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

    Rocky debut for presidential candidate Ron DeSantis

    After months of buildup, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) announced on May 24 he’s running for president in a technically glitchy launch.

    May 25, 2023

      Twitter glitches mar DeSantis's campaign launch

      Technical glitches marred the presidential campaign launch of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) during his May 24 interview with Twitter owner Elon Musk.

      May 24, 2023

        ‘Don’t worry’ says McCarthy, despite no debt limit deal

        House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on May 23 said Americans shouldn’t worry about hitting debt ceiling.

        May 23, 2023

          Sen. Tim Scott enters GOP presidential race

          South Carolina Republican Sen. Tim Scott, the Senate’s only Black Republican, announced his run for president in his hometown of North Charleston on May 22nd.

          May 22, 2023

            Why you should care about the debt ceiling

            A breach of the debt ceiling would have real world consequences, from crashing stock markets to soaring interest rates.

            May 17, 2023

              Sen. Dianne Feinstein returns to the Capitol

              Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), 89, returned to the U.S. Capitol May 11 after a health-related absence that lasted more than two months.

              May 11, 2023

                Trump’s looming legal troubles

                Donald Trump faces multiple ongoing investigations

                May 10, 2023