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Capital Journal Daybreak: Clinton Foundation to Keep Foreign Donors | Congress Hangs Back on ISIS Battle Plan | Bipartisanship’s Moment

The Wall Street Journal's morning rundown of the biggest news stories and exclusive features from Washington on politics, policy, financial regulation, defense and more.

Public vs. Private Health Insurance on Controlling Spending

Drew Altman: While Medicare and Medicaid are far from perfect, the purchasing power and policy levers available to large public programs appear to give them an edge over our fragmented private insurance system when it comes to controlling spending.

In Congress, Dissecting Deals for Clues to a Formula

Bipartisanship is having a moment in Congress, with lawmakers clearing a bill that creates a new Medicare reimbursement formula for doctors and the two parties coming together on a measure to review an Iran nuclear deal. It's worth looking at these deals for some kind of clue to the formula lawmakers used to get to yes.

Seib Video: Chris Christie’s 2016 Niche

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie hasn't entered the 2016 presidential race but he may have a niche in the GOP primary. Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib explains that it might be "teller of hard truths."

Paul Ryan, Refunds–and a Tough Environment for Tax Reform

John Feehery: Business leaders shouldn’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good. Embracing the Ryan approach and getting as much as they can now in terms of corporate tax reform would result in real progress.

Norad: Gyrocopter Wasn’t Detected as It Approached Capitol

The gyrocopter that landed on the Capitol grounds wasn't detected as it flew into restricted Washington airspace, a spokesman for the North American Aerospace Defense Command said.

What’s Boosting U.S. Manufacturing? Networked Innovation.

Robert Litan: Businesses recognize that to remain competitive they need to harness as much brainpower as they can--and that not all, or even most, of it resides within their company.

Christie’s New Hampshire Swing Features Jersey Themes

New Jersey met New Hampshire Wednesday morning as Gov. Chris Christie juggled questions on foreign policy, gun control and what happened to Tony Soprano on the last episode of “The Sopranos” while greeting voters here.

Clinton Bypassed Centrist Taco Bell for Liberal Favorite Chipotle

When newly minted presidential candidate Hillary Clinton made an impromptu stop at a Chipotle Mexican Grill in Ohio, she wasn’t only grabbing a quick meal: She was patronizing a favorite of her base.

After a House and Senate Budget Compromise, Spending Battles Loom

Jim Manley: It's not clear how many non-defense spending bills Republicans will be able to produce before the fiscal year ends Sept. 30.

Capital Journal Daybreak: Lawmakers Compromise on Iran Deal Review | Democratic Party’s Center of Gravity Begins to Shift | Doctor Linked to Menendez Indicted

The Wall Street Journal's morning rundown of the biggest news stories and exclusive features from Washington on politics, policy, financial regulation, defense and more.

Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton to Compete for Spotlight Today

For President Barack Obama, drawing attention to his domestic agenda just became a little more difficult.The president and Hillary Clinton, the leading Democratic candidate aiming to succeed him, will both hit upon the theme of middle-class economics at events today.

Seib Video: Lawmakers Compromise on Iran Deal Review

A bill in Congress allowing lawmakers 30 days to review the Iran nuclear agreement marks a rare example of bipartisan compromise in Washington. Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib discusses the compromise.

Spotted on Twitter: Hillary Clinton Tours Iowa

Hillary Clinton's road trip, which has taken her from New York to Iowa, continued Tuesday, a day after she was spotted in a Chipotle. In the morning, she was seen exiting the Hotel Blackhawk in Davenport, Iowa, before heading to a coffee shop in nearby Le Claire.

Seib Video: Clinton’s Nontraditional Campaign Strategy

As Hillary Clinton campaigns for the 2016 presidential race, her name recognition will present her with opportunities and obstacles that other candidates won't face. Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib explains what she does and doesn't have to worry about on the campaign trail.

Capital Journal Daybreak: Rubio Rejects ‘Leaders and Ideas of the Past’ | Russia Lifts Iran Missile Ban | What’s in a Logo? How 2016 Designs Stack Up

The Wall Street Journal's morning rundown of the biggest news stories and exclusive features from Washington on politics, policy, financial regulation, defense and more.

What’s in a Logo? How 2016 Designs Stack Up

The launch of a presidential campaign brings with it the launch of a new campaign logo, a candidate's calling card for yard signs, bumper stickers and social media.

Hillary Clinton’s Israel Challenge

Aaron David Miller: Hillary Clinton knows to avoid unproductive fights with the Israelis. That will disappoint those who believe that more vinegar than honey is needed to get Israel to move.

Obama to Visit South Dakota, Taking State Total to 50

President Barack Obama will visit South Dakota next month — the only state he has yet to visit while in office.

House ‘Doc Fix’ Bill Makes Things Worse, Medicare Analysis Finds

Chris Jacobs: Critics have called the current system unsustainable, but over time the House bill’s "fix" would result in something worse.

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