Meagan Flynn

Washington, D.C.

Education: Drake University, BAJMC in magazine journalism; BA in writing

Meagan Flynn covers D.C. government and politics on The Post's Metro team. She joined The Post in 2018 as a nocturnal Morning Mix reporter before covering Virginia and Maryland in Congress and on the campaign trail. She started her career in Houston, at the Houston Press and briefly the Chronicle, where she wrote about criminal justice and public policy.
Latest from Meagan Flynn

Jamie Raskin beat cancer twice. Now he turns to his political future.

Over the past two years, the Democrat from Maryland has both mourned his son and confronted his own mortality, while serving in some of the most demanding leadership positions in Congress.

June 3, 2023

D.C. election laws are GOP’s next target in Congress

The joint hearing of the House Oversight and Administration committees will examine the American Confidence in Elections Act, which would overwrite D.C.'s election laws.

June 2, 2023

Biden vetoes GOP measure to block D.C.’s policing bill

Biden followed through on his threat to veto a congressional measure seeking to block D.C.'s policing bill.

May 25, 2023

D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser launches action plan to revitalize downtown

City leaders are seeking to reverse declining tax revenue from office properties downtown that have become increasingly vacant.

May 24, 2023

D.C. ranked-choice voting initiative could be headed to the ballot

The ballot initiative launched this week aims to open up primaries to independent voters and bring ranked-choice voting to the city.

May 18, 2023

Congress votes to block D.C.’s policing bill, despite Biden veto threat

It was a busy Tuesday for D.C. government on Capitol Hill, with a hearing before the House Oversight Committee, then a vote in the Senate on the District's policing bill.

May 16, 2023

Legal challenge filed against D.C.’s noncitizen voting law

The suit seeks to prevent the D.C. Board of Elections from implementing the D.C. Noncitizen Voting Act, passed by the D.C. Council in October.

May 13, 2023

Senate GOP expected to force vote on measure to block D.C. policing bill

The vote may happen next week, even though the congressional review period for the law has expired.

May 12, 2023

From a Google search to a boxing gym: Jennifer Wexton’s Parkinson’s journey

Wexton is on a mission to raise awareness about the progressive neurological movement disorder after her own diagnosis.

May 12, 2023

Alsobrooks flexes on-the-ground support day after Senate campaign launch

Alsobrooks rolled out endorsements and supporters to kick off her bid to replace Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.), who will retire at the end of his term.

May 10, 2023