Beth Reinhard

Washington, D.C.

Political investigations

Education: University of Pennsylvania, bachelor's degree in English; Columbia University, master's degree in journalism

Beth Reinhard has been a reporter at The Washington Post since 2017. She previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, National Journal, The Miami Herald and The Palm Beach Post. She was a member of the Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize, George Polk Award and Toner Prize in 2018. She also was a member of the Post team that won first place in investigative reporting from the Associated Press Sports Editors in 2020.
Latest from Beth Reinhard

Judge orders former Trump aide Bannon to pay lawyers nearly $500,000

A judge orders former Trump aide Steve Bannon to pay his former lawyers for past legal work, including assisting him in obtaining a pardon.

July 11, 2023

Gov. Ron DeSantis used secretive panel to flip state Supreme Court

Leonard Leo, the key architect of the U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority, led a secretive group that helped DeSantis reshape the state Supreme Court.

June 20, 2023

CPAC treasurer accuses chief Matt Schlapp of financial, personnel mismanagement

Schlapp, an influential ally of former president Donald Trump, was accused this week of mismanaging money and staff in a scathing resignation letter.

May 25, 2023

How Gov. Ron DeSantis deploys state police to enforce political agenda

DeSantis has increasingly deployed the FDLE in support of his political agenda, according to more than a dozen current and former administrators and agents.

May 5, 2023

Florida’s conservative chief justice once affirmed abortion protections

In a little-noted legal article in 2004, Carlos Muñiz, then a private attorney and now chief justice, affirmed that abortion rights are protected by the Florida Constitution's privacy clause.

April 27, 2023

Man claiming sexual misconduct by CPAC leader accused of sexual battery

The Republican campaign aide who has leveled sexual misconduct allegations against accused Matt Schlapp, CPAC's leader, is himself facing a claim of sexual battery.

March 10, 2023

GOP operative comes forward as accuser in sexual misconduct claim against CPAC head

Carlton Huffman, 39, a longtime aide to Republican campaigns, came forward as the previously anonymous accuser in a sexual misconduct claim against Matt Schlapp.

March 8, 2023

As CPAC’s head faces sexual assault claim, other leadership concerns emerge

Dozens of current and former employees and board members describe a wide range of complaints about CPAC head Matt Schlapp and the culture under his leadership.

February 28, 2023

DeSantis wanted to ban guns at event, but not to be blamed, emails show

Tampa officials received a request to ban guns at Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis's election night party, a city official said in emails.

February 10, 2023

Publix heiress was willing to spend $3 million on Jan. 6 rally, documents show

Groups controlled by Charlie Kirk received $1.25 million for buses bringing people to Washington and rally promotion.

December 22, 2022