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

In the Loop: At White House, bunny’s identity is top secret

In the Loop: At White House, bunny’s identity is top secret

At White House Easter Egg roll, the name of person in bunny costume remains fuzzy.

In the Loop: Bacardi tries to pack a political rum punch

The liquor firm’s PAC makes a point of bipartisan giving but forgets some details on its form.

Lame ducks’ wings not yet clipped

Lame ducks’ wings not yet clipped

Three retiring members of Congress spent their recess traveling to South Asia and Europe.

Putin believes he knows where to go for help

The Russian president trusts that a certain other president would save him if he were drowning.