William Douglas covers Congress and the presidential election campaign for McClatchy Newspapers.
He previously worked for Newsday in New York City and Washington. He's covered New York City Public Schools, the state's colleges and universities, the Newt Gingrich-led Republican revolution in Congress, President Clinton's second term, foreign affairs and the war with Iraq from the Pentagon.
He majored in news-editorial journalism and received his bachelor's degree from the University of South Carolina in 1980.
Douglas is an avid ice hockey player.
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