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Why One Gun-Control Measure Is in the Spending Bill and Another Isn’t

One item tucked inside the package is a gun-control measure championed by Sen. John Cornyn. But another measure, by Sens. Joe Manchin and Pat Toomey is not expected to be folded in. Here's why:

What the Results of the Illinois Primaries Show

Results of the Illinois primaries, and more in the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter

Republican Sentiment on Mueller Hits New Low, WSJ/NBC Poll Finds

Republicans' sentiment toward special counsel Robert Mueller hits a new low, and more in the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter.

Trump Cleans House; Who Could Be Next?

Today we're following fallout from President Trump's removal of Rex Tillerson as secretary of state and the results of the close special election for a House seat in Pennsylvania. Here's more news and analysis from the WSJ's Washington bureau.

Trump Gets Boost From Independents in WSJ/NBC News Poll

A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll has found that President Donald Trump is seeing increased favorability among voters, though he remains unpopular.

Mueller Subpoenas Trump Organization | Trump Plans to Oust McMaster | Russia Set to Retaliate Against U.S.

Today we're following fallout from the news that special counsel Robert Mueller has subpoenaed the Trump Organization for documents. Plus, we're watching for more changes in the Trump administration after administration officials said Mr. Trump had decided to replace H.R. McMaster.

Georgia in June vs. Pennsylvania in March: What’s Different for Democrats?

A key takeaway from Democrat Conor Lamb’s apparent upset over Republican Rick Saccone in a district deep in Trump Country: Even if you’re a lifelong, conservative Republican running in an area that voted for President Donald Trump by a wide margin, Mr. Trump can’t guarantee a win.

5 Things to Watch in Results From Pennsylvania’s Special Election

The race between Democrat Conor Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone for a U.S. House seat amounts to the biggest taste of voter sentiment so far this year.

White House Moves Away From Effort to Raise Gun-Buyer Age

The White House moves away from effort to raise gun-buyer age, and more in the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter.

Trump Kicks ‘America First’ Trade Policy Into High Gear

The latest on President Donald Trump's trade policy and more in the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter.

Trump Pivots to Trade, Ratcheting Up Tensions

News and analysis from WSJ's Washington bureau, in our daily newsletter.

Democrat Conor Lamb Gains Momentum in Pennsylvania Race

There are growing signs that Conor Lamb, the Democrat running for a U.S. House seat in a traditionally Republican district in Pennsylvania, is building momentum ahead of the March 13 special election.

Is 2018 the Year Independent Candidates Find Success?

For one indicator of how much appetite voters have for independents, stay tuned to how the candidates Unite America has endorsed do in races this year.

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