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Matt Vasilogambros

Matt Vasilogambros

Matt Vasilogambros is a policy writer for National Journal, covering foreign affairs, the White House and Congress. He previously covered the 2012 presidential election and other federal elections for the National Journal and The Hotline. Before joining the company, Matt covered politics for PoliticsDaily.com, the Iowa Independent and the Huffington Post. Matt is a graduate of Drake University, where he served as editor-in-chief of the award-winning student newspaper. He is a native of Arlington Heights, Ill.
Matt Vasilogambros is a policy writer for National Journal, covering foreign affairs, the White House and Congress. He previously covered the 2012 presidential election and other federal elections for the National Journal and The Hotline. Before joining the company, Matt covered politics for PoliticsDaily.com, the Iowa Independent and the Huffington Post. Matt is a graduate of Drake University, where he served as editor-in-chief of the award-winning student newspaper. He is a native of Arlington Heights, Ill.
Management

Trump Taps James Mattis for Defense Secretary

The president-elect called the retired Marine general “the closest thing we have to General George Patton of our time.”

Defense

Feds Charge Three Kansas Men in Domestic Terror Plot

Prosecutors say the trio targeted an apartment complex housing immigrants and a mosque for a post-election attack.

Management

The Justice Department's New Police Shooting Database

The gap in data has been an embarrassment for the federal government.

Pay & Benefits

A Resignation at Yosemite Amid Sexual Harassment Reports

The national park’s superintendent resigned a week after a congressional hearing found widespread misconduct.

Management

A Nomination for the First U.S. Ambassador to Cuba in 50 Years

President Obama nominated a longtime diplomat for the top post in the communist country.

Defense

Who's Responsible for the Aleppo Aid Convoy Attack?

U.S. officials say only Russian warplanes could have carried out the airstrike that killed 20 people Monday.

Management

Screening for Zika in Donated Blood

The Food and Drug Administration now recommends that all blood banks test for the mosquito-borne virus.

FEATURED EBOOKS
Defense

The Missing 28 Pages

The formerly classified pages of the congressional inquiry into the 9/11 attacks say some of the hijackers “were in contact with, and received support or assistance from, individuals who may be connected in the Saudi Government.”

Defense

A Homicide at ​U.S.​ Navy SEAL Training

Instructors are to blame for the drowning death in a pool exercise in May, investigators say.

Management

Yosemite, Through John Muir's Words

Reflecting on the naturalist’s observations, as President Obama celebrates 100 years of the National Park Service.

Management

Transportation Department To Allow More Flights to Cuba

Six U.S. airlines will begin scheduled flights to the island nation.

Defense

State Department Warns Americans of European Travel Risk

Travel alert says tourists should be wary of public locations and large events, such as the European Soccer Championship.

Management

Should Airports Privatize Security to Avoid Long Lines?

Some U.S. cities are looking into hiring private contractors and moving away from the TSA after a month of historically long lines.

Management

Justice Department Scores Goal With Latino Soccer Fandom

The fastest-growing demographic in the U.S. is paying attention to those FIFA indictments.

FEATURED EBOOKS
Defense

This Bakery Trains Wounded Veterans in the Art of Pastries and Business

Dog Tag Bakery, a new Georgetown bakery, is home to a work-study program that's the first of its kind.

Oversight

Yes, the Search for the White House Christmas Tree Has Already Begun

Tree growers descend on southwest Michigan this week to choose which farm will provide the White House with its Christmas tree.

Oversight

If Hillary Clinton Doesn't Run, Who Would Lead the Democratic Field for President?

Other potential Democratic candidates like Elizabeth Warren and Andrew Cuomo are largely unknown among potential voters, according to a new poll.

Defense

The Capitol Hill Security Gap That's as Troublesome as the One at Navy Yard

House staffers who park in the office garages do not need to go through metal detectors, nor are their bags checked.

Management

The 10 Best and Worst States for Military Retirees

Wyoming is the best place for military personnel to retire, while California is the worst, according to one survey.

Management

The 5 Best and Worst States for Working Moms

Louisiana has one of the worst child-care systems and largest gender pay gaps, with women making a measly 72 percent of what men make.