Dana Milbank

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.

Latest columns

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

The senator from Arizona pleads — yet again — for airstrikes in Iraq.

  • Jun 18, 2014

Politico’s Dylan Byers provides a lesson in the limitations of armchair journalism.

  • Jun 18, 2014

Public speaking is not the potential House majority leader’s strong suit.

  • Jun 17, 2014

Speakers taunted an attendee who wore an Islamic head covering.

  • Jun 16, 2014

For Boehner’s security, it is the safe play; for the country, it is the most dangerous.

  • Jun 13, 2014

House speaker opts for job security over real leadership.

  • Jun 13, 2014

House speaker opts for job security over real leadership.

  • Jun 13, 2014

His GOP colleagues dumped him unceremoniously.

  • Jun 11, 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.