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Paul Kane

Senior Congressional Correspondent, The Washington Post

Paul Kane has covered Congress since 2000, when he started at Roll Call with a beat focused on the Senate. He started with The Washington Post in 2007, covering the 2008 financial crisis and the Obama-GOP fiscal wars. He began writing a regular column, @PKCapitol, on Congress and its interactions with the Trump administration in 2017. He’s covered Washington’s response to the global pandemic, the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, two impeachments and now writes about the Biden administration’s legislative agenda on Capitol Hill. Kane grew up outside Philadelphia, attended the University of Delaware and wrote for several local papers before starting at a regional wire service in Washington, D.C., States News, in 1995. Go Eagles. Honors and Awards: Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting of Congress, 2005; part of the team that won the 2022 Pulitzer Prize Gold Medal for Public Service.

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