Glenn Kessler

ReporterWashington, D.C.


We delve into the legal intricacies of the dispute over abortion language in the human-trafficking bill.

  • Mar 27, 2015

The potential 2016 candidate spins a conspiracy theory. Does he have any facts to back it up?

  • Mar 26, 2015

A hefty budget doesn’t necessarily wipe out challenges; sometimes it actually creates them.

  • Mar 25, 2015

Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Tex.) gets his math wrong. Very wrong.

  • Mar 25, 2015

Rubio offers a cartoon version of the facts. Here’s what really happened.

  • Mar 24, 2015

We explore the evidence offered by the Israeli prime minister’s campaign.

  • Mar 20, 2015

Yet, he repeatedly claims that he was part of a pivotal Senate hearing when he was not.

  • Mar 18, 2015

The unreliable number has been frequently cited by news outlets and others.

  • Mar 17, 2015

New information casts increasing doubt on Hillary Clinton’s explanations about her private email account.

  • Mar 16, 2015

The president tossed out lots of fishy facts at a recent town hall in South Carolina.

  • Mar 12, 2015
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In an award-winning journalism career spanning nearly three decades, Glenn Kessler, who writes “The Fact Checker” column, has covered foreign policy, economic policy, the White House, Congress, politics, airline safety and Wall Street. He was The Washington Post’s chief State Department reporter for nine years, traveling around the world with three different Secretaries of State. Before that, he covered tax and budget policy for The Washington Post and also served as the newspaper’s national business editor. In 2007, St. Martins Press published his widely acclaimed book on Condoleezza Rice, The Confidante. Kessler appears frequently on television and has lectured widely on U.S. foreign policy.
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