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.
Dillie Nerios wants people to get help they badly need. But for some, the “makers vs. takers” debate intrudes.
Federal program that began as a last resort for the hungry has grown into an economic lifeline for entire towns.
For some children, learning to hunt and shoot provide valuable lessons in self-sufficiency and responsibility.
Rural county reflects the political divide that is fissuring the nation on the eve of president’s second term.