Washington Post reporter Robert Costa





Tuesday, October 5




Please join the Institute of Politics as we welcome in person Robert Costa, national political reporter with the Washington Post and co-author of the new book, Peril. During his inaugural address coming a fortnight after the storming of the Capitol on January 6, President Biden described there is “much to do in this winter of peril.” Costa and Woodward bring readers up close for the tension and drama of the transition in presidencies from Donald Trump to Joe Biden.


A native of Bucks County in Pennsylvania, Robert Costa is a national political reporter at The Washington Post, where he has worked since 2014. He was moderator and managing editor of Washington Week on PBS and has worked as a political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC. A former IOP Pritzker Fellow, Costa earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and a master’s degree from the University of Cambridge.


Copies of Peril will be for sale and lunch will be provided.


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