Dana Milbank
Dana Milbank
Opinion Writer

Dana Milbank writes about political theater in the nation’s capital. He joined The Post as a political reporter in 2000, after two years as a senior editor of The New Republic and eight years with the Wall Street Journal. He is also the author of three political books: Tears of a Clown (2010), Homo Politicus (2008) and Smashmouth (2001). He lives in Washington.

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John Kerry learns humility

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He’s discovering that leading the world is harder than it looks.

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North Carolina Republicans choose ideology over lives

“They’re allowing people to die to prove a point,” says a dissenting GOP mayor.

Elizabeth Warren for president?

Elizabeth Warren for president?

Her actions suggest she has neither interest in nor aptitude for the race.