Richard Cohen

Opinion writerNew York


The remarkable life of the former secretary of state and first lady is message enough for her campaign.

  • Apr 13, 2015

With the 100th anniversary of Frank Sinatra’s birth approaching, his artistry lives on.

  • Apr 6, 2015

Why the U.S. envies Lee Kuan Yew’s achievements in Singapore.

  • Mar 30, 2015

When facts are eclipsed by passions, both by the right and the left, the truth gets lost.

  • Mar 23, 2015

He should acknowledge that life has been golden for him, much less so for her.

  • Mar 23, 2015

Thanks for asking.

  • Mar 18, 2015

If Clinton had a primary opponent, it would take some of the attention off her missteps.

  • Mar 16, 2015

A 94-year-old’s nightmares about the fear and racism she endured provide a living history lesson.

  • Mar 9, 2015

Benjamin Netanyahu has made matters worse.

  • Mar 2, 2015

The FOX loudmouth does not know the difference between an urban dustup and actual combat.

  • Feb 25, 2015
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Richard Cohen writes a weekly political column for The Washington Post. He also contributes to the PostPartisan blog. Cohen joined The Post in 1968 as a reporter and covered night police, city hall, education, state government and national politics. As the paper’s chief Maryland correspondent, he was one of two reporters who broke the story of the investigation of former Vice President Agnew. In 1976, he began writing a column that ran on the front of the Metro section. His columns have appeared on the op-ed page of The Post since 1984. He is the author, with Jules Witcover, of “A Heartbeat Away: The Investigation and Resignation of Spiro T. Agnew ” (1974). He has received the Sigma Delta Chi and Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild Awards for his investigative reporting.
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