Al Kamen
In the Loop
Al Kamen | Columnist
White House adviser Dan Pfeiffer knows how to keep a Cuba secret
The White House senior adviser ducked and dodged questions during a media roundtable in November.
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)
Sen. Feinstein’s tweets from the trenches
(The Washington Post, December 11, 2014; 7:30 PM)
Of bipartisanship and torture
(The Washington Post, December 10, 2014; 7:37 PM)
Lawmakers move offices, taxpayers get bill
(The Washington Post, December 9, 2014; 8:18 PM)
White House offers tips to lawmakers on how to get along
(The Washington Post, December 8, 2014; 7:42 PM)
The speaker’s fine with Obama speaking
(The Washington Post, December 4, 2014; 7:28 PM)
‘Gipper’ makes it to Capitol Hill
(The Washington Post, December 3, 2014; 7:57 PM)
Lame ducks and their last hurrah
(The Washington Post, December 2, 2014; 7:41 PM)
In the Loop: With Hagel sacked, nobody on the bench?
(The Washington Post, December 1, 2014; 8:10 PM)
Not every turkey escapes the White House
(The Washington Post, November 25, 2014; 8:03 PM)
Tim Howard for defense secretary? Well, the job’s open . . .
(The Washington Post, November 24, 2014; 8:19 PM)
A diverse group tunes in to Obama
(The Washington Post, November 20, 2014; 8:29 PM)
The GOP’s filibuster question: Do we use the hammer or the velvet gloves?
(The Washington Post, November 19, 2014; 8:41 PM)
The third time around the declassified track, some things are still secret
(The Washington Post, November 18, 2014; 7:56 PM)
Obama poised to keep a promise, and a constituency
(The Washington Post, November 17, 2014; 7:39 PM)
Campaign advertising makes strange bedfellows
(The Washington Post, November 13, 2014; 8:21 PM)
Colin Powell’s thank-you tips
(The Washington Post, November 12, 2014; 7:15 PM)
Gary Peters is a Democrat who stands alone
(The Washington Post, November 11, 2014; 6:54 PM)
Kerry: A travelin’ man
(The Washington Post, November 10, 2014; 8:07 PM)
An Obama-McConnell summit? Knob Creek will drink to that.
(The Washington Post, November 6, 2014; 9:00 PM)
For some Democrats, unemployment just became a much bigger issue
(The Washington Post, November 5, 2014; 7:50 PM)
Issa-Holder feud remains fast, furious
(The Washington Post, November 4, 2014; 7:07 PM)
An Election Day crab session
(The Washington Post, November 3, 2014; 8:20 PM)
Watchdogs wary of being watched
(The Washington Post, October 30, 2014; 8:11 PM)
In the Loop: Got Ebola? Call a doctor. Or maybe a lawyer.
(The Washington Post, October 29, 2014; 7:17 PM)
In the Loop: $20 million down the drain in Kabul
(The Washington Post, October 28, 2014; 7:31 PM)
The rap on PAC names
(The Washington Post, October 23, 2014; 8:01 PM)
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)