Juliet Eilperin

ReporterWashington, D.C.


The president was initially skeptical of his ability to take unilateral action.

  • Nov 20, 2014

Obama will announce in a speech Thursday night that he will provide temporary protections for up to 5 million undocumented immigrants, according to a senior Democrat familiar with the plans.

  • Nov 19, 2014

The president said he will announce Thursday that he will use his executive authority to expand temporary protections to millions of undocumented immigrants.

  • Nov 19, 2014

In a victory for environmental activists, Democrats blocked legislation to compel construction of the oil pipeline, but the vote leaves Republicans itching to return to the fight when they take over next year.

  • Nov 18, 2014
  • Nov 18, 2014

Congressional momentum for the massive oil pipeline has accelerated, but the president is signaling that he is increasingly skeptical of the project.

  • Nov 14, 2014

The president has signaled that he will not back down on issues like “net neutrality” and climate change.

  • Nov 13, 2014

The presumptive 2016 favorite would have to unlink herself from the president while courting his coalition.

  • Nov 11, 2014

If confirmed by the Senate, Loretta Lynch would be the first African American woman to hold the attorney general’s post.

  • Nov 8, 2014

U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch, the daughter of a Baptist minister, would be the first African American woman to serve in that role.

  • Nov 7, 2014
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Juliet Eilperin is a White House correspondent for The Washington Post, covering domestic and foreign policy as well as the culture of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. She is the author of two books—one on sharks, and another on Congress, not to be confused with each other—and has worked for the Post since 1998. She previously served as the Post’s House of Representatives correspondent and national environmental reporter.
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