Rosalind S. Helderman

Washington, D.C.

Reporter focusing on political enterprise stories and investigations

Education: Harvard University, BA in history

Rosalind Helderman is a political enterprise and investigations reporter for The Washington Post. She joined The Post in 2001.
Latest from Rosalind S. Helderman

Trump and the Mar-a-Lago documents: A timeline

A look at key moments in the criminal investigation into the top-secret and other documents Trump kept at Mar-a-Lago.

May 3, 2023

Fox was resigned to a tough trial. Then, a secret mediator stepped in.

A settlement in the Dominion-Fox case seemed unlikely -- until it wasn't

April 24, 2023

Dominion v. Fox trial delayed for settlement talks, people familiar with the matter say

The much-anticipated trial was delayed to allow both parties to hold conversations about the possibility of a settlement, according to two sources with knowledge of the situation.

April 17, 2023

Special counsel focuses on Trump fundraising off false election claims

A new batch of subpoenas seeks to compare public claims of voter fraud after the 2020 election with private texts and emails.

April 12, 2023

Trump’s criminal case in New York may collide with the 2024 campaign

What's next in the New York criminal case against Donald Trump, and how long will it take to play out?

April 5, 2023

Trump charged with narrow violations — in pursuit of broad scheme to undermine 2016 vote

What the historic indictment of former president Donald Trump says about the crimes he is charged with.

April 4, 2023

Trump in New York to face criminal charges after hush-money probe

Donald Trump travels to New York to turn himself in and face criminal charges brought by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg.

April 3, 2023

Trump adds new lawyer to team handling Manhattan DA’s criminal indictment

Todd Blanche gave up a partnership at New York's oldest law firm to join Donald Trump's sprawling and sometimes warring legal team.

April 3, 2023

In Trump case, experts see echoes of failed case against Sen. John Edwards

How the Trump indictment may — or may not — echo the failed hush-money prosecution of former Sen. John Edwards (D-N.C.).

April 2, 2023

The porn star, the checks and the president: Trump’s tawdry path to peril

The first indictment of a former president may result from an episode with a long, rippling tail of criminal consequence.

March 21, 2023