Al Kamen is a reporter on the national news staff of The Washington Post. He writes the "In the Loop" column four times a week.
He joined The Post in 1980 and has covered local and federal courts, the Supreme Court and the state department.
Kamen assisted Robert Woodward and Carl Bernstein in writing "The Final Days," and Robert Woodward and Scott Armstrong in writing "The Brethren."
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Kamen graduated from McKinley High School in Canton, Ohio. He received a B.A. from Harvard College in Boston.
His daughter drew the "In the Loop" logo at the top of the page.
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