Eugene Scott

Washington, D.C.

National political reporter on The Washington Post's breaking news team

Education: Harvard University, MPA; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA

Eugene Scott is a national political reporter on The Post's breaking news team. He previously wrote about identity politics for The Fix. And he also hosted "The Next Four Years" podcast available exclusively on Amazon Music. Scott was recently a fellow at the Georgetown University Institute of Politics. And prior to joining the Post, Scott was a Washington correspondent at CNN Politics.
Latest from Eugene Scott

Paul Pelosi attends Kennedy Center Honors in first public appearance since attack

The House speaker’s husband received a thunderous standing ovation as he accompanied his wife to the storied event in the Kennedy Center’s Opera House.

December 5, 2022

Second gentleman Doug Emhoff to host roundtable focused on antisemitism

Emhoff, the first Jewish spouse of a U.S. vice president, will host an event focused on the rise of antisemitism in the United States and efforts to combat hate in the country.

December 5, 2022

McConnell: Anyone meeting with antisemites is ‘unlikely to ever be elected president’

The top two Republicans in Congress condemned former president Donald Trump's dinner with Ye and Nick Fuentes, who have both espoused antisemitic views.

November 30, 2022

Trump criticized for dining with far-right activist Nick Fuentes and rapper Ye

The former president dined with Nick Fuentes and hip-hop artist Ye earlier this week

November 25, 2022

What happened to the 10 Republicans who voted to impeach Trump?

A look at the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach Donald Trump

November 23, 2022

Fauci urges updated coronavirus shots in ‘final message’ from White House

Anthony S. Fauci used his final White House address before retiring to urge Americans to get updated coronavirus booster shots.

November 22, 2022

Rep. Ilhan Omar criticizes McCarthy for threatening to remove her from committee

Rep. Ilhan Omar strongly condemned House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy for baselessly threatening to remove her from the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

November 21, 2022

Who is Jack Smith, special counsel in Trump criminal investigation?

The longtime federal prosecutor also has experience investigating the prosecuting war crimes for the International Criminal Court at The Hague.

November 18, 2022

Netanyahu to address major Jewish Republican conference

The former Israeli prime minister's speech to the Republican Jewish Coalition amounts to a display of support for one American political party that is rare for a foreign ally.

November 18, 2022

Democrats increasingly optimistic about holding the Senate

Republicans remain confident they will narrowly win the House, but many uncalled races, particularly in Western states, are breaking in favor of Democrats.

November 11, 2022