Alec MacGillis

Alec MacGillis is a senior editor at the New Republic, now serving as the magazine’s correspondent for the 2012 campaign. He came to the magazine in the August after five years as at the Washington Post, where he covered national politics and domestic policy. He previously worked at the Baltimore Sun, Concord Monitor (NH) and several smaller papers. He was a Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan during the 2010-2011 academic year.


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