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A.B. Stoddard

A.B. Stoddard is an associate editor and columnist at RealClearPolitics. She has covered the U.S. Congress since 1994, for States News Service, The Hill newspaper, and as Senate producer for ABC News. She returned to The Hill in 2006 as commentator and columnist, where her column won first place from the Society of Professional Journalists, Washington chapter, in 2010 and 2011. Stoddard appears regularly on FOX’s “Special Report With Bret Baier,” as well as other shows on FOX News Channel, FOX Business Network, and CNN. Stoddard began her career as a reporter in northern Virginia at the Potomac News.


Articles by A.B. Stoddard

October 5, 2020 5:30 am

The Transformation of Mike Pompeo

From his schmoozefests to his scandals, it’s clear the secretary of state wants to get out in front of the 2024 field.
A.B. Stoddard
September 3, 2020 5:30 am

It’s Still All About Russia—and It’s Outrageous

At every turn Trump has not only helped Putin but thwarted the examination of Russia’s attack on the 2016 election.
A.B. Stoddard
July 28, 2020 5:30 am

Trump Torched the GOP. A Business Leader Could Rebuild It.

The senators and governors who covered for his arson can’t be trusted with the party’s future.
A.B. Stoddard
April 22, 2020 5:10 am

How Trump’s COVID-19 Failure Betrayed Our Military and Veterans

President Trump’s coronavirus fantasies didn’t just mislead the American people—they hamstrung the military and prevented the VA system from being able to prepare for the pandemic.
A.B. Stoddard
April 3, 2020 5:22 am

The Cult Comes for Dr. Fauci

Death threats, #FauciFraud, and the Deep State—Trump's bitter-enders have a new object of hatred.
A.B. Stoddard
March 27, 2020 1:00 pm

An Open Letter to George W. Bush and Barack Obama

America needs your leadership now—more than ever.
A.B. Stoddard
February 5, 2020 1:11 am

The State of Our Union Is a Reality Show

Surprise guests! Medals! And more! Season four of The Trump Show begins . . . tonight.
A.B. Stoddard
December 16, 2019 5:20 am

Why Is Mitch McConnell Afraid of This Man?

Senate Republicans—such as Lindsey Graham, who just bragged he is “not trying to pretend to be a fair juror”—are intent…
A.B. Stoddard
December 2, 2019 5:44 am

The Twelve Senate Republicans Who Might Vote to Remove Trump from Office

It’s vitally important to the future of the Republic that a Senate trial not result in a straight party-line vote.
A.B. Stoddard
October 2, 2019 5:13 am

It’s Time for Biden to Take Control of the Narrative

Unfortunately for former Vice President Joe Biden, making a “demand” that television bookers stop inviting Rudy Giuliani to lie on…
A.B. Stoddard