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

Chris Christie sings possible rival Scott Walker’s praises in ‘Time 100’ essay

Chris Christie sings possible rival Scott Walker’s praises in ‘Time 100’ essay

The New Jersey governor has nice things to say about the Wisconsin gov.

At Folger Gala, toasting the forever-young Bard’s 450th birthday

A crowd of VIPs recall early brushes with the playwright’s eternal words.

Kid President to host red carpet at pre-WHCD Google-Netflix party

Kid President to host red carpet at pre-WHCD Google-Netflix party

What’s better than having the actual president at your party? Having the pint size commander-in-chief.

Sarah Gore, daughter of the former vice president, weds in offbeat California ceremony

Sarah Gore, daughter of the former vice president, weds in offbeat California ceremony

A borrowed gown and three days’ notice for the youngest Gore daughter’s nuptials.