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

How GOP went from fretting about Trump’s ‘witch hunt’ mantra to embracing it

There was a time when Republicans cautioned against such rhetoric. But the base's affinity for it and Trump's myriad legal problems have turned it into the GOP's go-to response -- even before we get any real detail on the situation.

March 31, 2023

Disney’s move may rob DeSantis of 2024 calling card

DeSantis introduced his takeover of the board that oversees Disney by saying 'there’s a new sheriff in town.’ It turns out the old sheriff had something to say about that.

March 30, 2023

    How each senator voted on the repeal of the Iraq War authorization

    The Senate voted 66-30 with bipartisan support to repeal a decades-old military force authorization to go to war in Iraq.

    March 29, 2023

    New poll shows skepticism of Manhattan DA’s case against Trump

    By a nearly 2-to-1 margin, Americans view the case as being more about politics than the law. And when it comes to Trump, that’s unusual.

    March 29, 2023

    Americans want spending cuts. Just not those ones. Or those ones.

    As Republicans push for spending cuts in the debt-ceiling debate, a poll shows 60 percent say the government spends too much. But people also don't want cuts in virtually any major, specific area.

    March 29, 2023

    Congress authorized war in Iraq. Its repeal debate focuses on Iran.

    A spotlight on mission creep as lawmakers get ready to sunset AUMF, which has authorized the use of force for 20 years.

    March 28, 2023

    Sean Hannity’s attempt to coach Trump backfires — again

    Despite the Fox host’s prompts, Trump declined to give him the answers he sought. And they pertain to some central questions in a key legal fight.

    March 28, 2023

    That jarring new poll on ‘patriotism’

    A new poll shows a new low in Americans' patriotic feelings. Here's what's behind it.

    March 27, 2023

    How big is Trump’s true-believer base?

    It's substantial, but it's clearly not as big as it once was. And in fact, it's not a majority of Republicans.

    March 27, 2023

    The top 10 Republican presidential candidates for 2024, ranked

    Trump reclaims the top spot -- for now, at least.

    March 25, 2023