Mike DeBonis

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Exporters and Democrats unite in calls to allow a vote on the Export-Import Bank charter, which lapses at midnight.

  • Jun 30, 2015

Activists succeeded in blocking a renewal of the federal bank’s charter. But a new push is expected soon.

  • Jun 29, 2015

Former congressman Rick Renzi (R-Ariz.) wanted the court to consider expanding constitutional protections for lawmakers.

  • Jun 29, 2015

Boosting enrollment, especially among middle-income earners, seen as critical to law’s success.

  • Jun 25, 2015

Resolution offered by Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) to remove Mississippi state flag was instead sent to committee.

  • Jun 25, 2015

Decision upholding health subsidies vexes Republicans but spares GOP from having to forge an alternative.

  • Jun 25, 2015

Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) said Confederate emblem on flag “increasingly portrays a false impression of our state to others.“

  • Jun 24, 2015

The collection of statutes housed in the Capitol includes noted Confederate leaders and postbellum white supremacists.

  • Jun 23, 2015

A bill granting the president more negotiating authority hurdles a procedural obstacle by a thin margin.

  • Jun 23, 2015

The Maine independent is the second U.S. senator to disclose a major health issue this month.

  • Jun 22, 2015
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Mike DeBonis covers Congress and national politics for The Washington Post. He previously covered D.C. politics and government from 2007 to 2015."

DeBonis joined in Post in 2010 after spending six years at Washington City Paper as a reporter and editor, including three years writing a column on District politics. He is a graduate of Georgetown University and a native of Northwest Indiana.
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