Elizabeth Scheltens

Elizabeth Scheltens is a data reporter for DecodeDC.


What’s the hullabaloo over the Export-Import Bank about?

Daniel Patrick Moynihan, speaking behind microphones, gesturing with his hands, at a meeting of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.

Writers Peter-Christian Aigner and Stephanie Coontz weigh in on the legacy of the Moynihan Report.

File photo: Residents walk past Chicago Housing Authority Cabrini-Green public housing buildings on January 12, 2005 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

How much can, and should, the government do to right past wrongs when it comes to housing and segregation?

Illustration by Elizabeth Sheltens, Scripps News

There are 10 official 2016 presidential candidates in the field, but there are just as many lurking in the wings. So with a surge of