Nia-Malika Henderson

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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Jennifer Lawless, who studies women and politics, says much of the conventional wisdom about gender and campaigns is flat-out wrong.

  • Aug 21, 2014

The U.S. attorney general’s visit is the latest example of saying more on racial issues than Obama.

  • Aug 21, 2014

The U.S. attorney general’s visit is the latest example of saying more on racial issues than Obama.

  • Aug 20, 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder, in a open letter to Ferguson residents, asked for calm and promised a thorough independent investigation.

  • Aug 19, 2014

The Web video offers template for the Joni Ernst campaign, a heated contest in Iowa that is one of the GOP’s best shots at picking up a seat.

  • Aug 19, 2014

Black twitterati, which has chronicled the event in Ferguson in real time, expressed disappointment in Obama’s statements.

  • Aug 18, 2014

Michael Eric Dyson, a frequent Obama backer, said that on Ferguson, Obama must do more.

  • Aug 18, 2014

GOP Senate candidate Joni Ernst says that her experience is part of a larger problem in the military and backs a tougher approach to the issue than many in her party.

  • Aug 15, 2014

Sen. Rand Paul faults “big government” for an over-militarized police, citing the reaction to protestors in Ferguson

  • Aug 14, 2014

After a three-month review and criticism from black lawmakers, several hairstyles popular among African Americans will now be allowed in most branches of the military.

  • Aug 13, 2014
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Nia-Malika Henderson is a national political reporter for The Washington Post, where she covers the White House and the 2012 campaign. Before joining The Post, Nia wrote about education, race and the White House for Politico. In 2008, she covered the presidential election and local government on Long Island for Newsday. She also worked at The Baltimore Sun where she covered city government in Annapolis. A regular guest on Fox, MSNBC, and CNN, Nia has an undergraduate degree in cultural anthropology from Duke University, and graduate degrees from Yale University in American studies and Columbia University in journalism.
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