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.

Latest by Dana Milbank

A quixotic candidacy in South Dakota

A quixotic candidacy in South Dakota

Independent Larry Pressler shakes up a Senate race that was supposed to be easy for Republicans.

Grimes, left for dead, finally goes off-script

Grimes, left for dead, finally goes off-script

The Democrat hoping to unseat Mitch McConnell sheds the caution a bit as polls suggest she’s still in the fight.

Meet the one Democrat who is not running from Obama

Meet the one Democrat who is not running from Obama

In Georgia, Michelle Nunn is showing authenticity and courage.

Obama, the pariah president

Obama, the pariah president

Even Democrats are distancing themselves from him.