Manuel Roig-Franzia

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Roger Ailes calls GOP front-runner’s tweets about anchor Megyn Kelly ‘a surprise and unprovoked attack.’

  • Aug 25, 2015

An influx of capital and newcomers triggers a seismic shift for a city that’s used to moving at its own pace.

  • Aug 24, 2015

New money and new residents trigger change in a fragile city that’s used to moving at its own pace.

  • Aug 22, 2015

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
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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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