Kira Lerner

Kira Lerner is a staff reporter based in Washington, D.C. She is currently a Lipman Fellow at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.


Iowa Governor Expands Voting Rights

Governor Kim Reynolds’ executive order restores the voting rights of tens of thousands of people. But it will also leave many Iowans disenfranchised, and little time remains before the November election.

‘Worse Than Guantánamo’

Dozens of former detainees at the Gwinnett County jail in Georgia claim they were subjected to brutality at the hands of its Rapid Response Team.