Steven Mufson

ReporterWashington, D.C.


“We can’t start changing our patterns of behavior,” the president said at a wide-ranging news conference that capped a tough sixth year in office.

  • Dec 19, 2014

A few small towns in New York ignited the state movement against fracking.

  • Dec 18, 2014

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday dropped two key words -- “considerable time” -- from its guidance about how long it would wait before nudging up interest rates, making it more likely that the central bank would raise rates around the middle of 2015.

  • Dec 17, 2014

Obama was warning Congress against passing the bill last week, calling it “counterproductive.”

  • Dec 16, 2014

The oil collapse is putting pressure on leaders in Russia, Iran, Venezuela — and even the Islamic State.

  • Dec 16, 2014

The Fed is looking at a better economy.

  • Dec 15, 2014

Wall Street managed to roll back part of Dodd Frank, but stirred up lingering opposition

  • Dec 12, 2014

JPMorgan CEO said to have called lawmakers to erase rule barring risky investing with taxpayer-backed funds.

  • Dec 11, 2014

WONKBLOG | Many Democrats were appalled that a key element of banking reform was on the chopping block -- with the White House’s support.

  • Dec 11, 2014

The president rejected the options presented six years ago to address CIA practices. Now he faces the same issues.

  • Dec 9, 2014
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Steven Mufson covers the White House. Since joining The Post, he has covered economics, China, foreign policy and energy. He has worked at The Post since 1989 and has been its chief economic policy writer, Beijing correspondent, diplomatic correspondent and deputy editor of the weekly Outlook section. Earlier, he spent six years working for The Wall Street Journal in New York, London and Johannesburg and wrote a book about the 1980s uprisings in South Africa’s black townships.
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