September 27, 2013 A political journalist tells congressional Republicans to pull the trigger on a government shutdown and debt default... Speaker Boehner's attempt to placate his House GOP caucus' hardliners fails ... Someone goes cute and furry to sell Obamacare.
August 6, 2013 Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon.com, is just the latest tech mogul to plant a flag on the banks of the Potomac River.
August 6, 2013 The purchase of The Washington Post by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos has renewed speculation that the Times might also soon go on the auction block. Could New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg be a potential buyer?
August 5, 2013 Bezos will pay $250 million in cash for the venerable journalism institution.
February 28, 2013 The veteran Washington Post reporter says a White House aide threatened him over a story about President Obama's role in sequestration.
November 13, 2012 Marcus Brauchli has been the Post's top editor since 2008. He'll stay with the company, focusing on new media opportunities. Martin Baron leaves Boston to join the Post on Jan. 2.
June 27, 2012 Mitt Romney's campaign got no satisfaction from The Washington Post. The newspaper refused to retract a piece that tied the Republican presidential candidate to the outsourcing of U.S. jobs overseas when he ran Bain Capital.
April 2, 2012 The GSA conference with the clown, comedian and mind reader is the kind of embarrassing story any administration wants to avoid on its watch, especially at a time of fiscal austerity when federal workers are coming under attack from some conservatives and a general election looms for a president seeking a second term.
February 8, 2012 Not all the reaction to Washington Post investigation of earmarks for projects near lawmakers' homes has been the predictable outrage at members of Congress for misusing their offices to enrich themselves by funding construction of roads etc that could boost their property values. Some readers actually thought the Post series to be a case of unjustified guilt by geolocation.
October 19, 2011 President Obama is either raising money from the financial sector like a man with many friends and supporters in that field despite his attempts to regulate it. Or, he is losing the money race to Mitt Romney, that veteran of the private-equity world, because of his administration's efforts to clamp down on Wall Street with new regulations.
October 11, 2011 Unlike the previous half-dozen debates, this one took place around a table. And by sitting everyone down, the sponsors managed to elevate the discussion.
July 26, 2011 It would have been interesting to see who the 25 percent of lawmakers were who didn't vote for any of the policies the Post focused on. Even Rep. Ron Paul, the Texas Republican presidential candidate didn't make the cut; he voted for the Bush tax cuts.
July 21, 2011 Grover Norquist, Washington's most feared anti-tax advocate, backtracked from remarks he made to the Washington Post editorial board in which he suggested that a lawmaker who voted to allow the Bush-era tax cuts to expire wouldn't be guilty of violating the anti-tax pledge he has gotten so many to sign.
June 30, 2011 The Washington Post's Peter Perl kept Jose Antonio Vargas' secret. He was concerned about the "real damage" that revealing it might do to the reporter.
June 23, 2011 Some editors did not think Jose Antonio Vargas was giving them the full story, the newspaper reports. His account ended up running in The New York Times Magazine.