The Washington Post

Eli Saslow

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Amid apprehension from many in the U.S., a newly arrived family confronts their own version of fear.

  • Dec 26, 2015

Another mass shooting was over. The country had moved on. But inside one house in Oregon, a family was discovering the unending extent of a wound.

  • Dec 5, 2015

It was just another morning, just another meeting, until a co-worker killed 14 colleagues.

  • Dec 3, 2015

At a church in Roseburg, Ore., hard questions about faith after a gunman takes innocent Christian lives.

  • Oct 3, 2015

When they heard the first pops in the UCC building, they had little doubt about what was occurring.

  • Oct 2, 2015

Mintz was shot multiple times while trying to block the Umpqua Community College shooter.

  • Oct 2, 2015

Only a murky portrait of the shooter emerged, as a quiet withdrawn young man who struggled to connect with other people and may have harbored resentment against religion.

  • Oct 2, 2015

Hundreds of people gathered in a park downtown after the shooting at Umpqua Community College for the official community vigil.

  • Oct 1, 2015

Students hid in classrooms and texted loved ones as a rampage scarred the community college.

  • Oct 1, 2015

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
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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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