Michael Fletcher

National Economics Correspondent for The Washington Post


Michael A. Fletcher is a national economics correspondent for The Washington Post, writing about unemployment, state and municipal debt and the evolving job market. Previously, he was a White House correspondent, covering both the Obama and Bush administrations. He also has written about education and race relations. Fletcher is co-author of Supreme Discomfort: The Divided Soul of Clarence Thomas, a critically acclaimed biography published by Doubleday in April 2007. Fletcher was born and raised in New York City where he attended public schools. He is a graduate of Boston University.