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Robert Samuels

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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The Utah delegation had to make the largest leap of all.

  • Jul 22, 2016

She was uneasy about the GOP nominee, but is “toeing the Trump line” out of loyalty to GOP.

  • Jul 19, 2016

Donald Trump once wished for a ‘proper president’ who could save the country. Eventually, he decided he was the perfect person for the job.

  • Jul 14, 2016

  • Jul 13, 2016

The real estate mogul once wished for a ‘proper president’ who could save the country. Eventually, he decided he was the perfect person for the job.

  • Jul 13, 2016

Activists mobilized by Alton Sterling’s death take leading role as the city mourns.

  • Jul 11, 2016

Activists worry the city could be the next Ferguson — one with a predominantly white police force ill-equipped or unwilling to respond to the grievances of black Americans.

  • Jul 10, 2016

News of McKesson’s arrest in Baton Rouge, which occurred late Saturday night, quickly spread on Twitter sparking a #FreeDeray hashtag. Earlier in the day, Black Panthers had confronted La. state troopers. In St. Paul, Minn., protesters blocked a highway causing a swift response from police.

  • Jul 10, 2016

After the shooting, residents are again in shock, praying and vowing to heal.

  • Jul 9, 2016

Three years after the social-media phenomenon began, it faces its greatest challenge.

  • Jul 9, 2016
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About
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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