Dana Milbank Political reporter, Washington Post; Author, 'Tears of a Clown'

Dana Milbank writes about political theater in the nation's capital. He joined The Washington Post as a political reporter in 2000, after two years as a senior editor of The New Republic and eight years with the Wall Street Journal. He is also the author of three political books: Tears of a Clown (Doubleday, 2010), Homo Politicus (Doubleday, 2008) and Smashmouth (Basic Books, 2001). He lives in Washington with his wife and daughter.