Stephanie McCrummen
Staff Writer

Stephanie McCrummen is a national reporter for The Washington Post. Before that, she was the paper’s East Africa bureau chief. She’s also written about the suburban housing boom and education reform, among other subjects. She joined the Post in December 2004 from Newsday in New York. She is originally from Birmingham, Alabama.

Latest by Stephanie McCrummen

After the wars: The choice

After the wars: The choice

Service members who are sexually assaulted face agonizing decisions about speaking up or staying silent.

Ky. clinic offers glimpse into health-care law

Ky. clinic offers glimpse into health-care law

The Affordable Care Act took effect Jan.1. Soon after, the newly insured in Kentucky’s rural Breathitt County started trickling in.

Feeling besieged, tea party groups steel for battle

Feeling besieged, tea party groups steel for battle

The movement, which is facing low popularity in polls, is hoping to strengthen its grass-roots efforts.

In rural Kentucky, troubled health law brings some hope

In rural Kentucky, troubled health law brings some hope

As many who don’t have or have never had insurance get coverage, the national debate takes a back seat.