David E. Hoffman





David E. Hoffman

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Hoffman was born in Palo Alto, Calif., grew up in Delaware and attended the University of Delaware. He came to Washington in 1977 to work for the Capitol Hill News Service. As a member of the Washington bureau of the San Jose Mercury News, he covered Ronald Reagan's 1980 presidential campaign. In May 1982, he joined The Post to help cover the Reagan White House. He also covered the first two years of the George H.W. Bush presidency.

His White House coverage won three national journalism awards.

After reporting on the State Department, he became Jerusalem bureau chief for The Post in 1992. After studying the Russian language at Oxford University, he began six years in Moscow.

Hoffman is the author of "The Oligarchs: Wealth and Power in the New...more


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