Al Kamen
In the Loop
Al Kamen | Columnist
The Russian president trusts that a certain other president would save him if he were drowning.
 
Some of those 2012 GOP presidential hopefuls are still in a red state — financially, that is
(The Washington Post, April 16, 2014; 6:55 PM)
 
In the Loop: McConnell and Christie have dueling fundraisers
(The Washington Post, April 15, 2014; 7:39 PM)
 
Fencing off Massachusetts: Now, who might resemble Rand Paul’s remark?
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2014; 8:29 PM)
 
How do you start a super PAC? Ask these Tennessee teens.
(The Washington Post, April 10, 2014; 7:00 PM)
 
Sens. Joe Manchin and Pat Toomey join forces again in effort to protect children
(The Washington Post, April 9, 2014; 7:46 PM)
 
McAllister aide was paid $300 for cleaning last November
(The Washington Post, April 8, 2014; 7:21 PM)
 
Bush has art, Clinton and Carter have their causes, but what did other ex-presidents do?
(The Washington Post, April 7, 2014; 7:13 PM)
 
Sen. Dan Coats: ‘I’m at the wrong hearing’
(The Washington Post, April 3, 2014; 7:43 PM)
 
A presidential drumbeat for Ben Carson
(The Washington Post, April 2, 2014; 7:19 PM)
 
As health-care enrollees breeze past the 7 million goal, tech warriors celebrate a win
(The Washington Post, April 1, 2014; 10:13 PM)
 
Politicians have their own March madness as they race to raise funds
(The Washington Post, March 31, 2014; 7:44 PM)
 
Obama and Biden have managed to get a few ambassador confirmations while on the road
(The Washington Post, March 27, 2014; 7:40 PM)
 
Oregon’s Schrader called for extending health deadline weeks before White House
(The Washington Post, March 26, 2014; 7:19 PM)
 
In the Loop: Love and money at the E.U. summit
(The Washington Post, March 25, 2014; 7:58 PM)
 
Frustrated by the White House, reporters share their favorite responses
(The Washington Post, March 24, 2014; 6:51 PM)
 
Inside the Beltway, being sanctioned by Putin has its benefits; Hillary Clinton’s good taste
(The Washington Post, March 20, 2014; 9:10 PM)
 
Could the next U.S. ambassador to Russia be a woman?
(The Washington Post, March 18, 2014; 6:57 PM)
 
HHS official pens a caustic resignation letter
(The Washington Post, March 13, 2014; 7:01 PM)
 
Former LBJ staffers assess Cranston’s Broadway performance as their boss
(The Washington Post, March 11, 2014; 7:40 PM)
 
A picture for our times: In Red Square, Reagan stands near someone who looks familiar.
(The Washington Post, March 6, 2014; 7:58 PM)
 
McCain gives Kerry a hard time about travel; but senator might want to keep his own count
(The Washington Post, March 4, 2014; 8:09 PM)
 
Inside the Supreme Court, a protester makes himself heard
(The Washington Post, February 27, 2014; 7:50 PM)
 
Obama nominees for ambassador posts may face opposition from Foreign Service group
(The Washington Post, February 25, 2014; 7:36 PM)
 
Association’s new guidelines for ambassadors don’t have any teeth
(The Washington Post, February 20, 2014; 8:02 PM)
 
NSA, Homeland Security withdraw their complaints against company’s parodies
(The Washington Post, February 18, 2014; 6:47 PM)
 
USAID struggles to capture a different picture of Afghanistan
(The Washington Post, February 13, 2014; 7:05 PM)
 
Looking for a job as an ambassador? Do your homework and travel to that country.
(The Washington Post, February 11, 2014; 7:32 PM)
 
Eric Holder holds on, sailing toward top-cop longevity
(The Washington Post, February 6, 2014; 7:32 PM)
 
Robert Ford, almost ambassador for Egypt
(The Washington Post, February 4, 2014; 7:08 PM)
 
Obama ambassador nominees — Baucus, Bell and Tsunis — hit bumps in hearings
(The Washington Post, January 30, 2014; 6:59 PM)
 
Intelligence community getting ‘SHARP’
(The Washington Post, January 28, 2014; 7:52 PM)
 
A window on talking Kissinger
(The Washington Post, January 23, 2014; 7:26 PM)
 
Now, there’s a theme for the tony Davos crowd: Income inequality
(The Washington Post, January 21, 2014; 7:18 PM)
 
Justice Dept. prepares for Obama’s NSA announcement; no word on that racy statue
(The Washington Post, January 16, 2014; 6:06 PM)
 
From Christie to Gates, selling bridge stories and books can present challenges
(The Washington Post, January 14, 2014; 7:04 PM)
 
In Yemen, U.S. Embassy confiscating some passports, ACLU warns
(The Washington Post, January 9, 2014; 6:12 PM)
 
A calendar worthy of watching
(The Washington Post, January 7, 2014; 6:49 PM)
 
Tea partyers take a quiet trip to the Middle East
(The Washington Post, December 19, 2013; 11:59 PM)
 
On Background: Ernest Moniz
(The Washington Post, December 17, 2013; 8:36 PM)
 
An elevated status for Supreme Court
(The Washington Post, December 13, 2013; 6:00 AM)
 
A Montreal posting for an Obama mega-bundler?
(The Washington Post, November 26, 2013; 10:00 PM)
 
Senators take a holiday hike and leave Obama nominees twisting in the political winds
(The Washington Post, November 25, 2013; 8:47 PM)
 
Learning of Kennedy’s death while in flight
(The Washington Post, November 21, 2013; 7:51 PM)
 
Lugar lost his seat but won a medal
(The Washington Post, November 20, 2013; 7:41 PM)
 
Secretary Kerry knows just what to say to woo the Norwegians — in their own language
(The Washington Post, November 18, 2013; 8:00 PM)
 
Washington sites worthy of naughty note
(The Washington Post, November 14, 2013; 8:20 PM)
 
The politics of diplomacy: Counting donors and embassy appointments of presidents
(The Washington Post, November 13, 2013; 7:00 PM)
 
Tina makes it formal in Switzerland
(The Washington Post, November 12, 2013; 8:39 PM)
 
In the Loop: Loopholes in Lindsey Graham’s Benghazi filibuster threat
(The Washington Post, November 11, 2013; 7:05 PM)