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Capital Journal Daybreak: Congress Avoids Government Shutdown, More

In the WSJ's Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter: A look at the latest dump of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's emails, Russia's airstrikes in Syria, and breaking news and exclusive features from Washington on politics, policy, financial regulation, defense and more.

Voters’ Mood: Surly Side Up, With a Side of Optimism, Poll Shows

The dark mood of the electorate swirls through the latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll. But there are a few rays of optimism cutting through the gloom.

Ben Carson Fundraising Accelerated to $20 Million in Third Quarter

Republican Ben Carson raised more than $20 million in the third quarter of the year, more than twice the amount it brought in over the previous quarter, his campaign said Wednesday.

Jeb Bush Likely to Surpass Second-Quarter Fundraising

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is expected to surpass his $11.4 million haul from last quarter, according to people involved with the campaign.

Vladimir Putin’s Upper Hand on Syria

Aaron David Miller: The big unknown is whether Russian actions might lead to a diplomatic process that could benefit--or rescue--an Obama administration that has no coherent or effective Syria policy.

Updated Timeline: Hillary Clinton’s Email Troubles

Hillary Clinton left the State Department more than two years ago, yet the dispute over her private email account threatens to rage for the next year of the 2016 presidential campaign. Here is a timeline of the key points and dates in Mrs. Clinton’s email use.

Clinton Emails Show Range of Washington-Style Flattery

Hillary Clinton’s emails from her tenure as secretary of state make clear that she was occupied with all manner of world affairs. They also show how frequently the people around Mrs. Clinton bathe her in flattery. Here's a selection of prime Washington kissing-up.

CNBC’s GOP Debate Criteria Put Rand Paul on Hot Seat

CNBC on Wednesday released its criteria for deciding which candidates will be allowed to participate in the Oct. 28 primetime debate, and which will be relegated to the earlier event.

Senior Clinton Aide in 2011: Personal Email ‘Routine’ at State Department

A senior aide to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton expressed concern that State officials “routinely” used personal email – but not because of record-keeping or security concerns. Rather, she was worried that the agency’s technology system was so bad that it was essentially non-functional.

Emails: Hillary Clinton Angry About Passports Axing ‘Mother,’ ‘Father’

Hillary Clinton voiced anger over a State Department decision to make U.S. passport application and oversea birth forms gender neutral by scrapping references to “mother” and “father,” worrying that the change would provide partisan fodder for conservatives such as former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, a newly-released email shows.

Live Dive: Hillary Clinton’s Emails, Round 5

The State Department is releasing the fifth tranche of Hillary Clinton‘s emails on Wednesday. About 6,000 pages of email are being released in this batch. Here are highlights.

McCarthy Connects Clinton Poll Drop With House Benghazi Probe

The likely next House speaker, Kevin McCarthy, connected Hillary Clinton's falling polling numbers to the House committee investigating the attack on the U.S. compound in Benghazi, Libya. Democrats said it showed GOP motives are political.

The Metric That Matters More Than Male U.S. Workers’ Earnings

Richard V. Reeves and Nathan Joo: Median male earnings are something to worry about, but what matters more is how families can make ends meet in a world in which all adults are breadwinners.

Sanders Campaign Claims One Million Online Contributions

The campaign of Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said it reached its goal of one million individual online contributions, the first to make such an announcement this election cycle.

The Case Against Raising Interest Rates Before Wage Growth Picks Up

Josh Bivens: Until nominal wage growth picks up considerably, the Federal Reserve has little to fear about price inflation being pushed above its 2% target.

Campaigns to Supporters: Put Up, and We’ll Shut Up

Campaigns are employing a new fundraising line as they try to swell their third-quarter coffers: Pay us to go away, at least for a while.

Longtime Clinton Confidant Donna Shalala Suffers Stroke

Clinton Foundation President and Chief Executive Donna Shalala had a stroke on Tuesday evening following the conclusion of the four-day Clinton Global Initiative conference in New York, the foundation said.

Capital Journal Daybreak: GOP, White House in Fresh Budget Talks, More

In the WSJ's Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter: The latest on budget talks, election 2016 and exclusive features from Washington on politics, policy, financial regulation, defense and more.

Why Rand Paul Is In Danger of Becoming an Also-Ran – WSJ/NBC Poll

Some 58% of Republican primary voters surveyed for the latest WSJ/NBC News poll said they could not envision supporting Sen. Rand Paul, the largest share for any of the GOP candidates polling in the top 10.

Seib Video: Why a Government Shutdown Could Loom Again

As Congress fights over public funding of Planned Parenthood and other budget issues, the U.S. government is again nearing another federal government shutdown. WSJ's Jerry Seib discusses how this is likely to be resolved.

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