Brent D. Griffiths

Washington, D.C.


Education: University of Iowa, BA In Journalism and Political Science

Brent Griffiths was a researcher on Power Up, The Washington Post's must read, early-morning newsletter featuring news critical to the nation’s many power centers from the nation's capital and beyond, and Finance 202, Power Post's daily financial tip sheet. Griffiths previously worked at Politico, where he anchored the site's weekend and late-night breaking news coverage and Web production. He left The Post in January 2021.
Latest from Brent D. Griffiths

    Where Republicans in Congress stand on Trump’s false claim of winning the election

    The Washington Post asked Republicans in Congress three questions. Who won the presidential election? Where do you stand on Trump's efforts to claim victory? Will you accept Joe Biden as the legitimately elected president? Here's what they said.

    December 15, 2020

    The Finance 202: Economists nervously watching pandemic for signs of further financial impacts

    Meanwhile, President-elect Biden wants a quick if not perfect stimulus package.

    November 23, 2020

    Power Up: Biden plows ahead while Trump and allies continue to baselessly contest election

    Mike Pompeo is Exhibit A of the retrenchment in GOP ranks.

    November 11, 2020

    Power Up: Biden headed to Iowa as Democrats look to expand the map

    Sen. Joni Ernst is also in a tough reelection battle with four days to go.

    October 30, 2020

    Hundreds of Trump supporters stuck in the cold for hours when buses can’t reach Omaha rally

    For hours, Trump supporters — including many elderly people — stood in the cold as police scrambled to help those most at risk.

    October 28, 2020

    Their president is hospitalized, but that hasn’t changed their view of the coronavirus

    President Trump’s most avid supporters react to his illness with a fatalistic shrug, and his campaign rolls on.

    October 3, 2020

    Power Up: The unlikely state where Joe Biden is likely to flip a Trump electoral vote

    Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District is leaning blue.

    September 28, 2020

    The Finance 202: White House, Democrats cite progress in coronavirus relief talks but gulf remains

    Rising grocery prices are adding to the pressure on unemployed Americans.

    August 5, 2020