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Robert Samuels

ReporterWashington, D.C.


As his campaign renews focus on the Liberty City project, “I’m reliving the sadness all over again,” the former principal says.

  • Nov 1, 2015

His cerebral manner has worked well for him so far, but can he soft-talk his way to the Republican nomination?

  • Oct 28, 2015

Advisers say that he needs to be more succinct and direct in his answers to policy questions.

  • Oct 28, 2015

Her staff said they loved working with the former Hewlett-Packard CEO. Until their checks didn’t come in.

  • Oct 4, 2015

Anti-Islamic sentiment has risen in the country, complicating the lives of Muslims.

  • Sep 22, 2015

More than 150 were detained as the country took a get-tough approach to the European refugee crisis, creating an immediate bottleneck and howls of protest.

  • Sep 15, 2015

Migrants trying to make their way to Western Europe are stalled after a new barricade blocks their way.

  • Sep 15, 2015

With razor wire and security forces, Hungary has effectively blocked the main refu­gee route.

  • Sep 14, 2015

“If we can’t get to Germany, I have no hope. The dream is off,” says on man stranded at Serbian border.

  • Sep 14, 2015

A coalition of social service agencies said the city is not doing enough to stance a predicted surge in homeless families. The city disagrees.

  • Dec 9, 2014
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Robert is a national political reporter for the Washington Post who focuses on the intersection of politics, policy and people. He previously told stories about life in the District of Columbia for the Post's social issues team.

Robert joined the Post in 2011 after spending nearly five years working at The Miami Herald. At the Herald, he covered politics, poverty, murder, mayhem and a manatee orgy. Robert occasionally writes essays on race for the Post and is the newsroom’s self-proclaimed figure skating guru. Robert grew up in the Bronx and is an alumnus of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern, where he was editor-in-chief of the school newspaper, The Daily Northwestern.

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