Eli Saslow

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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After Hurricane Katrina, the Williams family fled to rural Nebraska for the promise of a fresh start. Now they’re in need of rescue again.

  • Aug 29, 2015

A family from Porterville, in one of the state’s most parched areas, struggles with the new water reality.

  • Jul 19, 2015

A federal judge comes face to face with the reality of penalties mandated by Congress.

  • Jun 6, 2015

Paul Gayle had no job, no money, a new baby and 16 lessons from the Obama administration to teach him what to do next.

  • May 16, 2015

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
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About
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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