Lois Romano is an American journalist who served as a national political correspondent for the Washington Post for 29 years. She has covered eight presidential races, served as a columnist, and was a regional correspondent based in Tulsa. On April 5, 2011, she announced that she would be leaving the Washington Post for The Daily Beast.
Romano started her Post career in the paper’s Style section, writing in-depth profiles on personalities like Jesse Jackson and Gary Hart. In 2004, she traveled with and covered Sen. John Kerry during his presidential campaign. In 2000, she wrote a seven-part biographical series on George W. Bush.