Editorial writer and columnist specializing in economic and fiscal policy Education: Harvard College, BA in social studies; Yale Law School, MSL
Charles Lane is a Post editorial writer specializing in economic and fiscal policy, and a weekly columnist. Lane joined The Post in 2000 as an editorial writer, did a stint as The Post’s Supreme Court reporter and then rejoined the editorial board in 2007. Previously, he was editor and a senior editor of the New Republic from 1993 to 1999 and a foreign correspondent for Newsweek from 1987 to 1993. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a frequent panelist on Fox News's "Special Report" and "Fox News Sunday."
Honors & Awards:
Finalist, Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing, 2009
Foreign languages spoken: Spanish, German Books by Charles Lane:
The Day Freedom Died: The Colfax Massacre, The Supreme Court, and the Betrayal of Reconstruction