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Posted at 2:06 PM ET, 06/ 1/2009

About the Bloggers -- Ben Pershing

By Christopher Dean Hopkins

Ben Pershing

Ben Pershing covers the D.C., Maryland and Virginia congressional delegations for The Post, which he joined in January 2008 as a congressional blogger after a decade at the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call. He was a reporter there for several years -- covering House and Senate leadership and committees, Congressional campaigns, the Capitol Police department and more -- before eventually becoming Deputy Editor.

A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and a Los Angeles native, he remains loyal to the Dodgers and Lakers but recently went through a messy divorce from the Raiders. He lives in Washington, DC.

By Christopher Dean Hopkins  | June 1, 2009; 2:06 PM ET
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