Holly Bailey


National correspondent

Education: University of Oklahoma

Holly Bailey is a national correspondent for The Washington Post based in Atlanta and covering the South. She was previously based in Minneapolis, where she covered the killing of George Floyd and the subsequent state and federal trials of the police officers charged in this death. She joined The Post in March 2019 as a national political reporter covering the 2020 presidential campaign. Before joining The Post, she was a national correspondent at Yahoo News, where she covered major news events including the Boston Marathon bombing and trial, the mass shootings in Las Vegas and Sutherland Spr
Latest from Holly Bailey

Allegations against Georgia prosecutors likely damaged case against Trump

For nearly two weeks the Fulton County district attorney prosecuting Trump and his allies has not responded to misconduct allegations. Damage has already been done to the case.

January 21, 2024

Ga. prosecutor in Trump case paid for flights with Fani Willis, filing shows

Bank statements filed in a divorce case may corroborate accusations leveled against Georgia prosecutors by one of Trump’s co-defendants in the election interference case.

January 19, 2024

Judge in Trump Georgia case orders hearing on Fani Willis misconduct claims

The order appears to force Fulton County District Attorney Fani T. Willis to respond to accusations of misconduct in writing and televised court proceedings.

January 18, 2024

Nathan Wade, embattled prosecutor in Georgia Trump case, has little prosecution experience

The accusations against Fulton County District Attorney Fani T. Willis and Nathan Wade, the special prosecutor she hired, have threaten to upend the case against Trump and his allies.

January 14, 2024

Fani Willis, Trump Georgia case prosecutor, ends silence on misconduct accusations

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis didn’t directly address the most salacious allegations but suggested racism is at the heart of the claims.

January 14, 2024

Georgia prosecutors remain silent days after explosive allegations

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis has not responded to claims by a Trump co-defendant that she has had a romantic relationship with one of the case’s prosecutors

January 12, 2024

Fani Willis accused of misconduct by Trump co-defendant in Georgia case

A lawyer for Mike Roman claims that District Attorney Fani Willis has had an inappropriate relationship with a leading member of her team, and seeks to disqualify them.

January 9, 2024

Trump claims immunity from prosecution in Georgia election case

The arguments largely echo immunity claims made by Trump’s defense team in the separate federal election interference case against him.

January 8, 2024

Meadows’s bid to move Georgia election case to federal court rejected

The judges ruled that “the events giving rise to this criminal action were not related to Meadows’s official duties.”

December 18, 2023

Rudy Giuliani ordered to pay $148M to Georgia poll workers

Georgia election workers Ruby Freeman and Wandrea ArShaye “Shaye” Moss sued Rudy Giuliani, asserting his baseless claims about a stolen 2020 election destroyed their reputations.

December 15, 2023