Al Kamen

ColumnistWashington, D.C.

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Solicitor General Don Verrilli is said to be at the top of possible picks as the new attorney general.

  • Oct 1, 2014

Many names have floated as candidates to replace outgoing attorney general Eric Holder, but the list seems to be narrowing.

  • Oct 1, 2014

The Florida congressman has an ADT system, he says, so why doesn’t the White House?

  • Sep 30, 2014

A judge ruled that Larry Craig improperly diverted campaign funds to pay for his legal fees in the case.

  • Sep 30, 2014

Apologizing for all the “no comments,” Russian embassy spokesman moves back to Moscow.

  • Sep 30, 2014

Journalists take to Twitter to take down the White House security team.

  • Sep 29, 2014

The media harped on Traficant’s toupee, his bribery conviction and his eccentricity -- but not his artistry.

  • Sep 29, 2014

CBS chief exec Les Moonves says he once discussed an ambassadorship with President Bill Clinton and is thinking maybe. . .

  • Sep 26, 2014

The attorney general’s impending departure leaves only two original members of Obama’s Cabinet.

  • Sep 25, 2014

Just two original Obama Cabinet members will remain after Holder is gone.

  • Sep 25, 2014
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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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