Al Kamen
In the Loop
Al Kamen | Columnist
Again, a blue dress casts a shadow on Bill Clinton
The painter of the 42nd president’s official portrait reveals that he sneaked in a Monica Lewinsky detail.
 
In the Loop: Portrait of (a younger) Eric Holder
(The Washington Post, February 26, 2015; 7:41 PM)
 
Where would Ronald Reagan fall on the GOP meter?
(The Washington Post, February 25, 2015; 7:34 PM)
 
A brief history of the ‘gotcha question’
(The Washington Post, February 24, 2015; 7:54 PM)
 
Kerry names special envoy for LGBT rights
(The Washington Post, February 23, 2015; 7:18 PM)
 
Jesse Jackson Jr. can’t escape the Federal Election Commission
(The Washington Post, February 19, 2015; 7:56 PM)
 
The guns-and-caliphates people try to lure the ladies with Nutella and kittens
(The Washington Post, February 18, 2015; 7:17 PM)
 
Dec. 17 as a Cuban holiday?
(The Washington Post, February 17, 2015; 9:30 PM)
 
Scott Walker, dropout president?
(The Washington Post, February 12, 2015; 7:28 PM)
 
VA’s Robert McDonald fires back
(The Washington Post, February 11, 2015; 8:00 PM)
 
The Packwood diaries, G-rated version
(The Washington Post, February 10, 2015; 7:37 PM)
 
A nickname for the seldom-ruffled Eric Holder
(The Washington Post, February 9, 2015; 7:49 PM)
 
John Kerry gets dissed on scholars’ list
(The Washington Post, February 5, 2015; 7:25 PM)
 
Holder, in his own defense
(The Washington Post, February 4, 2015; 7:40 PM)
 
Where some see dirty hands, others see liberty
(The Washington Post, February 3, 2015; 7:24 PM)
 
The Super Bowl turnover that went Putin’s way
(The Washington Post, February 2, 2015; 8:40 PM)
 
Vacations in Cuba?
(The Washington Post, January 29, 2015; 7:27 PM)
 
Loretta Lynch knows her name — and it’s not Holder
(The Washington Post, January 28, 2015; 7:37 PM)
 
Isaac Fulwood retiring from U.S. Parole Commission; wouldn’t mind a selfie with Obama
(The Washington Post, January 27, 2015; 7:04 PM)
 
Romney wars — between Trump and Rove
(The Washington Post, January 26, 2015; 6:26 PM)
 
For Obama, just three states to go
(The Washington Post, January 22, 2015; 8:20 PM)
 
Dan Lungren returns for a visit
(The Washington Post, January 21, 2015; 7:45 PM)
 
Obama and his wish lists
(The Washington Post, January 20, 2015; 7:11 PM)
 
A Dutch treat in North Korea
(The Washington Post, January 15, 2015; 8:57 PM)
 
Meet the Presidents who would like to be president
(The Washington Post, January 14, 2015; 8:09 PM)
 
Grassley and Feinstein, anti-pot allies
(The Washington Post, January 13, 2015; 7:30 PM)
 
New congressman Mike Bishop gets a little too excited
(The Washington Post, January 12, 2015; 9:45 PM)
 
A GOP Obama-bashing fest: Confirmations
(The Washington Post, January 8, 2015; 7:35 PM)
 
GOP Rep. Walter Jones sponsor a bill that gets our attention, and a little more
(The Washington Post, January 7, 2015; 7:41 PM)
 
Hot book: The terrorism calendar
(The Washington Post, January 6, 2015; 7:47 PM)
 
Dog bites woman. Woman sues Congress.
(The Washington Post, January 5, 2015; 7:04 PM)
 
‘The Interview’: Popcorn time on the Hill?
(The Washington Post, December 23, 2014; 9:04 PM)
 
In the Loop: The year that was
(The Washington Post, December 22, 2014; 7:34 PM)
 
White House adviser Dan Pfeiffer knows how to keep a Cuba secret
(The Washington Post, December 18, 2014; 7:32 PM)
 
The nuclear option and its fallout
(The Washington Post, December 17, 2014; 8:24 PM)
 
Many Capitol Hill perks remain available to ex-members
(The Washington Post, December 16, 2014; 8:23 PM)
 
Hill needs a lesson on sexual harassment
(The Washington Post, December 15, 2014; 8:15 PM)
 
Sen. Feinstein’s tweets from the trenches
(The Washington Post, December 11, 2014; 7:30 PM)
 
Of bipartisanship and torture
(The Washington Post, December 10, 2014; 7:37 PM)
 
Lawmakers move offices, taxpayers get bill
(The Washington Post, December 9, 2014; 8:18 PM)
 
White House offers tips to lawmakers on how to get along
(The Washington Post, December 8, 2014; 7:42 PM)
 
The speaker’s fine with Obama speaking
(The Washington Post, December 4, 2014; 7:28 PM)
 
‘Gipper’ makes it to Capitol Hill
(The Washington Post, December 3, 2014; 7:57 PM)
 
Lame ducks and their last hurrah
(The Washington Post, December 2, 2014; 7:41 PM)
 
In the Loop: With Hagel sacked, nobody on the bench?
(The Washington Post, December 1, 2014; 8:10 PM)
 
Not every turkey escapes the White House
(The Washington Post, November 25, 2014; 8:03 PM)
 
Tim Howard for defense secretary? Well, the job’s open . . .
(The Washington Post, November 24, 2014; 8:19 PM)
 
A diverse group tunes in to Obama
(The Washington Post, November 20, 2014; 8:29 PM)
 
The GOP’s filibuster question: Do we use the hammer or the velvet gloves?
(The Washington Post, November 19, 2014; 8:41 PM)
 
The third time around the declassified track, some things are still secret
(The Washington Post, November 18, 2014; 7:56 PM)