Al Kamen
Al Kamen
In the Loop

Al Kamen, an award-winning columnist on the national staff of The Washington Post, created the “In the Loop” column in 1993. He began his reporting career at the Rocky Mountain News and joined The Post in 1980. He has covered local and federal courts, the Supreme Court and the State Department. Kamen assisted Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein in writing “The Final Days” and Woodward and Scott Armstrong in writing “The Brethren.” Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he graduated from McKinley High School in Canton, Ohio and Harvard College.

Latest by Al Kamen

Hashtag #BlameTheIntern

Hashtag #BlameTheIntern

When it comes to public officials’ social media faux pas, it’s usually the interns who take the fall.

In the Loop: SeaWorld and Disney

In the Loop: SeaWorld and Disney

Despite financial woes, SeaWorld is still awash in political activity

In the Loop: Paul Ryan dislikes Frank Underwood

In the Loop: Paul Ryan dislikes Frank Underwood

The potential 2016 candidate and the other potential 2016 candidate differ on “House of Cards.”

In the Loop: Harry Reid will never be the bearded one

In the Loop: Harry Reid will never be the bearded one

For the Senate majority leader, Nevada’s birthday poses a big challenge on facial hair.