Lee Hockstader
Lee Hockstader
Editorial Writer

Lee Hockstader has been a member of The Post’s editorial board since 2004. He writes on a variety of topics, including politics, state and local affairs in Virginia and Maryland, immigration, and foreign affairs. He also writes occasional op-ed columns. Before joining the editorial board, he spent 20 years as a Post reporter, including 13 years as a foreign correspondent based in Jerusalem, Rome, Moscow and Central America, and two years as a national correspondent based in Texas. Born in New York, Hockstader attended Brown University and was a Henry Luce Scholar in Southeast Asia. He also studied on fellowships at Harvard and Stanford universities. He lives in Washington with his wife and two children.

Latest by Lee Hockstader

Martin O’Malley’s irresponsible message to Central American minors

Martin O’Malley’s irresponsible message to Central American minors

Not only are the governor’s statements on the border crisis hypocritical, they endanger both U.S. interests and the youngsters he purports to help.

The blue state of Northern Virginia

The blue state of Northern Virginia

The GOP will keep losing the region until it fields credible centrists.

Mitt Romney’s immigration migraine

The Arizona immigration law that Romney hailed as a “model” for the nation was mostly gutted by the Supreme Court.

From Romney, pandering disguised as outrage

Campaign blasts White House for issuing visa to Fidel Castro’s niece for gay rights conference in San Francisco.