Glenn Kessler
Staff Writer

In an award-winning journalism career spanning nearly three decades, Glenn Kessler, who writes “The Fact Checker” column, has covered foreign policy, economic policy, the White House, Congress, politics, airline safety and Wall Street. He was The Washington Post’s chief State Department reporter for nine years, traveling around the world with three different Secretaries of State. Before that, he covered tax and budget policy for The Washington Post and also served as the newspaper’s national business editor. In 2007, St. Martins Press published his widely acclaimed book on Condoleezza Rice, The Confidante. Kessler appears frequently on television and has lectured widely on U.S. foreign policy.

Latest by Glenn Kessler

Obamacare ‘exemption’ or hypocrisy?

Obamacare ‘exemption’ or hypocrisy?

Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) makes a confusing attack on an Obamacare “exemption” his staff benefits from.

Biden versus Gates: Foreign policy smackdown

Both Vice President Biden and former Defense Secretary Gates score points when they list each other’s failures.

A rocker’s false ‘one percent’ tax facts

A rocker’s false ‘one percent’ tax facts

KISS bassist Gene Simmons earns Four Pinocchios for asserting myths about the taxes paid by the top one percent.