Los Angeles Times

David Lauter

Writer

David Lauter is the Los Angeles Times’ Washington bureau chief. He began writing news in Washington in 1981 and since then has covered Congress, the Supreme Court, the White House under Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton and four U.S. presidential campaigns. He lived in Los Angeles from 1995 to 2011, where he was The Times’ deputy Foreign editor, deputy Metro editor and then assistant managing editor responsible for California coverage.

Recent Articles

  • Trump gains ground against Clinton, tracking poll finds

    Trump gains ground against Clinton, tracking poll finds

    Campaign 2016 updates: Donald Trump is 'wrestling' with his pledge to deport an estimated 11 million people Aug. 21, 2016, 3:17 p.m. Donald Trump's campaign tries to make peace with the Republican National Committee:Trump gains ground against Hillary Clinton, a tracking poll showsHas Trump started...

  • Trump gains ground against Clinton, tracking poll finds

    Campaign 2016: How Donald Trump's obsession with the media helped him select a new team Aug. 20, 2016, 8:20 p.m. Donald Trump's media obsession led him to hire the head of a far-right news site to run his campaignTrump sat down with members of his newly formed National Hispanic Advisory CouncilThe...

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