Al Kamen
In the Loop
Al Kamen | Columnist
White House remains fuzzy on the name of person who wore Easter bunny costume
At White House Easter Egg roll, the name of person in bunny costume remains fuzzy.
For Bacardi, detailing its efforts at landing a political rum punch comes up short on form
(The Washington Post, April 21, 2014; 7:42 PM)
Putin says Obama would rescue him if he were drowning. (What if the tables were turned?)
(The Washington Post, April 17, 2014; 7:10 PM)
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)