Al Kamen

ColumnistWashington, D.C.

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After nearly six years, he’s feeling neglected by Obama

and Holder.

  • Jan 27, 2015

Parole Commission Chairman Isaac Fulwood Jr. is retiring, citing lack of support from the administration.

  • Jan 27, 2015

Obama has vetoed only two bills so far, but now the GOP is in full control of Congress

  • Jan 27, 2015

A fight over Romney brings out the long knives between these two.

  • Jan 26, 2015

The ranking Democrat on Senate intelligence panel laments that the “future is unknown” in Yemen.

  • Jan 26, 2015

Obama promised to shut down the prison in Guantanamo. It’s looking now like he may not be able to.

  • Jan 23, 2015

He has just three more states to visit as president, and he’s pledging to get to each before it’s all over.

  • Jan 22, 2015

White House and Congress skirmish over Speaker Boehner’s invite to Israeli PM to speak on the Hill

  • Jan 22, 2015

Dan Lungren, now a lobbyist, attended the State of the Union but didn’t break any ethics rules.

  • Jan 21, 2015

Republicans roundly criticized Obama’s Tuesday speech -- but it opened a fine fundraising opportunity.

  • Jan 21, 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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