David Nakamura

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Obama, under criticism for his handling of the crisis, has asked Ron Klain, the vice president’s former chief of staff, to serve.

  • Oct 17, 2014

The DHS secretary’s committee could also offer suggestions for a successor to the agency director.

  • Oct 10, 2014

Officials disputed a Post report that presidential aides had not thoroughly investigated the matter.

  • Oct 9, 2014

The travel associates program is a lot of work -- and a lot of fun -- for volunteers looking for some presidential face-time

  • Oct 9, 2014

EXCLUSIVE | Officials denied anyone from the White House was involved in the scandal, but senior aides were given information suggesting that a prostitute was an overnight guest in the hotel room of a presidential advance-team member.

  • Oct 8, 2014

The acting Secret Service director could help push through new security measures for the White House.

  • Oct 2, 2014

Julia Pierson resigned after a series of major security lapses that eroded President Obama’s confidence in her ability to run the agency that protects him.

  • Oct 1, 2014

Secret Service director’s resignation caps a week of scrutiny and recrimination over security foul-ups.

  • Oct 1, 2014

Human rights issues hang over the president’s attempt to revive a flagging U.S.-Indian relationship.

  • Sep 29, 2014

The attorney general says, “He and I are friends. We have discussed these issues, and we share a worldview.”

  • Sep 26, 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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