Libby Casey

Washington, D.C.

Senior news anchor covering politics and breaking events

Education: Sarah Lawrence College, BA

Libby Casey is the senior news anchor of The Washington Post's Live Moments team. She anchors live coverage of breaking news, political stories and major events on The Post homepage, YouTube, and social media platforms. Her series "How to be a journalist" shares a behind-the-scenes look at how reporters do their jobs. Before The Post, Casey was a national TV correspondent for the network Al Jazeera America and a host and producer of C-SPAN's daily call-in show, "Washington Journal." She spent the first decade of her career as a public radio reporter in Alaska and moved to the nation's capita
Latest from Libby Casey

    Dramatic speaker race ends with McCarthy’s election

    Republicans pause infighting to pick Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) as House speaker in historic 15th round of voting

    January 7, 2023

      Speaker’s chair remains vacant after GOP stalemate

      Despite making concessions to GOP right-wing hardliners, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) continues to struggle get enough votes to become House speaker.

      January 5, 2023

        Continued chaos as House Republicans fight over speaker

        House Republicans continue to fight over who will be speaker. Kevin McCarthy is failing to muster enough votes, increasing unrest in the house chamber.

        January 4, 2023

          Republican infighting causes historic speaker stalemate

          For the first time in 100 years, the party in power in the U.S. House was unable to elect a leader on the first round of votes.

          January 3, 2023

            A deeper understanding of the Obama White House portraits

            The Post's art critic Philip Kennicott examines newly-unveiled White House portraits of former president Barack Obama and Michelle Obama.

            September 7, 2022

              How Sarah Palin lost to Mary Peltola in Alaska

              Democrat Mary Peltola won the special election for Alaska‘s lone House seat, defeating former vice presidential candidate and Alaska governor Sarah Palin.

              September 1, 2022

                How Liz Cheney’s focus on Jan. 6 could cost her the primary

                Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), vice chair of the Jan. 6 select committee, may need to look for support outside of the GOP base to win her upcoming Wyoming primary.

                July 27, 2022

                  Ivanka Trump’s conflicting statements

                  Ivanka Trump’s comments to the House Jan. 6 select committee about her father’s 2020 presidential loss conflict with her comments in "Unprecedented."

                  July 12, 2022

                    ‘There’s enough people here to storm the Capitol.’

                    Alex Holder describes his unique access to the Trump family.

                    July 8, 2022

                      Filmmaker describes ‘Unprecedented’ access to Trump family

                      Filmmaker Alex Holder talked to The Post’s Libby Casey about his docuseries shaped by unique access to former President Donald Trump during the 2020 campaign.

                      July 8, 2022