Aaron Blake

Political reporterWashington, D.C.

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Standoff over grazing rights made him a hero on the right, but incendiary comments lost him support.

  • Apr 24, 2014

John Stone claims to be the only licensed firearms dealer running for Congress. And he’s prepared to use his own product.

  • Apr 24, 2014

“They’re just as much American as we are, and they’re not with us,” Bundy said. “If they’re not with us, they’re going to be against us.“

  • Apr 24, 2014

The formula: Anti-government anger + lack of organization = supporting people who wind up hurting your case.

  • Apr 24, 2014

She and Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-Mass.) in 2008 backed President Obama over Clinton.

  • Apr 24, 2014

The Nevada rancher at the center of a land controversy says African Americans have “less freedom” under government subsidies than they had as slaves.

  • Apr 24, 2014

“I am not running for president,” Thune said.

  • Apr 23, 2014

The image was included in an ad about Obamacare.

  • Apr 23, 2014

But the attorney general didn’t take a specific stance on the Supreme Court’s decision.

  • Apr 23, 2014

Paul also says the GOP shouldn’t move to curtail early voting.

  • Apr 23, 2014

Paul says those who cite hurricanes as proof of climate change are doing their side a disservice.

  • Apr 23, 2014

Republicans are crying foul over the poll’s sampling, but it’s hardly all bad for the GOP.

  • Apr 23, 2014

Democrats have to turn them out.

  • Apr 23, 2014

Post Politics's Aaron Blake discusses the latest in politics and campaigns live with readers.

  • Apr 22, 2014

A new poll shows liberals are hardly thrilled with the New York governor -- and they would actually vote against him too.

  • Apr 22, 2014

“The decision by Michigan voters reflects the ongoing national dialogue about such practices,” Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote.

  • Apr 22, 2014

“You know when it may come down the road? When I’m gone,” Christie said.

  • Apr 22, 2014

The New Jersey governor tells grade-schoolers that he was disappointed about the lack of an invitation.

  • Apr 21, 2014

The Democratic Senate candidate from Iowa has staked his campaign on opposition to the conservative mega-donors.

  • Apr 21, 2014

Stay off the yellow line, senator.

  • Apr 21, 2014
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About Aaron

Aaron Blake covers national politics and writes regularly for The Fix, the Post’s top political blog. A Minnesota native and summa cum laude graduate of the University of Minnesota, Aaron has also written about politics for the Minneapolis Star-Tribune and The Hill newspaper. Aaron and his wife, Danielle, live in Annandale, Virginia.

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