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Clinton Documents: Top Adviser Predicts Fiscal ‘Train Wreck’

President Clinton's top economic adviser predicted a fiscal “train wreck” months before the government shutdown in 1995-96.

Snowden Defends Putin Question

Edward Snowden defended his move to ask a question of Vladimir Putin on a call-in show, saying Friday that it was a straightforward effort to press the Russian president on surveillance issues.

What to Watch for in Today’s Clinton Papers Release

The National Archives, at 1 p.m. ET, is releasing approximately 7,500 pages of previously withheld records from the Clinton White House years.

Seib Video: Immigration Reform Returns to Washington Agenda

Immigration reform reared its head again in Washington this week. Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib explains what's going on behind the scenes and whether there's a chance to get immigration reform done this year.

WashWire Daily Brief: Health Coverage Climbs, Ukraine Deal Reached, Immigration Returns to Agenda

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

Snapshot: 14 States With Competitive Senate Races

Control of the Senate hangs in the balance with the November elections less than seven months away. Here's a snapshot of 14 states with competitive Senate races.

Transcript & Video: Chelsea Clinton’s Baby Announcement

Chelsea Clinton announced Thursday that she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting their first child. Here is the transcript of her remarks, provided by Federal News Service (, followed by the video.

N.C. Sen. Hagan’s First Ad Takes On GOP’s Thom Tillis

Sen. Kay Hagan (D., N.C.) releases an ad targeting the leading GOP candidate, Thom Tillis, speaker of the North Carolina House,

Jay Carney Live: On ‘Two Ferns,’ Selfies, and Jon Stewart

Obama spokesman Jay Carney comments on a range of issues, including President Obama's appearance on Jon Stewart's show.

Beau Biden Plans 2016 Run for Delaware Governor

Beau Biden, Vice President Joe Biden’s eldest son, announced Thursday that he plans to run for governor in Delaware, where he has served eight years as attorney general.

Obama Sees Biden and Clinton as Potential 2016 Contenders

President Obama sees Hillary Clinton as a potential 2016 contender along with Vice President Joe Biden.

Seib Video: GOP Picks Off Tea-Party Candidates

Why the battle to keep Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran in office is so important to the GOP.

WashWire Daily Brief: Russia Jumbles Obama’s Plans, Iran’s Advice to the Kremlin, a GOP Feud in Idaho

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

Iranian Officials Warn Russia Not to Dismiss U.S. Sanctions Threat

Russian President Vladimir Putin has belittled the threat of more American sanctions over the crisis in Ukraine. But Iranian officials and businessmen are privately warning the Kremlin not to be so dismissive.

GOP Feud on Full Display in New Idaho Ad

The increasingly bitter feud between two Washington, D.C.,-based advocacy groups will hit the airwaves in Idaho later this week.

Biden Joined by Obama for First Instagram Selfie

Joe Biden made a splash earlier Wednesday with the launch of his new Instagram account, @vp, featuring a photo of his aviator sunglasses. But later in the day, the account got a boost from a powerful friend: President Obama.

Obama and Cantor Spar Over Immigration

President Barack Obama and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor traded jabs over immigration reform.

House Delegation to Asia Will Overlap With Obama Trip

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R., Va.) will lead a group of House lawmakers to meet with top officials from Japan, South Korea and China next week, offering a counterpoint to President Barack Obama’s planned visit to the region...

Emails Show Former IRS Official Lerner Talked with Justice Department

Emails show former IRS official Lois Lerner talked with Justice officials about seeking criminal prosecutions of tax-exempt groups that didn’t fully disclose their political activities.

Openly Gay Republicans Trail on Fundraising in House Races

Two openly gay Republican candidates failed to raise as much money as their opponents in the first quarter of 2014.

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