Al Kamen

ColumnistWashington, D.C.

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Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), in a newly tightened race against an independent challenger, can’t get out to Kansas just yet.

  • Sep 19, 2014

Lawmakers had to choose between a big-time picnic or listening to Gingrich and DeLay discuss 1994.

  • Sep 18, 2014

The Senate is expected to confirm an ambassador to Ireland and eight other nominees Thursday evening.

  • Sep 18, 2014

Holder is already one of the longest serving attorneys general in American history. How long will he stay?

  • Sep 18, 2014

It was originally scheduled for Tuesday.

  • Sep 18, 2014

McDonald gave out his cellphone number last week to the media. Since then he’s gotten some 150 calls.

  • Sep 18, 2014

Neil Bush blasts GOP Senate hopeful David Perdue for criticism of his dad’s foundation.

  • Sep 17, 2014

The Senate moved yesterday to confirm seven more Obama appointees, including three ambassadors

  • Sep 17, 2014

There is more speculation about the attorney general’s future.

  • Sep 16, 2014

The Senate Tuesday confirmed eight Obama nominees, including ambassadors to France and Guatemala and members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

  • Sep 16, 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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