Matt Bai, a Washington Post contributing columnist, is a journalist, author and screenwriter. He spent more than a decade at the New York Times, where he was the chief political writer for the Sunday magazine and a columnist for the newspaper, and five years as the national political columnist for Yahoo News. His last book, "All The Truth Is Out: The Week Politics Went Tabloid," was named one of 2014’s best books by Amazon.com and NPR. He also co-wrote the screenplay for the feature film based on the book, “The Front Runner,” starring Hugh Jackman, which debuted nationally in 2018. Bai lives with his family in Bethesda, Md.