Al Kamen
In the Loop
Al Kamen | Columnist
Gingrich holds ’94 election reunion, calls current GOP politics ‘pathetic’
Lawmakers had to choose between a big-time picnic or listening to Gingrich and DeLay discuss 1994.
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)
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)