Lee Hockstader

Editorial writerWashington, D.C.


Not only are the governor’s statements on the border crisis hypocritical, they endanger both U.S. interests and the youngsters he purports to help.

  • Jul 28, 2014

The GOP will keep losing the region until it fields credible centrists.

  • Nov 8, 2012

The Arizona immigration law that Romney hailed as a “model” for the nation was mostly gutted by the Supreme Court.

  • Jun 25, 2012

Campaign blasts White House for issuing visa to Fidel Castro’s niece for gay rights conference in San Francisco.

  • May 22, 2012

Republicans don’t need to win the Hispanic vote; they just need to prevent a Hispanic landslide for Obama.

  • May 9, 2012

If the GOP won the Va. Senate.

  • Oct 30, 2011

He cites ’substantial evidence’ that illegal immigrants set the Arizona wildfires; in fact, there is none.

  • Jun 20, 2011

Immigration-reform speech will bear fruit in 2012.

  • May 10, 2011

Congressional redistricting in Virginia.

  • Apr 15, 2011

Va. Republicans are whistling in the dark.

  • Apr 5, 2011
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Lee Hockstader has been a member of The Post’s editorial board since 2004. He writes on a variety of topics, including politics, state and local affairs in Virginia and Maryland, immigration, and foreign affairs. He also writes occasional op-ed columns. Before joining the editorial board, he spent 20 years as a Post reporter, including 13 years as a foreign correspondent based in Jerusalem, Rome, Moscow and Central America, and two years as a national correspondent based in Texas. Born in New York, Hockstader attended Brown University and was a Henry Luce Scholar in Southeast Asia. He also studied on fellowships at Harvard and Stanford universities. He lives in Washington with his wife and two children.
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