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Frances Stead Sellers

Senior writerWashington, D.C.


Forty hospitals were mobilized to treat those wounded in the terrorist attacks in the French capital.

  • Nov 25, 2015

The GOP front-runner has been accused of sexism, but the business mogul promoted female executives in a male-dominated industry.

  • Nov 24, 2015

The brash delivery he honed as a TV showman is delivering for the Republican presidential contender on the campaign trail.

  • Nov 6, 2015

Cambridge Analytica, which helps candidates target voters, also received $220,000 from Ben Carson.

  • Oct 19, 2015

The combat, even the comedy, are turning presidential politics into a popular form of reality television.

  • Oct 15, 2015

Robert Mercer is pouring millions into a super PAC for Ted Cruz. The big question is: Why?

  • Oct 6, 2015

Anne-Marie Slaughter on balancing work and family life — and America’s “Unfinished Business.”

  • Oct 1, 2015

Huge crowds greeted the pope as he made his way to the altar on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

  • Sep 27, 2015

In the country’s symbolic birthplace, the pope emphasized religious liberty and the dignity of immigrants.

  • Sep 26, 2015

  • Aug 24, 2015
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Frances Stead Sellers is covering the 2016 campaign for The Post’s National Desk. Frances, who has been a senior writer for the Sunday magazine since 2014, spent two years prior to that as the editor of Style, with a focus on profiles, personalities, arts and ideas. She previously ran the newsroom’s Health, Science and Environmental coverage, including the battle over health reform, the Gulf oil spill and a series of stories about military medical care that was a Pulitzer finalist. She has also been deputy editor of Outlook. Frances came to The Post from Civilization, the bi-monthly magazine of the Library of Congress, which she helped launch in 1994 and which won a National Magazine Award for General Excellence in its first year of publication.
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