Matthew Cooper

Matthew Cooper is Executive Digital Editor at the Washington Monthly. He is also contributing editor of the magazine and a veteran reporter having covered politics and the White House for Time, The New Republic, Washingtonian, National Journal and many other publications.

Matthew can be reached at: mcooper@washingtonmonthly.com


Cancel the Inauguration

Biden will be safe. But we can’t have the typical Capitol-based celebration of the peaceful transfer of power. It hasn’t been peaceful and there’s a better way. Here’s how.

After Impeachment, What Next?

Scholars debate whether a trial of a former president is constitutional. And if it is, what would it do to the new Biden administration or Trump if he’s acquitted?