Aaron Blake

Washington, D.C.

Senior political reporter, writing for The Fix

Education: University of Minnesota

Aaron Blake is senior political reporter, writing for The Fix. A Minnesota native, he has also written about politics for the Minneapolis Star Tribune and The Hill newspaper.
Latest from Aaron Blake

4 takeaways from Trump’s federal indictment

The history, the familiar reactions, and how it might play in 2024.

June 8, 2023

How Trump’s new indictment could affect 2024

New data suggests a classified documents indictment is more problematic for him than his previous, hush money indictment, with half of Americans saying a conviction would be disqualifying.

June 8, 2023

DeSantis ushers in our fake-images-in-politics nightmare

The DeSantis campaign crossed a line by using fake images of Donald Trump and Anthony Fauci hugging. And it’s unapologetic.

June 8, 2023

Pence’s pained response on indicting Trump

“No one’s above the law." Pause. “But."

June 8, 2023

Did Chris Christie really destroy Marco Rubio?

Christie says he could do to Trump what he did to Rubio at a 2016 debate. Rubio has disputed that Christie “ended” his campaign.

June 7, 2023

Tucker Carlson’s dizzying retreat from his big Ukraine conspiracy theory

On the first episode of his new Twitter show, Carlson launched into one speculative theory while disowning his biggest one.

June 7, 2023

A big GOP split on the debt ceiling: Pre-Trump vs. post-Trump

The House vote was bipartisan. But Republicans elected in the Trump era were much more likely to vote "no" (41 percent) than others (17 percent).

June 6, 2023

Chris Christie’s revenge on Trump?

Christie has little to no shot at winning. But his clear motivation for taking down Trump and his particular talents could still matter greatly.

June 6, 2023

Coming soon to a 2024 GOP debate: Appeasement of Russia

Republican hawks have made some progress in arresting the party's drift away from supporting Ukraine. Enter a candidate talking about giving Russia "major" territorial concessions.

June 5, 2023

Trump and DeSantis: The pot vs. kettle primary

On issue after issue, Trump and DeSantis attack one another for positions they once held themselves.

June 5, 2023