Ashley Parker

Washington, D.C.

White House Bureau Chief

Education: University of Pennsylvania, BA in English; Communications

Ashley Parker is the White House Bureau Chief for The Washington Post. She covered all four years of the Trump presidency, as well as his 2016 campaign. She was part of The Post team that won a Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 2018, for their coverage of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. In 2019, Parker served as one of the moderators for the Democratic presidential primary debate in Atlanta, hosted by The Post and MSNBC. She joined The Post in 2017, after 11 years at the New York Times, where she covered the 2012 and 2016 presidential campaigns and Congress, am
Latest from Ashley Parker

Mexico’s president meets Biden amid tension over migration, fentanyl

A month after boycotting Biden’s Western Hemisphere summit, Andrés Manuel López Obrador goes to the White House for a make-up meeting.

July 12, 2022

Jill Biden causes minor flap by comparing Latino diversity to tacos

Jill Biden said the Latino community is "as unique as the breakfast tacos here in San Antonio." After Latino groups complained, she quickly apologized.

July 12, 2022

Two long weeks: Inside Biden’s struggle to respond to abortion ruling

Many Democrats were dismayed by the slow White House response to the court decision.

July 9, 2022

As some Democrats grow impatient with Biden, alternative voices emerge

Many Democrats are frustrated at Biden's caution at what they see as a moment of crisis. Now figures like Newsom and Pritzker are showcasing a tougher approach.

July 5, 2022

Biden calls for suspending filibuster rules to guarantee abortion rights

The president stakes out his strongest position so far on reproductive rights, but chances of a change in the Senate remain slim.

June 30, 2022

U.S. to increase military presence in Europe

President Biden will meet with Turkish President Erdogan after Turkey agreed to stop blocking the NATO bids of Sweden and Finland.

June 30, 2022

Biden and NATO send Russia a defiant message

NATO countries, welcoming Finland and Sweden and announcing a surge of forces, hope to signal to Moscow that their commitment to Ukraine is not waning.

June 29, 2022

Biden, Macron, Scholz, Johnson: Allies abroad, struggling at home

The four leaders seeking to forge a powerful alliance against Russia--Biden, Macron, Scholz and Johnson--each face serious political weaknesses at home.

June 28, 2022

Russian strike hits crowded mall, Zelensky says, amid push for aid at G-7

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky requested modern antiaircraft systems and more powerful arms to launch counterattacks.

June 27, 2022

Biden and other leaders cast about for ways to help Ukraine at summit

President Volodymyr Zelensky pleaded for more help from the Group of Seven leaders.

June 27, 2022