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Matt Vasilogambros is a staff correspondent for National Journal, covering economic empowerment in a demographically changing country. He has covered Washington politics, foreign affairs, and the 2012 presidential election and other national races for the National Journal and The Hotline. He was also a contributing writer for the Almanac of American Politics. Before joining the magazine, Matt wrote for Politics Daily, The Iowa Independent and The Huffington Post, covering politics and higher education. Matt is a graduate of Drake University, where he served as an award-winning editor of the student newspaper. He is a native of Arlington Heights, Ill., and currently lives in Washington, D.C.

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Signing members' names to documents is a tricky job, but somebody's got to do it.

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They left Michigan with the brain drain. But now, these three Michiganders are bucking the trend and returning to their home state.

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Still behind in the gentrification game in Washington, H Street Northeast is a good place for African-Americans to open bars.

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Why most incoming lawmakers won't create great Web pages.

James Foley's Parents Want to Change America's Position on Negotiating With Terrorists

Diane and John Foley are launching a new effort to start a conversation on the U.S. policy that they say led to their son's execution by the Islamic State group.

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