Roxanne Roberts

Washington, D.C.

Feature reporter
Roxanne Roberts is a reporter covering Washington's social, political and philanthropic power brokers. She has been at The Washington Post since 1988, working for the Style section as a feature writer and columnist.
Latest from Roxanne Roberts

Smithsonian’s Asian art museum celebrates 100 years and looks to the future

After rebranding and surviving the Sackler controversy, the National Museum of Asian Art faces forward, not back.

May 12, 2023

The golden age of the White House correspondents’ dinner (yes, there was one)

The White House correspondents' gala had a good run of giddy, glamorous years — exactly 24 years, in fact. Let us explain.

April 28, 2023

Watch the president of South Korea sing ‘American Pie’ for Biden

South Korean president Yoon Suk Yeol grabbed a mic and sang the Don McLean classic "American Pie" to an astonished audience at the White House state dinner.

April 27, 2023

At the state dinner for South Korea, two nations toast an anniversary

Irish sentiments, warmed-over warnings to North Korea and a little Angelina Jolie at Wednesday’s White House gathering for a “deep friendship”

April 26, 2023

Why would you make a hotel less trendy? Behold, the Hotel Washington.

In an era of authenticity, the Hotel Washington is ditching the W brand and returning to its roots.

April 22, 2023

What made George Santos lie so much? Experts weigh in on his deception.

We asked lie experts to weigh in on George Santos and compare him with convicted fabulists such as Bernie Madoff and Elizabeth Holmes.

February 2, 2023

This congressman carried his baby around the Capitol all week

Jimmy Gomez’s son and other lawmakers’ kids were welcome distractions on the House floor as they waited for a speaker to be elected

January 6, 2023

Judy Woodruff on how her son with disabilities changed her view of health care

Judy Woodruff is stepping down as anchor of “PBS NewsHour” but still plans to report from around the country, with some stories about people with disabilities.

December 29, 2022

At state dinner, Biden and Macron stand ‘shoulder to shoulder’

The French and U.S. presidents clinked crystal to cap a two-day whirl of bonhomie, spiced with slight disagreement.

December 1, 2022

What’s a state dinner, again? Macron is back for the first one post-covid.

The Bidens will welcome France's Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte, for a state dinner Thursday. Here's everything you need to know about this White House ritual.

December 1, 2022