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The Washington Post
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Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Nash Holdings
Founder(s) Stilson Hutchins
Publisher Fred Ryan
Founded December 6, 1877; 142 years ago (1877-12-06)
Language English
Headquarters
Country United States
Circulation 356,768 (Daily, 2015)
838,014 (Sunday, 2013)
1,000,000 (Digital, 2018)
ISSN 0190-8286
OCLC number 2269358

The Washington Post is an American daily newspaper. It is Washington, D.C.'s largest newspaper. It is also its oldest and was founded in 1877. It focuses on national politics. D.C., Maryland, and Virginia editions are printed to be sold daily. Amazon's creator Jeff Bezos bought the newspaper company in 2013.


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