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Alex Seitz-Wald

Alex Seitz-Wald is senior digital politics reporter for NBC News.

Alex Seitz-Wald is senior digital politics reporter for NBC News.

Latest from Alex Seitz-Wald

Ruth Bader Ginsburg still rules the world of political kitsch, but who's next?

But up-and-comers are vying for the top spot and political merch may heading for a collapse anyway.
5d ago

House votes to repeal 2002 Iraq War authorization

The White House supports the repeal, and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said he would bring it to the floor for a vote.

Biden agrees U.S.-Russian relations are at a 'low point' ahead of meeting with Putin

Speaking to reporters after a meeting of the G-7, Biden drew a tougher line on Putin than his predecessor, Donald Trump.

'Truth embargo': UFOs are suddenly all the talk in Washington

After 75 years of taboo and ridicule, serious people can finally discuss the mysterious flying objects, and even skeptics say that's a good thing.

Democrats ding own party for failing to persuade minorities, explain values in 2020

A new report warns that Republicans made the "defund the police" movement toxic for moderate Democrats.
22d ago

Cruise lines and Florida Gov. DeSantis square off over vaccine passports

Cruise lines are eager to set sail, but a new law championed by Gov. Ron DeSantis banning so-called vaccine passports may keep them anchored.

A faction of conservatives pushes to build its own climate movement

At a rally next month in Miami, one group is trying to kick-start a conservative grassroots climate movement.
29d ago

In California's recall, Democrats would rather not have a backup plan

Party leaders want to keep other Democrats off the ballot, even though it would mean forfeiting the governorship if Gov. Gavin Newsom loses his recall.
36d ago

Should Joe Biden worry about soaring lumber prices?

Lumber hit an all-time high of $1,686 per thousand board feet this month, surging by 406 percent from the $333 it was trading at the same time last year.
40d ago

Biden administration scrambles to stave off gas shortage crisis

Even before a cyberattack crippled a major gas pipeline, prices were surging and analysts were predicting shortages as people begin to travel more.
41d ago

Virginia Republicans nominate Glenn Youngkin for governor

The former Carlyle Group CEO came out on top of the Trump-friendly GOP field after a controversial nominating process.