National political reporter covering the 2020 presidential campaign. Education: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, bachelor's in journalism and mass communication Cleve R. Wootson Jr. is a national political reporter for The Washington Post, covering the 2020 campaign for president. He previously worked on The Post's General Assignment team. Before that, he was a reporter for the Charlotte Observer.
Tuesday’s primary is potentially catastrophic for Biden, whose lackluster performance in Iowa has led many Democrats to believe that anything less than third place would raise serious questions about his viability.