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Dan Zak

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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“If we’re still alive, we’ll have coffee.“

  • Feb 11, 2016

Futuristic dates have a way of catching up with us.

  • Feb 10, 2016

In 1991, the young congressman was quite the rock-n-roller.

  • Feb 10, 2016

Thirty years ago, a Washington Post reporter was witness to the biggest story of her career.

  • Jan 28, 2016

“Maybe on the 10th or 20th replay, you think as you watch, it won’t happen.“

  • Jan 28, 2016

And a card game handed down by none other than Winston Churchill.

  • Jan 25, 2016

A new exhibit at the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. looks at D.C. native Chris Earnshaw’s thousands of Polaroid and Instamatic photos of the capital in the 1960s, ‘70s and ‘80s.

  • Jan 13, 2016

He captured a crumbling city and almost went down with it. Then one man saw his photos.

  • Jan 13, 2016

He captured a crumbling city and almost went down with it. Then one man saw his photos.

  • Jan 13, 2016

The Ohio governor stands by his state’s expansion of Medicaid under Obamacare — a decision that to many disqualifies him from the Republican presidential nomination.

  • Jan 5, 2016
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Dan Zak is a feature writer and general assignment reporter based in the Style section. He has reported from a bathroom of the Vanity Fair Oscar party, a Hurricane Hunter over the Gulf of Mexico, an MRAP in Iraq's Anbar province, the East Room of the White House, and the gymnasium of the Alexandria jail. He joined the Post in 2005, after stints as an editorial assistant at Entertainment Weekly and a city-desk reporter and obituary writer at The Buffalo News. He was born and raised in Buffalo, N.Y.

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