Reporter covering national affairs Education: Princeton University, A.B. in Politics, magna cum laude, Certificate in Latin American Studies
Juliet Eilperin is The Washington Post's senior national affairs correspondent, covering how the new administration is transforming a range of U.S. policies and the federal government itself. She is the author of two books — one on sharks and another on Congress, not to be confused with each other — and has worked for The Post since 1998. She previously served as The Post’s House of Representatives correspondent and national environmental reporter.
Honors & Awards:
Peter Benchley Ocean Award for Media, 2011
Books by Juliet Eilperin:
Demon Fish: Travels Through the Hidden World of Sharks
A new Environmental Protection Agency rule, awaiting White House approval, would weaken existing pollution standards by barring the agency from including some of its public health benefits as part of the overall cost-benefit analysis.
Eight months after President Trump's first nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency's chemical safety office was forced to withdraw amid controversy, the White House is poised to tap centrist Alexandra Dunn to head the division.