Dan Eggen
Reporter

Dan Eggen has worked at The Washington Post since 1997, when he started as a Metro reporter based in Northern Virginia. He joined the National Desk in 2001 to cover the Justice Department and national-security issues. He was assigned to the White House to cover the end of the Bush administration in 2008, and has written about lobbying, campaign finance and the role of money in politics since 2009. Eggen was part of a team that won a Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 2002, and was also part of a Pulitzer finalist entry in 2005. A Midwest native, Eggen lives in Washington with his wife and two daughters.

Latest by Dan Eggen

Romney sinks in GOP esteem

Romney sinks in GOP esteem

The losing nominee has become persona non grata to a stunned party.

Governors aim to remake the GOP

Governors aim to remake the GOP

In post-election meeting, they focus on a steep set of challenges to regaining favor with most Americans, reject “dumb comments” by Romney.

Private consultants see huge election profits

Private consultants see huge election profits

Media firms, telemarketing firms, pollsters and other consultants raked in millions in the most expensive election in U.S. history.

An anti-super PAC super PAC had a good year

Friends of Democracy, formed to support candidates who favor limits on big money in politics, says that at least six of eight candidates that it supported won their races.