David A. Fahrenthold
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David A. Fahrenthold covers Congress for the Washington Post. He has been at the Post since 2000, and previously covered (in order) the D.C. police, New England, and the environment.

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After media drought, Hillary Clinton takes some questions in Iowa

After media drought, Hillary Clinton takes some questions in Iowa

In another break from her usual script, the Democrat greeted a small crowd outside a campaign event.

Now, here’s what it looked like outside Hillary Clinton’s presser

Now, here’s what it looked like outside Hillary Clinton’s presser

Things looked a bit different outside the bike shop.

For Carson and Fiorina, the trick will be going from spoiler to contender

For Carson and Fiorina, the trick will be going from spoiler to contender

The two Republican entrants will have to turn outsider credentials and attack lines into real political gravitas.

Will they or won’t they? Flirts of 2016 campaign dance around commitment.

Will they or won’t they? Flirts of 2016 campaign dance around commitment.

It’s flirting season in politics: Right now, more than 20 politicians are “considering” or “exploring” a run.