Harvest Prude

Harvest Prude is a reporter at The Dispatch and is based in Alexandria, Virginia. Prior to joining the company in 2021, she reported on national politics for WORLD Magazine. When Harvest is not covering Congress, immigration, or the courts for The Dispatch, she is probably curled up with a novel, longboarding around her neighborhood, or scrambling an egg.

Harvest Prude

Wisconsin’s Supreme Court Slugfest

A state supreme court race will determine the ideological balance of the court, with ramifications for the next decade.

Will Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan Stand?

The Supreme Court considers the program Tuesday.

Another Biden Immigration Plan That Looks a Lot Like Trump’s

President Joe Biden’s plan for asylum likely faces the same legal problems Donald Trump’s did in 2020.

  • World

Is Benjamin Netanyahu Undermining Israeli Democracy?

The new government’s plans to reshape the judiciary have intensified already deep polarization: A Dispatch Explainer.

Lawmakers Ask if U.S. Companies Helped Develop China’s Spy Balloon

Plus: More congressional scrutiny on China and high-profile House GOP hearings.

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.

  • World

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.