The Washington Post

Glenn Kessler

ReporterWashington, D.C.


We look deeper at a key exchange in the 6th Democratic debate.

  • Feb 12, 2016

Here’s our roundup of 11 fishy facts.

  • Feb 11, 2016

Trump finally offers a price tag for his wall, but it’s simply not credible.

  • Feb 11, 2016

The Bernie Sanders campaign is circulating some tough words by Sen. Warren about a key vote. What really happened?

  • Feb 9, 2016

Here’s our round-up of 15 fishy claims uttered in the GOP debate

  • Feb 7, 2016

Here’s our roundup of 12 fishy claims uttered in the Democratic debate.

  • Feb 5, 2016

This debate would not even be taking place without the decision to set up the private server in the first place.

  • Feb 4, 2016

The winner of the Iowa primary resurrected an old but very stale talking point about the Affordable Care Act.

  • Feb 3, 2016

Donald Trump says the U.S. spent $43 million on a single gas station in Afghanistan. But that’s an outdated report.

  • Feb 1, 2016

The “super-genius” business wiz who never forgets anything is funding his own campaign — right?

  • Jan 28, 2016
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In an award-winning journalism career spanning nearly three decades, Glenn Kessler, who writes “The Fact Checker” column, has covered foreign policy, economic policy, the White House, Congress, politics, airline safety and Wall Street. He was The Washington Post’s chief State Department reporter for nine years, traveling around the world with three different Secretaries of State. Before that, he covered tax and budget policy for The Washington Post and also served as the newspaper’s national business editor. In 2007, St. Martins Press published his widely acclaimed book on Condoleezza Rice, The Confidante. Kessler appears frequently on television and has lectured widely on U.S. foreign policy.
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