Mike DeBonis
Mike DeBonis
Reporter

Mike DeBonis covers local politics and government for The Washington Post. He also writes a blog and a political analysis column that runs on Fridays. DeBonis joined in Post in 2010 after spending six years at Washington City Paper as a reporter and editor, including three years writing a column on District politics. He is a graduate of Georgetown University and a native of Northwest Indiana.

Latest by Mike DeBonis

Reid leaves a parting gift for his party: A quiet and bloodless succession

Reid leaves a parting gift for his party: A quiet and bloodless succession

His backing of Charles Schumer makes the New Yorker the favorite for the Democratic leader’s chair.

GOP congressman: Ted Cruz backers are making boorish phone calls to my office

GOP congressman: Ted Cruz backers are making boorish phone calls to my office

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) says the Cruz supporters ringing his office “suffer from severe cases of arrested development.“

Ted Cruz could go on Obamacare. What about Congress’s other potential 2016 candidates?

Ted Cruz could go on Obamacare. What about Congress’s other potential 2016 candidates?

Lindsey Graham, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio have reconciled their ideology and the family obligations in different ways.

On this, Capitol Hill can agree: New Afghan leader is breath of fresh air

On this, Capitol Hill can agree: New Afghan leader is breath of fresh air

Congressional address from President Ashraf Ghani wins praise from top senators of both parties.