About

Capital Zoo is a blog about the strange animal kingdom that is Washington, DC, providing observation, analysis and insight into federal policymaking, politics and advocacy. It is non-partisan, but not necessarily objective.

About the Author

Andrew Goldberg has more than twenty-five years of public policy, political and media experience in and around Washington (plus a stint in London). He is a former Hill staffer and association guy who has successfully built and executed campaigns to enact federal policy on taxes, energy, transportation, education and more.

He served as the Democrats’ primary UK spokesman during the Lewinsky scandal, wrote speeches for members of Congress, and once took a 24-hour train ride above the Arctic Circle to see the midnight sun.

He lives in Maryland with his wife, two children, dog and assorted fish. He has never watched Game of Thrones.