David Nakamura

ReporterWashington, D.C.


The president faces pressure from frustrated activists to do even more to  protect illegal immigrants.

  • Dec 15, 2014

The Obama administration offers support for spending plan in hopes of avoiding shutdown.

  • Dec 11, 2014

Obama cautions Congress not to increase sanctions against Russia without European agreement.

  • Dec 11, 2014

City has one of the fastest-growing immigrant populations in the country, he told his audience.

  • Dec 9, 2014

Obama thanked them for their often unheralded service and urged them not to focus on “hunkering down.“

  • Dec 9, 2014

In an interview with BET, President Obama responds to protests in wake of grand jury decision in Eric Garner and Michael Brown cases

  • Dec 8, 2014

House Democrats vow to fight Obama on trade in a shift of alliances on Capitol Hill.

  • Dec 8, 2014

As the nation’s first African American president, Obama has adopted a more measured approach to race issues that is notable for its lack of raw emotion.

  • Dec 7, 2014

President Obama said he’ll side with Republicans against his traditional allies on trade pacts.

  • Dec 3, 2014

Obama pledges to seek compromise with Republicans during talk to business leaders

  • Dec 3, 2014
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David Nakamura started at the Washington Post as a summer intern in 1992 and is amazed he once did this job without the Internet, a cell phone, GPS, Wikipedia or a laptop computer. After four years as a sports reporter, he moved to the local news staff and wrote about education in Virginia and Maryland and city government in Washington, D.C. In 2004, he was part of a team that uncovered high levels of lead contamination in D.C. tap water, a series that won the 2005 Selden Ring Award for investigative reporting. He has reported from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Japan.
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