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Matt Vasilogambros
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Attended Drake University
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Beyond the refugee crisis 
Syrians are heading to the United States. But the system that awaits them has proved perilous for others.
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Bottom 10: Dallas, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Columbus, Houston, Birmingham, Richmond, St. Louis, Charlotte, Detroit 
On the surface, inequality is about your income. But it's also about your neighborhood.
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Rev. Stephen Green recalls his time at Mother Emanuel, where he was influenced to follow a call to service, and shares the church's legacy for inclusion, justice and tolerance. ;
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A training center in New England trains low-skill, minimum wage workers for jobs that pay $19.36 an hour with benefits.
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... but Martin Luther King's neighborhood is also rapidly gentrifying
The 22-mile BeltLine paved over railroad tracks that separated dozens of Atlanta neighborhoods and that shaped racial and economic inequality for over a century.
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Today in, "Huh, really?" 
Look at fines for professional athletes and coaches like business expenses. You may write off a business trip. They write off league fines.
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Young Latino men in low-paying jobs are most likely to see an impact by 2020.
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Refugees come to the U.S. with few resources and fewer job prospects. Until now.
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First in my Atlanta series. I'm transitioning into hip-hop reporting, obviously
The "Tennessee" front man says the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases shouldn't be surprising to anyone who listened to early gangster rap.
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We lost our Olympic bid: Hell yeah! 
While local leaders celebrate hosting the Winter and Summer Games, some groups fight bids they say are too expensive and damaging.
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  • The Atlantic
    Senior Associate Editor, 2016 - present
  • National Journal
    Staff Correspondent, 2011 - 2016
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Des Moines, Iowa - Arlington Heights, Ill.
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Matt Vasilogambros is a senior associate editor with The Atlantic, covering demographics and the economy. He previously was a staff correspondent with National Journal, focusing on demographics, Washington politics, foreign affairs, and the 2012 presidential election and other national races for the National Journal and The Hotline. He was also a contributing writer for the Almanac of American Politics. Matt has also written for Politics Daily, The Iowa Independent and The Huffington Post, covering politics and higher education. Matt is a graduate of Drake University, where he served as an award-winning editor of the student newspaper. He is a native of Arlington Heights, Ill., and currently lives in Washington, D.C.
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    Politics; News/Internet Journalism, 2007 - 2011
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