Al Kamen
In the Loop
Al Kamen | Columnist
Devo co-founder to GOP’s Steve Scalise: Don’t use ‘Whip It’ to whip up money.
Gerald Casale of the 1980s new-wave band would like Steve Scalise to stop using his song to raise money.
A fight at the museum: When fossil fuels fuel fossils
(The Washington Post, March 24, 2015; 8:15 PM)
A chilly wind from the great white north
(The Washington Post, March 23, 2015; 8:41 PM)
Deathly cold and taxes: Two certain drivers of Web traffic
(The Washington Post, March 19, 2015; 7:36 PM)
Sen. Dick Durbin gets historical in his advocacy for Loretta Lynch
(The Washington Post, March 18, 2015; 7:55 PM)
In 1963 Washington, most everybody was in the book
(The Washington Post, March 17, 2015; 7:10 PM)
Chappaqua resident delivers a sign of the times for the Clintons
(The Washington Post, March 12, 2015; 6:39 PM)
Pope weighs in on campaign finance, but will he go before the FEC?
(The Washington Post, March 11, 2015; 7:40 PM)
Clinton’s e-mail drama is acted out on the world stage
(The Washington Post, March 10, 2015; 7:33 PM)
Rep. Trey Gowdy retreats from Benghazi event
(The Washington Post, March 9, 2015; 7:19 PM)
No chip on Rep. Ashford’s purse-battered shoulder
(The Washington Post, March 5, 2015; 7:25 PM)
Ed Gillespie: Can he get by with a little help from his wealthy friends?
(The Washington Post, March 4, 2015; 7:11 PM)
The falling pocketbook and the lawmaker it almost knocked out
(The Washington Post, March 3, 2015; 10:30 PM)
Again, a blue dress casts a shadow on Bill Clinton
(The Washington Post, March 2, 2015; 6:20 PM)
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)