Manuel Roig-Franzia

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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Follow along with coverage of the red carpet, pre-parties, speeches and the after-parties for one of the stranger events of our time.

  • Apr 26, 2015

The Republican senator from Florida made his formal announcement at Freedom Tower in Miami, a significant site for Cuban Americans such as his family.

  • Apr 13, 2015

The Florida senator quotes rap lyrics (which ones?), is a huge football fan (which team?) and has an inconvenient friend (who is he?).

  • Apr 13, 2015

Newsroom colleagues noticed the anchor’s willingness to take stories to their limit — and beyond.

  • Feb 14, 2015

Executives opted to suspend anchor with no guarantee of return.

  • Feb 11, 2015

The president chose a Republican stronghold to talk about his education and middle-class intentions.

  • Jan 21, 2015

The arm’s-length mystery of Camille Cosby is being tested by the rape allegations against her husband.

  • Dec 23, 2014

The changes won’t heal all wounds, but it has fundamentally altered an artifact of American foreign policy that influenced popular culture and played an outsize role in presidential politics.

  • Dec 17, 2014

President Obama announced Wednesday that the U.S. will normalize relations with Cuba. Post reporter Nick Miroff took your questions on what happened and what's next.

  • Dec 17, 2014

President Obama announced Wednesday that the U.S. will normalize relations with Cuba. Post reporters will take your questions on what happened and what's next.

  • Dec 17, 2014
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About
Manuel Roig-Franzia is a writer in The Washington Post’s Style section. His long-form articles span a broad range of subjects, including politics, power and the culture of Washington, as well as profiling major political figures and authors.

Roig-Franzia has also served as bureau chief in Miami for the Post's National staff and in Mexico City for the Foreign staff. He’s covered U.S. and international presidential campaigns, the January 2010 Haiti earthquake and more than a dozen major hurricanes, including Katrina.

Roig-Franzia was born in Spain, and came to The Post from The New Orleans Times-Picayune, where he wrote about the colorful, four-time governor, Edwin Edwards, and learned how to make a mean gumbo.
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