Emily Heil
Emily Heil

Emily Heil is on the national staff of the Washington Post, where she writes for the In the Loop blog and column, which chronicles the foibles of the Beltway elite (its tagline: “Afflicting official Washington since 1993”). She has covered Congress for a decade, writing about everything from the minutia of prescription-drug legislation to the facial hair of Members of Congress. She came to the Post from Roll Call, where she wrote the congressional gossip column Heard on the Hill. Heil got her start in journalism at the age of 16 at The Eastern Shore News and is a graduate of the University of Virginia.

Latest by Emily Heil

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy practices her Red Sox pitch

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy practices her Red Sox pitch

Will the administration’s top enviro throw a strike at Fenway?

Joe Biden, Tony Goldwyn, Morgan Spurlock, and X-Men director Bryan Singer slated for ‘Creativity’ event

Joe Biden, Tony Goldwyn, Morgan Spurlock, and X-Men director Bryan Singer slated for ‘Creativity’ event

A pre-White House Correspondents Association Dinner mixer brings together folks from tech, politics, and Hollywood.

Kevin Spacey dines at Le Diplomate

Kevin Spacey dines at Le Diplomate

The “House of Cards” actor dons a Frank Underwood-worthy disguise.

The Reliable Source Live

Helena Andrews and Emily Heil discuss your favorite gossip, celebrity sightings and their recent columns.