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Elahe Izadi

Elahe Izadi
Elahe Izadi writes about Congress and politics for National Journal, having previously covered Congress and K Street for the Influence Alley microsite. Prior to joining National Journal, she wrote and curated DCentric.org, an NPR Project Argo blog at WAMU 88.5 focused on race and class. Elahe was also part of the team behind D.C. local news start-up TBD.com, and covered everything from crime to local government for The Gazette, The Washington Post's chain of community newspapers in Maryland. Elahe graduated from the University of Maryland with degrees in print journalism and African-American history. She was born in Washington, D.C., where she currently lives and regularly performs stand-up comedy.
CIO Briefing

I Lost My Seat in Congress, and All I Got Was This Broken Website

Democrats who walked the plank for Obamacare in 2010 now have to watch the White House mess it up.

CIO Briefing

Obamacare Enrollment Data Subpoenaed

Rep. Camp wants the numbers by Friday, not next week.

Data

How Republicans Are Looking to Close the Digital Divide Against Democrats

The GOP's leading wave of strategists offer advice on how to fix the party's technological woes.

Emerging Tech

A tale of 2 strategies: The Twitter genius of Chuck Grassley and Cory Booker

Two of the most successful politicians on social media have different approaches for how they talk to voters.