Al Kamen
In the Loop
Al Kamen | Columnist
The rap on PAC names
Attention, PACs: Your names are lame. (Except for Tu PAC one.)
Ebola czar is new, but fight over qualifications is old Washington
(The Washington Post, October 21, 2014; 7:26 PM)
Obama Cabinet staying close to home
(The Washington Post, October 16, 2014; 8:40 PM)
Panetta tries to explain
(The Washington Post, October 14, 2014; 8:16 PM)
Brawling with the Palins: A blow-by-blow
(The Washington Post, October 9, 2014; 8:29 PM)
Does the nation need an Ebola explainer?
(The Washington Post, October 8, 2014; 8:00 PM)
Jack Lew is glad he’s hearing less about the deficit and the debt
(The Washington Post, October 7, 2014; 8:18 PM)
Republican lawmakers would shake the Bush Cabinet for an Ebola czar
(The Washington Post, October 6, 2014; 10:57 PM)
High steaks for Sen. Shelby
(The Washington Post, October 2, 2014; 8:43 PM)
Names on the post-Holder shortlist
(The Washington Post, October 1, 2014; 7:53 PM)
Rep. John Mica has a security tip
(The Washington Post, September 30, 2014; 7:45 PM)
The Secret Service opens door to ridicule
(The Washington Post, September 29, 2014; 8:09 PM)
Holder’s bags are packed
(The Washington Post, September 25, 2014; 7:37 PM)
Making it plain on porn?
(The Washington Post, September 24, 2014; 8:24 PM)
Obama no longer the talk of the party
(The Washington Post, September 23, 2014; 8:10 PM)
Here’s the story of an intruder who got even farther
(The Washington Post, September 22, 2014; 8:32 PM)
Gingrich holds ’94 election reunion, calls current GOP politics ‘pathetic’
(The Washington Post, September 18, 2014; 7:55 PM)
Neil Bush slams Georgia’s David Perdue
(The Washington Post, September 17, 2014; 8:22 PM)
Is Eric Holder a short-timer?
(The Washington Post, September 16, 2014; 7:24 PM)
In one year, Obamacare goes from top congressional issue to barely mentioned
(The Washington Post, September 15, 2014; 8:08 PM)
Where are the women at Capitol Hill hearings?
(The Washington Post, September 11, 2014; 10:31 PM)
Cutting back on Cabinet gatherings
(The Washington Post, September 10, 2014; 7:02 PM)
Issa: Justice Dept. staffer made a bad call
(The Washington Post, September 9, 2014; 7:45 PM)
Cheney headed back to the Hill
(The Washington Post, September 8, 2014; 7:51 PM)
Senate women blaze a trail in Africa
(The Washington Post, September 4, 2014; 8:40 PM)
ISIS and acronym woes
(The Washington Post, September 3, 2014; 7:12 PM)
Biden likes well-timed reunions
(The Washington Post, September 2, 2014; 7:25 PM)
In the Loop: Here’s a rich list
(The Washington Post, August 26, 2014; 8:26 PM)
In the Loop: Navigating sanctions against Burma
(The Washington Post, August 25, 2014; 8:31 PM)
A name for Anthony Weiner’s new restaurant? Loop Fans have the answers.
(The Washington Post, August 21, 2014; 8:54 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)