Glenn Kessler

ReporterWashington, D.C.


  • May 2, 2015

Israel has nuclear weapons, but most analysts say Iran’s number is much too high.

  • May 1, 2015

Yes, “The Daily Show” is a fake news show. But it should not get the facts 4-Pinocchio wrong.

  • Apr 30, 2015

The Connecticut Democrat fails to mention that frozen shrimp already has no duties.

  • Apr 29, 2015

The prospective 2016 GOP candidate keeps saying this, but she needs more research.

  • Apr 27, 2015

Depending on the estimate cited, the number of victims changes by tens of millions.

  • Apr 24, 2015

The senator from Ohio has been putting words in the mouth of the former president for years.

  • Apr 23, 2015

Students get no benefit from applying to 20 universities and all eight Ivies at once.

  • Apr 18, 2015

The president uses fuzzy math about the GOP’s still-vague tax plan.

  • Apr 17, 2015

This is a common talking point by Democrats, but it’s not quite cut and dried.

  • Apr 16, 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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