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Lisa Mascaro

Lisa Mascaro previously covered Congress in Washington, D.C., for the Los Angeles Times. She left in February 2018. A Los Angeles-area native, she has reported across Southern California, edited, traveled the States and worked in Texas. While the Washington correspondent for the Las Vegas Sun, she contributed as the paper won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. An economics and political science graduate of UC Santa Barbara, she also studied in Budapest, Hungary.
Short on solutions, long on blame in 2nd weekend of shutdown

President Trump and Democrats are trading blame for the partial government shutdown but doing little substantive talking with each other.

Bipartisan Senate effort to protect Dreamers collapses after Trump threatens veto

A bipartisan bill on immigration reform, including protections to prevent “Dreamers” from being deported, failed in the Senate on Thursday. President Trump had threatened to veto the bill.

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