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

Trump co-defendant reaches bond agreement after weekend in jail

Harrison William Prescott Floyd, who faces allegations that he harassed an Atlanta-area election worker in the weeks following the 2020 presidential election, posted bond of $100,000 Tuesday.

August 29, 2023

Mark Meadows, former Trump chief of staff, testifies in Georgia

Mark Meadows is the first Trump associate to testify in open court about actions the former president took after the 2020 election, providing a preview of what could come in the months ahead.

August 28, 2023

Trump and his co-defendants in Georgia have surrendered. Now what?

Shortly before noon, the final co-defendant surrendered: Stephen Cliffgard Lee, who faces five counts for his role in an alleged criminal conspiracy to steal the 2020 presidential election in Georgia.

August 25, 2023

Trump surrenders at Fulton County Jail for his first mug shot

Trump’s early-evening trip to the Fulton County Jail came 10 days after the former president was charged in his fourth criminal indictment since March.

August 24, 2023

Trump surrenders in Georgia, mug shot released

The former president headed back to his club in Bedminster, N.J., after a brief stay in Atlanta. He told reporters he had done nothing wrong.

August 24, 2023

Trump’s Georgia co-defendants, their charges and mug shots

All defendants have until noon on Friday to surrender for processing, which includes fingerprinting and a mug shot.

August 24, 2023

‘I’m the same Rudy’: Former NYC mayor surrenders defiantly in Georgia

Rudy Giuliani turned himself into authorities in Atlanta displaying the same bravado and confidence that first elevated him to stardom.

August 23, 2023

Trump Georgia indictment latest news: Rudy Giuliani surrenders in Fulton County

Law enforcement officials are continuing to prepare for former president Donald Trump to travel to Atlanta on Thursday and surrender at the Fulton County Jail.

August 23, 2023

Surrenders and threats of arrest ahead of Trump’s booking in Georgia

Two of the former president’s co-defendants turned themselves in Tuesday, while two others appealed to a federal judge for permission not to show up at all.

August 22, 2023

Judge approves $200,000 bond for Trump in Georgia election case

The bond agreement sets strict rules for Trump’s release, including barring him from intimidating witnesses or codefendants.

August 21, 2023