Isabelle Taft — Click for higher resolution staff photos

Isabelle Taft is a reporting fellow for the Texas Tribune and a rising senior at Yale University, where she studies history. She has previously interned at Politico Magazine and the Sacramento Bee. She is an editor-in-chief of The New Journal, a magazine of creative nonfiction about Yale and New Haven.

Recent Contributions

 Texas Digital Archive, Texas Governor Rick Perry Collection

Rick Perry's Digital Legacy Gives Archivists New Momentum

Two years ago, Texas had made no progress archiving its electronic records. With the launch this year of the Texas Digital Archive — and the release of seven terabytes of Rick Perry's digital legacy — Texas has become a national leader.

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 University of Texas at Austin

How a Decade in Texas Changed Elizabeth Warren

Whether she is tapped as Hillary Clinton's running mate or just as one of the campaign's go-to surrogates, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren will likely spend much of the fall imparting to voters a political worldview that was forged in Texas.

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 Leslie Boorhem-Stephenson

Tensions Remain High in Dallas After Attack

Two days after the shooting that left five Dallas police officers dead and wounded seven more, state and national officials are continuing to offer prayers, calls for unity and praise for the heroism of local law enforcement. But tensions are still running high in the city.

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