Harvest Prude

Harvest is a reporter for The Dispatch. She previously covered politics for WORLD Magazine.

Harvest Prude

The Immigration Battles Begin

Lawmakers hear from law enforcement leaders about challenges at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Can Members of Congress Pack Heat?

Lawmakers renew a clash over carrying firearms: A Dispatch Explainer.

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Another Humanitarian Crisis Is Brewing in Europe

A blockade cutting off a disputed region between Armenia and Azerbaijan may restart a simmering conflict.

Why Are Eggs So Expensive?

The bird flu isn’t the only factor driving up prices of the kitchen staple: A Dispatch Eggsplainer.

A Bleak Outlook on Immigration Reform

Divisions in Congress make major breakthroughs on the issue unlikely in 2023.

McCarthy Gets the Gavel in Dramatic Fashion

After more than a dozen votes and days of negotiations, Kevin McCarthy becomes speaker of the House of Representatives.

Details on McCarthy’s Concessions Still To Come

Kevin McCarthy finally won over more than a dozen GOP detractors to claim the House speakership. But what did he give up to do so?

Could Kevin McCarthy Give Away Too Much?

Concessions to the House Freedom Caucus runs the risk of alienating more moderate allies.

Bob Woodson: Civil Rights Champion and Critic

Ahead of retirement, the veteran activist says he still believes solutions to poverty come from communities themselves.

The Speakership Stalemate Continues

Kevin McCarthy’s team made concessions to their Republican opponents Wednesday night, but will it be enough to earn him the speaker’s gavel?