she said she'd go further.