Al Kamen
In the Loop
Al Kamen | Columnist
In the Loop: Here’s a rich list
A look at which parties the nation’s wealthiest donors support.
In the Loop: Navigating sanctions against Burma
(The Washington Post, August 25, 2014; 8:31 PM)
Facebook faux pas? Tweet gone sour? Hashtag #Blametheintern.
(The Washington Post, August 20, 2014; 7:33 PM)
Al Kamen: Despite financial woes, SeaWorld still awash in political activity
(The Washington Post, August 19, 2014; 9:03 PM)
In the Loop: Paul Ryan isn’t fond of Frank Underwood
(The Washington Post, August 18, 2014; 8:01 PM)
Will he take it on the chin for Nevada? Harry Reid will take a pass on the beard battle.
(The Washington Post, August 14, 2014; 7:39 PM)
Birds, bees and bureaucracy: A federal workers union has a new version of The Talk
(The Washington Post, August 13, 2014; 8:19 PM)
Want to stop enriching people whose politics you hate? There’s an app for that.
(The Washington Post, August 12, 2014; 7:48 PM)
When it comes to being hated, Congress long ago jumped the snark
(The Washington Post, August 11, 2014; 8:17 PM)
Biden again goes off-message in talking about raising the gasoline tax
(The Washington Post, August 7, 2014; 6:43 PM)
GOP lawmakers follow the money — to California
(The Washington Post, August 6, 2014; 7:21 PM)
For the wealthy, Republicans get to be the chosen ones
(The Washington Post, August 5, 2014; 9:49 PM)
As the Senate breaks for recess, Obama’s nominees are left twisting in the wind
(The Washington Post, August 4, 2014; 6:23 PM)
Harry Reid and his (mostly empty) threats of weekend work
(The Washington Post, July 31, 2014; 8:24 PM)
Senate moving fast on an ambassador to Russia
(The Washington Post, July 30, 2014; 8:06 PM)
Senate clock is ticking as nominees wait on their fate
(The Washington Post, July 29, 2014; 7:24 PM)
In the Loop: Obama isn’t fond of speaking from the Oval Office
(The Washington Post, July 28, 2014; 7:55 PM)
In the Loop: Sen. Chambliss proves that lame ducks can still fly
(The Washington Post, July 24, 2014; 8:24 PM)
Rubio, eyeing the 2016 GOP nomination, coyly dances around Clinton’s age
(The Washington Post, July 23, 2014; 7:35 PM)
Congress can’t work in August — it’s against the law. We’re not joking.
(The Washington Post, July 22, 2014; 8:18 PM)
What happened to all that deficit talk?
(The Washington Post, July 21, 2014; 8:18 PM)
McCain, Flake, others go all OUTT on naming bills: Overdoing the Unrelated Title Thing
(The Washington Post, July 17, 2014; 7:30 PM)
Bill proposes ethics classes for Congress
(The Washington Post, July 16, 2014; 8:28 PM)
For Ronnie White, seat on federal bench is in reach, 17 years after his first nomination
(The Washington Post, July 15, 2014; 7:58 PM)
Joe Biden picks up the phone to call his old friends. Could it be for 2016?
(The Washington Post, July 14, 2014; 7:39 PM)
For Obama, every ‘photo op’ isn’t equal
(The Washington Post, July 10, 2014; 7:38 PM)
Putin has a knack for bringing together U.S. politicians
(The Washington Post, July 9, 2014; 8:14 PM)
Some nature tips for the indoor generation
(The Washington Post, July 8, 2014; 7:25 PM)
Rookie judge to preside over Benghazi trial
(The Washington Post, July 7, 2014; 7:05 PM)
Operation Shiite Storm, and the other contest winners
(The Washington Post, July 1, 2014; 7:11 PM)
Obama’s judicial nominees racing to the bench after Reid went nuclear
(The Washington Post, June 30, 2014; 8:12 PM)
A fix for Washington: More Washington?
(The Washington Post, June 26, 2014; 8:26 PM)
Strange napfellows share a good cause
(The Washington Post, June 25, 2014; 6:58 PM)
Obama, Kerry Washington and Shonda Rhimes attending West Coast fundraiser
(The Washington Post, June 24, 2014; 6:50 PM)
Rep. Charles Rangel is hoping to dance his way to an Election Day victory
(The Washington Post, June 23, 2014; 7:17 PM)
Hollywood doesn’t like Mitch McConnell, and Alison Grimes gets to reap the benefits
(The Washington Post, June 19, 2014; 8:03 PM)
The right word choices in selling a book? Doesn’t seem to be so hard for Hillary.
(The Washington Post, June 18, 2014; 7:07 PM)
If GOP retakes the Senate, would Mitch McConnell restore the filibuster?
(The Washington Post, June 16, 2014; 6:49 PM)
Sen. Marco Rubio has a few questions about Qatar — including how to pronounce it
(The Washington Post, June 12, 2014; 6:58 PM)
House GOP’s Eric Cantor takes a hard fall and now gets to be a political punch line
(The Washington Post, June 11, 2014; 7:45 PM)
Ambassadorial nominations hearing — with Taliban as subtext — may come with fireworks
(The Washington Post, June 10, 2014; 7:32 PM)
Seersucker suits are in the House
(The Washington Post, June 9, 2014; 7:19 PM)
Lawmakers’ quick D-Day trip to France includes a few square (as in boxed) meals
(The Washington Post, June 5, 2014; 8:03 PM)
Dan Backer has an anti-Hillary PAC — and says Clinton owes him a heartfelt ‘thank you’
(The Washington Post, June 4, 2014; 7:59 PM)
What the world needs now is a nap, according to Arianna Huffington
(The Washington Post, June 3, 2014; 11:59 PM)
Liu Xiaobo Plaza coming to an embassy near you? China has a lot to say about street name.
(The Washington Post, June 2, 2014; 7:46 PM)
Beans spilled about quiet White House lunch between President Obama, Hillary Clinton
(The Washington Post, May 29, 2014; 8:01 PM)
Obama makes his mark on the appeals courts
(The Washington Post, May 28, 2014; 8:20 PM)
Combing through Hillary Clinton’s book, we find the Loop
(The Washington Post, May 27, 2014; 7:39 PM)
To donate or not to donate leftover campaign funds? For some pols, the answer is nope.
(The Washington Post, May 22, 2014; 7:45 PM)