Kelley Vlahos has spent over a decade as a political reporter in Washington DC. Currently, she is a Washington correspondent for the DC-based homeland security magazine, Homeland Security Today, a long-time political writer for FOXNews.com, and weekly columnist for Antiwar.com. She is also a contributing editor for The American Conservative magazine and its daily weblog, @TAC.
Moving to the nation's capital in 1999, Vlahos took reporting jobs on both sides of the ideological spectrum, writing mainly about healthcare, families and mental health issues for the National Association of Social Workers News. She then shifted to covering Capitol Hill and national politics – including the 2000 Presidential election – for ConservativeHQ.com, before landing in the Internet policy and technology beat at the Washington bureau of Bridge News, a former global financial news wire. She began her time at FOXNews.com in June 2001, and has since written about everything from national security and civil liberties in the wake of 9/11 to campaign finance reform, veterans, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, the Middle East, gun control,the Department of Defense, the conservative movement and the progressive netroots, the media and the federal budget. She has written over 100 "House Hunting" and Senate race profiles for the 2002 through 2006 election cycles, as well as coverage of the 2004 Democratic and Republican National Conventions, the 2008 elections and the National Republican Convention in 2008 for FOXNews.com, for which she continues to write about domestic politics and foreign policy issues.