Reid Wilson

GovbeatWashington, D.C.


Corker bill focus of the week; TPP’s secrecy problem; Carson, Fiorina join WH’16; NY Senate leader to be arrested; Jack Markell takes on Dem Party’s Warren wing.

  • May 4, 2015

The month WH’16 really began; GOP contemplates Murray-Ryan II; Iran bill stumbles, NSA bill advances; Aaron Schock goes missing; and happy Facebook Friday!

  • May 1, 2015

GOP reaches budget agreement; economy flat in 1st Q; Sanders running; Clinton ramps up fundraising; Christie ally to plead guilty in GW Bridge lane closures; and the evolution of digital media.

  • Apr 30, 2015

With California on track to meet its current carbon reduction goals, Jerry Brown is setting a more ambitious benchmark.

  • Apr 29, 2015

Quotes to parse from gay marriage arguments; Corker bill has veto-proof 67 backers; bipartisan surveillance bill drops; Clinton will call for criminal justice reform; 61 outside groups back WH’16 contenders.

  • Apr 29, 2015

The move to replace an 18th century missionary comes just months before Pope Francis will canonize him.

  • Apr 28, 2015

O’Malley cuts short Europe trip over Baltimore unrest; SCOTUS to hear gay marriage case today; Boehner doubts he can override Obama veto on Iran; another Sununu in N.H.; lobbying down in 1st Q.

  • Apr 28, 2015

Federal laws make banking difficult for the marijuana industry. So small businesses are increasingly paying their taxes in cash.

  • Apr 27, 2015

Corker bill heads to floor; SCOTUS to hear gay marriage case; Clinton Foundation admits transparency failings; Jeb at $100m by end of May; and why the drought threatens the electric grid.

  • Apr 27, 2015

Shifting party politics and a changed congressional map will make U.S. approval of Trade Promotion Authority much harder.

  • Apr 22, 2015
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Reid Wilson covers national politics and Congress for The Washington Post. He is the author of Read In, The Post’s morning tip sheet on politics. He's a former editor in chief of The Hotline, the premier tip sheet on campaigns and elections, and he's a complete political junkie. Reid is a Seattle native and a graduate of The George Washington University. He lives on Capitol Hill with his wife, Veronica.
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