Manuel Roig-Franzia

ReporterWashington, D.C.


The deposition sketched the outlines of a network of people enabling his extramarital “rendezvous.”

  • Jul 22, 2015

A case would be difficult to bring, because you’d need independent proof of a crime, the lawyer said.

  • Jul 19, 2015

Unsealed records from a 2005 case show that the comedian admitted he obtained sedatives to give to women with whom he wanted to have sex.

  • Jul 7, 2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is the most emotional GOP candidate in the race. But will the show get old?

  • Jul 1, 2015

Follow along with coverage of the red carpet, pre-parties, speeches and the after-parties for one of the stranger events of our time.

  • Apr 26, 2015

The Republican senator from Florida made his formal announcement at Freedom Tower in Miami, a significant site for Cuban Americans such as his family.

  • Apr 13, 2015

The Florida senator quotes rap lyrics (which ones?), is a huge football fan (which team?) and has an inconvenient friend (who is he?).

  • Apr 13, 2015

Newsroom colleagues noticed the anchor’s willingness to take stories to their limit — and beyond.

  • Feb 14, 2015

Executives opted to suspend anchor with no guarantee of return.

  • Feb 11, 2015

The president chose a Republican stronghold to talk about his education and middle-class intentions.

  • Jan 21, 2015
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Manuel Roig-Franzia is a writer in The Washington Post’s Style section. His long-form articles span a broad range of subjects, including politics, power and the culture of Washington, as well as profiling major political figures and authors.

Roig-Franzia has also served as bureau chief in Miami for the Post's National staff and in Mexico City for the Foreign staff. He’s covered U.S. and international presidential campaigns, the January 2010 Haiti earthquake and more than a dozen major hurricanes, including Katrina.

Roig-Franzia was born in Spain, and came to The Post from The New Orleans Times-Picayune, where he wrote about the colorful, four-time governor, Edwin Edwards, and learned how to make a mean gumbo.
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