Al Kamen

ColumnistWashington, D.C.


Did Justice Scalia forget that his colleagues had been robbed, mugged and burglarized?

  • Jul 1, 2015

Here are the winners in the Loop contest to find a great campaign slogan for The Donald.

  • Jul 1, 2015

Some members are celebrating the Fourth in Europe with a trip to Kiev, Prague and Helsinki

  • Jun 29, 2015

Finding countries that will take Guantanamo prisoners has not been easy

  • Jun 27, 2015

Would Hillary give way to Bill on the Kennedy Center board of trustees?

  • Jun 25, 2015

The Senate confirmed ambassadors on Russia’s western borders.

  • Jun 24, 2015

The NPS is asking park concessions to “voluntarily” take down the items from their shelves.

  • Jun 24, 2015

The Koch PAC is looking for someone to manage its fundraising efforts. You can never have enough.

  • Jun 24, 2015

Congress is broken. You might be able to help make things better, a want ad says.

  • Jun 23, 2015

The fears of the merely wealthy, eager to earn postings at U.S. embassies, may be unfounded.

  • Mar 30, 2015
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Al Kamen, an award-winning columnist on the national staff of The Washington Post, created the “In the Loop” column in 1993. He began his reporting career at the Rocky Mountain News and joined The Post in 1980. He has covered local and federal courts, the Supreme Court and the State Department. Kamen assisted Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein in writing “The Final Days” and Woodward and Scott Armstrong in writing “The Brethren.” Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he graduated from McKinley High School in Canton, Ohio and Harvard College.
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