Nia-Malika Henderson
Reporter

Nia-Malika Henderson is a national political reporter for The Washington Post, where she covers the White House and the 2012 campaign. Before joining The Post, Nia wrote about education, race and the White House for Politico. In 2008, she covered the presidential election and local government on Long Island for Newsday. She also worked at The Baltimore Sun where she covered city government in Annapolis. A regular guest on Fox, MSNBC, and CNN, Nia has an undergraduate degree in cultural anthropology from Duke University, and graduate degrees from Yale University in American studies and Columbia University in journalism.

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This ad might be the GOP’s best response to the ‘war on women’

Female candidates are engaging with the “war on women” rhetoric, perhaps none better than Terri Lynn Land in Michigan, who is running for an open Senate seat.

Michelle Obama’s graduation speech plans draw criticism

Michelle Obama’s graduation speech plans draw criticism

Some say first lady’s presence will limit availability of tickets, keeping some family from attending ceremony.

GOP seeks female army to counter Democrats

Republicans recruit volunteers to help carry their 2014 message and address the “war on women.”

GOP seeking women volunteers to counter Democratic attacks

GOP seeking women volunteers to counter Democratic attacks

Republicans will try to woo women to the polls, focusing on counties that went blue in 2012 and could tip the balance in November.