Eli Saslow
Reporter

Eli Saslow is a staff writer at the Washington Post, where he covered the 2008 presidential cam_paign and has chronicled the president’s life inside the White House. Previously a sportswriter for the Post, he has won multiple awards for news and feature writing. Two of his stories have also appeared in Best American Sports Writing.

Latest by Eli Saslow

‘Ugh. I miss it.’

‘Ugh. I miss it.’

One veteran’s difficulty transitioning from military to civilian life, and from camaraderie to isolation.

Seven minutes to decide an immigrant’s future

Seven minutes to decide an immigrant’s future

Overwhelmed courts have little time or resources to weigh the fates of those facing deportation.

Waiting for the 8th: D.C. family adjusts to food stamp cuts

Waiting for the 8th: D.C. family adjusts to food stamp cuts

Raphael Richmond calls it her “hunger games,” keeping her family fed until the monthly aid arrives.

In Hidalgo County, too much of too little

In Hidalgo County, too much of too little

How the food-stamp diet is leaving many residents of Texas’s Rio Grande Valley both hungry and obese.