Michael A. Fletcher
Reporter

Michael A. Fletcher is a national economics correspondent, writing about unemployment, state and municipal debt and the evolving job market. Previously, he was a White House correspondent, covering both the Obama and Bush administrations. He also has written about education and race relations. Fletcher is co-author of “Supreme Discomfort: The Divided Soul of Clarence Thomas,” a critically acclaimed biography published by Doubleday in April 2007.  Fletcher was born and raised in New York City where he attended public schools. He is a graduate of Boston University.

 

 

 

Latest by Michael A. Fletcher

American Dream shatters in Prince George’s

American Dream shatters in Prince George’s

Residents of the nation’s highest-income majority-black county have seen the housing crisis ravage their wealth, and local economists say a full recovery appears unlikely anytime soon.

The easiest way to save money if you’re buying a car

The easiest way to save money if you’re buying a car

Cars lose on average nearly 17 percent of their value in their first year on the road, according to a new study.

How Cadillac got left behind in the booming U.S. luxury car market

How Cadillac got left behind in the booming U.S. luxury car market

The brand raised prices too much, causing sales to slide in 2014, analysts said.

Auto sales soar as economy finds better footing

Auto sales soar as economy finds better footing

Auto sales continued their upward climb as economy improved in 2014