Greg Sargent

Washington, D.C.

Opinion columnist covering national politics

Education: Hunter College, BA in English

Greg Sargent writes The Plum Line blog. He joined The Post in 2010, after stints at Talking Points Memo, New York Magazine and the New York Observer. He lives in Maryland with his wife, son and daughter.
Latest from Greg Sargent

Dramatic moments from deprogrammed right-wingers indict the whole GOP

Two Jan. 6 witnesses helped expose one of this saga's hidden horrors.

July 12, 2022

Shocking new Trump revelations may actually move a few GOP voters

Only a very tiny minority of GOP voters sees Trump as a threat to democracy.

July 12, 2022

An expert in political violence urgently warns: The worst is coming

The GOP flirtation with political violence could be a harbinger of democratic breakdown.

July 11, 2022

Biden’s new move on abortion hints at big red-vs.-blue battles ahead

As red states prepare to target women who cross state lines for abortions, the feds gear up.

July 8, 2022

McConnell’s bizarre threats show the danger of a GOP-controlled Congress

Republicans might sink a bill boosting competitiveness with China to block lower health-care costs.

July 7, 2022

Is Joe Manchin about to do the right thing?

Lowering prices for prescription drugs may still happen, and bring other benefits with it.

July 6, 2022

Why the Trumpist threat in 2024 just got more dangerous

If the Supreme Court embraces a radical legal theory, election subversion becomes more likely.

July 6, 2022

Gavin Newsom’s TV ad slamming DeSantis fills a void among Democrats

Biden, Pelosi and Schumer aren't satisfying the party base's emotional needs, so someone else has to try.

July 5, 2022

In Louisiana, a dark turn in the post-Roe wars signals danger ahead

Medical professionals sound the alarm about a new front in the abortion wars.

July 5, 2022

Liz Cheney’s harsh new attack on Trump is a plea for GOP sanity

Behind the Jan. 6 hearings lies an alarming forecast for our future.

July 1, 2022