Kara Voght

Washington, D.C.

Politics, Culture

Education: Vassar College, Bachelor of Arts in American Studies; Northwestern University, Master of Science in Journalism

Kara Voght is a politics reporter for the Style section at The Washington Post, writing features and profiles that capture the political moment. She previously covered politics for Rolling Stone and Mother Jones. Her work has also appeared in the Atlantic and the New Republic. She grew up in Eastern Connecticut and lives in Washington.
Latest from Kara Voght

The campaign of Chris Christie’s dreams

Who needs to wake up to the political realities of 2024 — Trump loyalists, or the anti-Trump candidate?

July 12, 2023

Inside a conservative confab for young women, where feminism is a lie

For the modern MAGA woman, happiness might mean being a “trad wife,” fearing trans women and buying anti-woke tampons.

June 15, 2023

Angel Reese helps Jill Biden out of foul trouble

The LSU star presented Biden with a jersey as the champion Lady Tigers visited the White House, several weeks after a faux pas by the first lady created tension

May 26, 2023

A daring, dazed trip into the ‘hostage’ situation on Capitol Hill

A daring, dazed trip into the "hostage" situation on Capitol Hill.

May 25, 2023

Is Bernie Sanders happy?

He didn’t get to be president, but the senator from Vermont is spending his twilight years doing what he loves: Publicly grilling CEOs

May 18, 2023

Luke Russert’s Washington fairy tale is still missing an ending

He was anointed a prince of the D.C. press after his legendary father died. Then he left town to figure out what he really wanted.

May 4, 2023

A look under the hoodie: Inside Sen. John Fetterman’s first week back

The Pennsylvania Democrat returned to the Hill after being hospitalized for weeks for depression. First big decision: Suit or hooded sweatshirt?

April 23, 2023

Joe Tacopina is pretty sure he can get Trump out of this

He’s a flashy New York lawyer with a track record of getting famous clients out of tough jams. Now he wants to do the same for Donald Trump.

April 19, 2023