David Nakamura

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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Obama took his message to Coast Guard Academy graduates amid inaction on environmental legislation.

  • May 20, 2015

Obama has been seeking ways to act on the environment despite Republican opposition.

  • May 20, 2015

President says military equipment can give police departments the feel of an occupying army.

  • May 18, 2015

The TPP has emerged as an effort to form partnerships in a region that China also is seeking to shape.

  • May 18, 2015

Nine months after riot police quelled protests in Ferguson, Mo., the president is banning the federal government from distributing some military-style equipment, including armored vehicles and firearms, to local law enforcement.

  • May 18, 2015

Richard Trumka ramps up tough talk in opposition of Obama’s trade bill.

  • May 14, 2015

The debate over the president’s trade accord has split Democrats, whose support will be needed for passage.

  • May 13, 2015

As secretary of state, she advocated for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. As a candidate, she’s been mostly silent.

  • May 12, 2015

The press secretary uttered that phrase ten times during the course of the hour-long briefing.

  • May 12, 2015

Her vow to expand on Obama’s executive actions presents a dilemma for a GOP trying to court Hispanics.

  • May 7, 2015
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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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