Al Kamen
In the Loop
Al Kamen | Columnist
The very rich have more money. But do they really want to be ambassadors?
The fears of the merely wealthy, eager to earn postings at U.S. embassies, may be unfounded.
Loretta Lynch to lead pack — going three White Houses back — of waiters
(The Washington Post, March 26, 2015; 7:21 PM)
Devo co-founder to GOP’s Steve Scalise: Don’t use ‘Whip It’ to whip up money.
(The Washington Post, March 25, 2015; 8:26 PM)
A fight at the museum: When fossil fuels fuel fossils
(The Washington Post, March 24, 2015; 8:15 PM)
A chilly wind from the great white north
(The Washington Post, March 23, 2015; 8:41 PM)
Deathly cold and taxes: Two certain drivers of Web traffic
(The Washington Post, March 19, 2015; 7:36 PM)
Sen. Dick Durbin gets historical in his advocacy for Loretta Lynch
(The Washington Post, March 18, 2015; 7:55 PM)
In 1963 Washington, most everybody was in the book
(The Washington Post, March 17, 2015; 7:10 PM)
Chappaqua resident delivers a sign of the times for the Clintons
(The Washington Post, March 12, 2015; 6:39 PM)
Pope weighs in on campaign finance, but will he go before the FEC?
(The Washington Post, March 11, 2015; 7:40 PM)
Clinton’s e-mail drama is acted out on the world stage
(The Washington Post, March 10, 2015; 7:33 PM)
Rep. Trey Gowdy retreats from Benghazi event
(The Washington Post, March 9, 2015; 7:19 PM)
No chip on Rep. Ashford’s purse-battered shoulder
(The Washington Post, March 5, 2015; 7:25 PM)
Ed Gillespie: Can he get by with a little help from his wealthy friends?
(The Washington Post, March 4, 2015; 7:11 PM)
The falling pocketbook and the lawmaker it almost knocked out
(The Washington Post, March 3, 2015; 10:30 PM)
Again, a blue dress casts a shadow on Bill Clinton
(The Washington Post, March 2, 2015; 6:20 PM)
In the Loop: Portrait of (a younger) Eric Holder
(The Washington Post, February 26, 2015; 7:41 PM)
Where would Ronald Reagan fall on the GOP meter?
(The Washington Post, February 25, 2015; 7:34 PM)
A brief history of the ‘gotcha question’
(The Washington Post, February 24, 2015; 7:54 PM)
Kerry names special envoy for LGBT rights
(The Washington Post, February 23, 2015; 7:18 PM)
Jesse Jackson Jr. can’t escape the Federal Election Commission
(The Washington Post, February 19, 2015; 7:56 PM)
The guns-and-caliphates people try to lure the ladies with Nutella and kittens
(The Washington Post, February 18, 2015; 7:17 PM)
Dec. 17 as a Cuban holiday?
(The Washington Post, February 17, 2015; 9:30 PM)
Scott Walker, dropout president?
(The Washington Post, February 12, 2015; 7:28 PM)
VA’s Robert McDonald fires back
(The Washington Post, February 11, 2015; 8:00 PM)
The Packwood diaries, G-rated version
(The Washington Post, February 10, 2015; 7:37 PM)
A nickname for the seldom-ruffled Eric Holder
(The Washington Post, February 9, 2015; 7:49 PM)
John Kerry gets dissed on scholars’ list
(The Washington Post, February 5, 2015; 7:25 PM)
Holder, in his own defense
(The Washington Post, February 4, 2015; 7:40 PM)
Where some see dirty hands, others see liberty
(The Washington Post, February 3, 2015; 7:24 PM)
The Super Bowl turnover that went Putin’s way
(The Washington Post, February 2, 2015; 8:40 PM)
Vacations in Cuba?
(The Washington Post, January 29, 2015; 7:27 PM)
Loretta Lynch knows her name — and it’s not Holder
(The Washington Post, January 28, 2015; 7:37 PM)
Isaac Fulwood retiring from U.S. Parole Commission; wouldn’t mind a selfie with Obama
(The Washington Post, January 27, 2015; 7:04 PM)
Romney wars — between Trump and Rove
(The Washington Post, January 26, 2015; 6:26 PM)
For Obama, just three states to go
(The Washington Post, January 22, 2015; 8:20 PM)
Dan Lungren returns for a visit
(The Washington Post, January 21, 2015; 7:45 PM)
Obama and his wish lists
(The Washington Post, January 20, 2015; 7:11 PM)
A Dutch treat in North Korea
(The Washington Post, January 15, 2015; 8:57 PM)
Meet the Presidents who would like to be president
(The Washington Post, January 14, 2015; 8:09 PM)
Grassley and Feinstein, anti-pot allies
(The Washington Post, January 13, 2015; 7:30 PM)
New congressman Mike Bishop gets a little too excited
(The Washington Post, January 12, 2015; 9:45 PM)
A GOP Obama-bashing fest: Confirmations
(The Washington Post, January 8, 2015; 7:35 PM)
GOP Rep. Walter Jones sponsor a bill that gets our attention, and a little more
(The Washington Post, January 7, 2015; 7:41 PM)
Hot book: The terrorism calendar
(The Washington Post, January 6, 2015; 7:47 PM)
Dog bites woman. Woman sues Congress.
(The Washington Post, January 5, 2015; 7:04 PM)
‘The Interview’: Popcorn time on the Hill?
(The Washington Post, December 23, 2014; 9:04 PM)
In the Loop: The year that was
(The Washington Post, December 22, 2014; 7:34 PM)
White House adviser Dan Pfeiffer knows how to keep a Cuba secret
(The Washington Post, December 18, 2014; 7:32 PM)
The nuclear option and its fallout
(The Washington Post, December 17, 2014; 8:24 PM)