Free Beacon Alec Schemmel

Alec Schemmel is an Investigative Reporter for the Washington Free Beacon. He graduated from American University in Washington, D.C., where he studied journalism and political science. Alec is originally from Charlotte, N.C., and now lives in Arlington, Va. His email address is

Dem House Candidate Vindman Calls To Change Virginia State Flag After Posing With Confederate-Era Version

'The buck stops with me,' Eugene Vindman says after top Democrat calls him 'ignorant'

April 17, 2024

Anti-Semitic Incidents on College Campuses Surged 320 Percent Last Year, ADL Finds

Columbia found to have highest number of incidents among schools tracked

April 16, 2024

Michigan Public Schools Spent Nearly Half of Their $1.2 Billion in Pandemic Relief Funds on Employee Compensation, Watchdog Says

Michigan school districts 'mostly used Covid relief funds to pad existing employees’ compensation levels,' watchdog's findings indicate

April 16, 2024

Dem Rep. Eric Sorensen Says Climate Change To Blame for Border Crisis

Illinois Democrat describes himself as 'meteorologist,' though he doesn't meet federal standards for that title

April 12, 2024

Tim Kaine Compares Parents Who 'Raise Hell' at School Board Meetings to Jan. 6 Rioters

'You see it at school board meetings when people come and raise hell,' senator says during campaign event

April 11, 2024

A Proposed Biden Environmental Rule Leaves Foreign Companies Iffy on American Investment

‘There's no software company in the world that can actually meet that regulation’

April 6, 2024

Biden DOJ Slow-Walks 'Slam Dunk' Case Against Man Who Allegedly Tried To Kill Justice Kavanaugh, Baffling Experts

Nicholas Roske is accused of trying to murder the conservative Supreme Court justice over his position on abortion

April 5, 2024

This Palestinian School Hosts Hamas Military Parades. It Also Hosts Webinars With Professors From Top US Universities.

Birzeit University’s Right to Education Campaign seeks to build ‘tactics of focused resistance’

February 26, 2024