Michael Kranish
 

A “superb narrative of [Jefferson’s] turbulent wartime years.” - The Wall Street Journal

“A narrative that’s absorbing and fair-minded.” -    The New York Times

“A fascinating portrait..energetically fleshes out” Kerry - The New York Times


Michael Kranish is an investigative political reporter at The Washington Post

Co-author of Trump Revealed, a Post biography of Donald Trump

Author of  Flight from Monticello: Thomas Jefferson at War

Co-author of biographies of Mitt Romney and John F. Kerry






Inside the government’s racial bias case against Donald Trump’s company


The place where John Kasich’s dream of the priesthood changed to politics


Trump Mortgage failed. Here’s what that says about the GOP front-runner


Trump’s courtship of black voters hampered by decades of race controversies




                      
 

                                                            Divided Nation series, 2015

            

               Winner of Society of Professional Journalists award for Washington Correspondence

              Winner of Society of American Business Editors and Writers award for Feature Category


“A look at nation’s vast wealth gap, from trailer park to Aspen’s largest mansion”

“Feast for investors: As US companies spend billions buying back stock, employees and economy may pay the price”

“Richmond divided over Confederate history”

“Old battle lines drawn in Kansas: In state where `separate but equal’ died, governor’s bet on supply-side economics imperils school gains”

“A city’s immovable roadblock”

“Rise of activist investing felt at century-0ld firm"

“Billionaire Texas brothers show clout of super PACs”

“Amid ouster cries, immigrants aid economic rebound in Iowa”

“In Northwest, corporate tax breaks compete with promise to educate children”

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From the Globe’s presidential campaign coverage:

Jeb Bush shaped by troubled Phillips Academy years”

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The 19-part series about the “Broken City” of Washington, produced by the Boston Globe’s Washington Bureau throughout 2013, is now available as an ebook.

The series has been given a Dirksen award for congressional coverage by the National Press Foundation.


Broken City series:

“The story of Washington gridlock as seen through the eyes of Bob Dole: A disability treaty with broad support seemed like a sure thing to the ex-Senate stalwart. But his own party had other ideas”

“An inside look at Washington’s industry of distortion, where unnamed corporations pay richly to bend the debate their way” (Selected for Best Business Writing of 2014).

“Ideas abound for breaking logjam, but D.C. isn’t listening”

“UK’s parliamentary system offers clues for escaping gridlock

“The role of partisan media in the `broken city’ of Washington”

 

Trump Revealed:

An American Journey of Ambition, Ego, Money, and Power


A Washington Post biography


A broad, comprehensive examination of the life of the presumptive Republican nominee for president. Written by Post reporters Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher in collaboration with more than two dozen Post writers, researchers and editors, is scheduled to be published by Scribner on August 23.