Jul 05, 2017 / by Cision Media Research

This week we take a look at the top political reporters and correspondents at The Washington Post on Twitter, ranked by number of followers. Follower counts were pulled on July 5, 2017 and will change over time.

1. David Fahrenthold – Reporter – 431,521

2. David Weigel – National Political Correspondent – 323,144

3. Robert Costa – National Political Reporter – 249,341

4. Jonathan Capehart – Editorial Page Writer – 236,790

5. E.J. Dionne – Columnist – 144,153

6. Karen Tumulty – National Political Correspondent – 114,388

7. Ashley Parker – White House Reporter – 107,391

8. Dan Balz – Chief Correspondent – 88,497


9. Dana Milbank – Columnist – 70,330

10. Ed O’Keefe – Congressional Reporter – 56,050



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