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.