Dan Zak

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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The fake account of the 37th president might be exactly the type of analysis we need.

  • Jul 29, 2015

How did we end up with so many empty buildings? Blame Thomas Jefferson.

  • Jul 20, 2015

In an outsourced age, the chief maintenance man at Woodley Park Towers made his “art of fixing things” indispensable.

  • Jun 28, 2015

It wasn’t a good day for liberals any more than it was a bad day for conservatives.

  • Jun 27, 2015

The former secretary of Defense, and the art of parsing.

  • Jun 10, 2015

Nations fail to reach consensus on strengthening the world’s foremost arms-control treaty.

  • May 22, 2015

In Clarendon, the growing popularity of bar crawls, and the drunken revelry they bring, prompts soul searching.

  • May 8, 2014

The Internet is a human right, according to many, but it’s still not available everywhere.

  • Apr 29, 2014

A Navy veteran carries an American flag to show his support as two dozen peace walkers demonstrate.

  • Apr 21, 2014

In Jamestown, historical interpreters and Pamunkey Indians bring a famous wedding day to life.

  • Apr 7, 2014
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About
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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