Dana Milbank

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.

Latest columns

House faces pressing issues on last day before summer break.

  • Jul 30, 2014

He’s discovering that leading the world is harder than it looks.

  • Jul 29, 2014

“They’re allowing people to die to prove a point,” says a dissenting GOP mayor.

  • Jul 28, 2014

Her actions suggest she has neither interest in nor aptitude for the race.

  • Jul 18, 2014

It was amateur night at a House rules hearing on GOP plans to sue Obama.

  • Jul 16, 2014

His overuse of subpoenas discredits his oversight committee chairmanship.

  • Jul 15, 2014

Could things get any worse for the president?

  • Jul 14, 2014

Our national dialogue has become a series of one-act plays.

  • Jul 11, 2014

This humanitarian crisis was caused by his adherence to a 2008 law.

  • Jul 9, 2014

Imperial Japan taught its soldiers that death was preferable to surrender. The tea party’s code is similar.

  • Jul 8, 2014

The president is losing his ability to influence supporters and allies.

  • Jul 7, 2014

A Congress controlled by Republicans could force the party to govern — and compromise.

  • Jul 4, 2014

The Benghazi suspect’s hearing shows the merits of civilian courts.

  • Jul 2, 2014

You can tell because nothing is getting done.

  • Jul 1, 2014

Mitt Romney said it, and on Monday five judges upheld it: corporations are people.

  • Jun 30, 2014

Mitch McConnell and others set a divisive tone.

  • Jun 27, 2014

John Boehner wants to sue President Obama for “not faithfully executing the laws of our country.”

  • Jun 25, 2014

He’s enjoying too much golf for his own good.

  • Jun 24, 2014

The Republican congressman keeps witnesses in hot seat and the spotlight on himself.

  • Jun 23, 2014

Ideology had little to do with the House GOP leadership elections.

  • Jun 20, 2014
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About Dana

Dana Milbank writes about political theater in the nation’s capital. He joined The Post as a political reporter in 2000, after two years as a senior editor of The New Republic and eight years with the Wall Street Journal. He is also the author of three political books: Tears of a Clown (2010), Homo Politicus (2008) and Smashmouth (2001). He lives in Washington.