Aaron Blake

Political reporterWashington, D.C.

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Get your popcorn ready. Primary season is back.

  • Aug 1, 2014

A new poll shows the law has never been more unpopular. But it’s not on the tips of Americans’ tongues.

  • Aug 1, 2014

Congress isn’t even naming post offices at the rate it used to.

  • Jul 31, 2014

This is not a fringe issue.

  • Jul 31, 2014

On no other issue is the president polling so poorly. And it’s a striking turn of events.

  • Jul 31, 2014

Here’s what GOP leaders should be saying.

  • Jul 30, 2014

The ad from liberal donor Tom Steyer’s group is elaborate ... and confusing.

  • Jul 30, 2014

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

  • Jul 29, 2014

An increasing number of Americans view immigrants writ large as a “burden.“

  • Jul 29, 2014

Two polls show a massive age gap in views of the conflict in Gaza. What does that mean long-term?

  • Jul 29, 2014

Red states love their dogs, while liberal states are much more cat-friendly.

  • Jul 28, 2014

History shows a president’s approval rating rarely rises from this point on.

  • Jul 28, 2014

Well, that’s one idea.

  • Jul 28, 2014

In defense of unorthodox polling questions.

  • Jul 28, 2014

Americans are getting more liberal on marijuana, but not on booze.

  • Jul 25, 2014

Democrats could very well lose the Senate but gain governor’s seats.

  • Jul 25, 2014

A new poll shows Americans don’t think any issue is particularly important right now.

  • Jul 25, 2014

His campaign still says this was an “unintentional mistake.” That’s really hard to believe.

  • Jul 24, 2014

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
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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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