David A. Fahrenthold
Reporter

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.

Latest by David A. Fahrenthold

VA whistleblowers win settlements in retaliation cases

VA whistleblowers win settlements in retaliation cases

At least two of the settlements involve promotions, signaling that the agency wants to reward employees who expose wrongdoing.

New details reveal failures in White House security

New details reveal failures in White House security

The Secret Service has five protective rings around the mansion, but a fence-jumper crossed them all.

The White House fence hasn’t changed since Lyndon B. Johnson was in office

The White House fence hasn’t changed since Lyndon B. Johnson was in office

As security features proliferate around the mansion, its 7-foot, 6-inch barrier from ’65 is the same.

Rand Paul says Post story is “full of inaccuracies.” He won’t say what they are.

The Post story showed that Paul seemed to have shaded, changed, or dropped some of the ideas he supported as a candidate