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Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is scheduled to meet privately with pastors in Charleston, S.C., on Monday, less than two weeks after nine people were slain in a downtown, historic black church.
The Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter is 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.
Families of U.S. citizens imprisoned in Iran have descended upon the nuclear negotiations in Austria's capital, eager to press the world's diplomats and media to remember their relatives as Washington and Tehran appear close to forging a landmark agreement.
When it comes to black voters, the GOP can’t do much worse than it has in the past two presidential elections. There’s a big upside if it can do better.
Here are five of the best quotes from Sunday's talk shows, as presidential candidates reacted to last week’s Supreme Court rulings and the president’s eulogy for the Rev. Clementa Pinckney in Charleston, S.C.
Robert Litan: Republicans running against the ACA may now be forced to explain how their plans would avoid the failures that states had experienced and why what Massachusetts did under the 2012 GOP presidential nominee was such a mistake.
After big rulings last week on same-same marriage and the Affordable Care Act, the Supreme Court is scheduled to issue its final three decisions of the term on Monday. Here’s a list of the cases.
Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee suggested Sunday that if he were elected in 2016, he would decline to enforce Friday’s Supreme Court decision finding a constitutional right to same-sex marriage.
New York real-estate developer and reality television star Donald Trump says Jeb Bush, the front runner for the Republican presidential nomination, views him as a serious political threat.
When it comes to black voters, the Republican Party can’t do much worse than it has in the past two presidential elections: It won 4% of the black vote in 2008 and 6% in 2012. There’s a big upside if it can do better.
The Supreme Court's ruling that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right as well as the 2016 presidential campaign are expected to be discussed on this Sunday’s news shows.
Robert Litan: While the Kalamazoo initiative has boosted college attendance--as one would expect--it hasn't moved the needle much, so far, on completion of college courses.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, a leading contender for the Republican presidential nomination, has started reserving television airtime in the first four nominating states, seven months before a vote is cast, according to a people familiar with the advertising purchase.
John Feehery: With the court ending debate over the legality of same-sex marriage and the constitutionality of Obamacare, the GOP won by losing.
Aaron David Miller: Friday’s attacks on three continents--whether or not they were coordinated from ISIS central in Syria or Iraq--reveal the organization’s capacity to inspire and perhaps direct and plan violence.
Polls show one Democratic rival gaining ground on her, but Hillary Clinton on Friday targeted Republican presidential candidates in a speech that shows her central focus remains the general election in the fall of 2016.
As Supreme Court historians debate the significance of landmark Supreme Court cases, there is one thing that Friday's ruling on gay marriage wins for the 2015 term: Most-hashtagged decision. Moments after the decision, there were celebrations and statements in opposition on social media that continued well into the afternoon.
This is the Friday afternoon newsletter from The Wall Street Journal's Washington bureau, providing a rundown of the biggest news stories of the day and exclusive features from the week on politics, policy, financial regulation, defense and more.
President Barack Obama gave a powerful eulogy at the funeral of Rev. Clementa Pinckney, the pastor of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church and one of the victims in last week’s shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. He ended his speech by leading the crowd in "Amazing Grace" and saying the names of the nine victims. Watch the video.
Hillary Clinton applauded the Supreme Court ruling that legalizes gay marriage, putting out a statement Friday praising the gay rights activists who “sacrificed so much for this victory.”