Ann Telnaes

Washington, D.C.

Editorial cartoonist

Education: California Institute of the Arts, BFA, Character Animation Program

Ann Telnaes creates editorial cartoons in various mediums — animation, visual essays, live sketches and traditional print — for The Washington Post. She won the Pulitzer Prize in 2001 for her print cartoons and the National Cartoonists Society’s Reuben for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year for 2016. Telnaes’s print work was shown in a solo exhibition at the Great Hall in the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress in 2004. Her first book, "Humor’s Edge," was published by Pomegranate Press and the Library of Congress in 2004. A collection of Vice President Cheney cartoons, "Dick,
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Trump’s on fire

Cassidy Hutchinson, an aide to former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, delivered explosive testimony to the Jan. 6 commission.

June 28, 2022

Search and body seizure

Antiabortion Republicans are also planning to restrict women from crossing state lines to get an abortion.

June 27, 2022

The Supreme Court takes away a woman’s autonomy over her body

In a 6-to-3 decision, the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade.

June 24, 2022

No separation of Christianity and state for this court

The conservative majority of the Supreme Court rules to allow public funding for religious schools.

June 23, 2022

An oath means nothing to Trump

Rusty Bowers testified that Giuliani "asked him to look into potentially removing President Biden’s electors in his state.”

June 21, 2022

Pardon me

John Eastman, a lawyer for former president Donald Trump, pleaded the Fifth “a hundred times” during his Jan. 6 House select committee deposition.

June 17, 2022

Grifting in and grifting out

Donald Trump entered his presidency hawking his new D.C. hotel, books and vodka. He left it bilking his supporters with the “big lie.”

June 15, 2022

Drunk with power

In Day 2 of the Jan. 6 hearings, former Trump adviser Jason Miller said a “definitely intoxicated” Rudy Giuliani urged Trump to declare victory on election night.

June 13, 2022

Trump has secured his place in history

During the attack on the U.S. Capitol, President Donald Trump cheered on the violent protesters who were chanting “hang Mike Pence" and said, “Maybe our supporters have the right idea. [Mike Pence] deserves it."

June 10, 2022

Who was the biggest threat to Mike Pence on Jan. 6, 2021?

Pence’s chief of staff, Marc Short, alerted the Secret Service the day before the attack on the Capitol that Trump posed a threat to the former vice-president.

June 5, 2022