Steven Ginsberg

Washington, D.C.

National Editor overseeing coverage of national security, politics, health care, environment, science and America

Education: University of Virginia, BA

Steven Ginsberg has been the National Editor at The Washington Post since 2017. Since joining The Post in 1994, he has been a copy aide, news aide, Business reporter, Metro reporter, Local Politics Editor, Senior Politics Editor and National Editor. He has been an editor on five Pulitzer Prizes, including two in 2018.
Latest from Steven Ginsberg

‘I’ve never been there before’: What Trump said about golf and his fear of losing

During an interview with two Washington Post journalists five years ago, then-candidate Donald Trump was asked to contemplate what it would feel like to suffer defeat.

November 7, 2020

With Chesapeake Bay waters rising, Tangier Island’s future is sinking

Earl Swift charts the history of tiny Tangier and its uncertain outlook.

August 10, 2018

The night Clinton said what she never expected to say: ‘Congratulations, Donald’

Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes chart her losing campaign in detail to its bitter end.

April 17, 2017

He said, she said. Second presidential debate

The 2016 campaign has been filled with questionable statements and attacks of every nature. For the second presidential debate, we’re scrutinizing what both candidates said. We will continue to update these lists as necessary.

October 10, 2016

Ben Carson on the brink: ‘A process like this is pretty brutal’

In an interview at his home, Carson vents about his staff, Donald Trump and what it’s like to run for president.

December 28, 2015

‘I. Will. Never. Leave. This. Race.’

Over breakfast, Donald Trump opens up about his plans, what he’s afraid of and whether he’s really a nice guy.

December 9, 2015

Book review: ‘The Last Line of Defense: The New Fight for American Liberty’ by Ken Cuccinelli

In “The Last Line of Defense,” Ken Cuccinelli describes what he sees as the criminal overreach of Obama.

March 15, 2013