Aaron Blake

Political reporterWashington, D.C.

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Recent third-party candidacies have followed a similar arc.

  • Jul 24, 2014

Americans say they hate Congress. They won’t change it, though.

  • Jul 24, 2014

Plagiarism isn’t a career-ender, but Walsh’s career was already in serious jeopardy. And this hurts.

  • Jul 23, 2014

...or, why verb tense matters.

  • Jul 23, 2014

50 percent of voters in the 12 Senate battlegrounds strongly disapprove of the president, according to a new poll.

  • Jul 23, 2014

A county-by-county breakdown.

  • Jul 22, 2014

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

  • Jul 22, 2014

A Democratic poll shows Republicans leading by two points across the 12 most competitive states.

  • Jul 22, 2014

Two years after the 2012 campaign, Gingrich has barely made a dent in his $5 million in campaign debt.

  • Jul 22, 2014

THE FIX | A poll shows that America’s top foe and top ally are more unpopular than they have been in decades.

  • Jul 22, 2014

Another big warning sign for Democratic turnout.

  • Jul 21, 2014

A new poll suggests Clinton’s tenure isn’t the great success it has been billed as.

  • Jul 21, 2014

The Russian president is more popular at home than any American politician could dream to be here.

  • Jul 21, 2014

That doesn’t mean, though, that they think withdrawal was the wrong call.

  • Jul 18, 2014

Look who’s suddenly Mr. Popular in the GOP.

  • Jul 18, 2014

That’ll show those tree-huggers.

  • Jul 18, 2014

Why is a Republican governor in a Republican state in so much electoral trouble?

  • Jul 17, 2014

The Kentucky senator is the ‘upside’ candidate.

  • Jul 17, 2014

For Democrats, Mormons and evangelical Christians rate about as low as Muslims and atheists.

  • Jul 16, 2014

Winners: Democratic women and political legacies, Losers: Newt Gingrich and President Obama’s old campaign committee.

  • Jul 16, 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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