Al Kamen
Al Kamen
In the Loop

Al Kamen, an award-winning columnist on the national staff of The Washington Post, created the “In the Loop” column in 1993. He began his reporting career at the Rocky Mountain News and joined The Post in 1980. He has covered local and federal courts, the Supreme Court and the State Department. Kamen assisted Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein in writing “The Final Days” and Woodward and Scott Armstrong in writing “The Brethren.” Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he graduated from McKinley High School in Canton, Ohio and Harvard College.

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Al Kamen says a fond farewell to In The Loop

Al Kamen says a fond farewell to In The Loop

After some 2,700 columns, this is the writer’s last.

Trump’s high school is bankrupt, up for auction

Trump’s high school is bankrupt, up for auction

Trump’s high school, overlooking the Hudson River, is up for sale in a bankruptcy auction.

Can Congress behave itself when the pope visits?

Can Congress behave itself when the pope visits?

There’s serious concern that Congress will embarrass itself during the speech next week by Pope Francis.

Senate confirms one judge — don’t expect the pace to pick up soon

Senate confirms one judge — don’t expect the pace to pick up soon

A busy and contentious Senate calendar could be bad news for judicial and ambassadorial wannabes.