Aída Chávez is a former Politics Reporter at The Intercept. She is a journalist based in Washington, D.C., covering Congress and the impact of public policy on diverse communities. Prior to joining The Intercept, she worked for The Hill and Cronkite News – Arizona PBS. She graduated from Arizona State University in 2017 with a B.A. in journalism and political science.
The Coronavirus CrisisWhy the Government’s Plan to Help Out Renters Is Falling Flat
The program to assist with rent has run into numerous barriers in distributing aid — including landlords.
Son of Wall Street Mogul Running for Wisconsin Senate Seat Was Pleasantly Surprised Milwaukee Is a Normal City
“What most surprised me,” said Alex Lasry, “is the fact that Milwaukee has all the same things as any city,” citing bars, restaurants, and an art scene.
Former FBI Officials Tapped for Amazon’s Growing Security Apparatus
As Amazon faces antitrust scrutiny, counterfeiting, and worker activism, the company is staffing up with former FBI agents focused on security and intelligence gathering.
Joe Manchin Was Hit With Tough Ad Back Home After Going Wobbly on $2,000 Checks
In 2009, progressive organizations were warned by the White House not to pressure conservative Democrats. Biden doesn’t have that control this time.