Eli Saslow

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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It wasn’t a feared volcano eruption but a police personnel disaster that upset the town.

  • Apr 18, 2015

John Kitzhaber is stepping down at the start of his fourth term as conflict-of-interest charges swirl around how his fiancee benefited in business deals.

  • Feb 13, 2015

The civil rights movement’s carefully cultivated leader wonders if he can live up to the example set by his predecessors.

  • Feb 8, 2015

  • Jan 19, 2015

When President Obama drew a line on immigration, it went straight through Marilu Morales’s family, leaving her and four children on one side and her recently deported husband on the other.

  • Dec 20, 2014

When President Obama drew a line on immigration, it went straight through Marilu Morales’s family, leaving her and four children on one side and her recently deported husband on the other.

  • Dec 20, 2014

Kris Kobach is the person many conservatives have anointed to battle Obama’s immigration action.

  • Nov 22, 2014

Javier Flores hoped for a reprieve from President Obama, but he was deported before it came.

  • Oct 25, 2014

A boy reluctantly travels alone from El Salvador to Los Angeles, to reunite with a mother he hasn’t seen in years.

  • Sep 7, 2014

Earning $11.50 hourly, Elias Pompa is often the only available solution when immigration crises arise.

  • Aug 9, 2014
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Eli Saslow is a reporter at the Washington Post, where he covered the 2008 presidential campaign and has chronicled the president’s life inside the White House. He won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting for his year-long series about food stamps in America. 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.
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