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5 Quotes from the Sunday Talk Shows

The Sunday morning news programs focused on the presidential race, as Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders made appearances and Donald Trump called in. The downing of EgyptAir Flight 804 was also a big topic.

Bernie Sanders Says He Supports Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Primary Opponent

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Sunday he supports a primary challenger to Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida, who chairs the Democratic National Committee, escalating a feud between Mr. Sanders and Ms. Wasserman Schultz.

Will Health Insurance Premium Increases Related to Obamacare Sway Voters?

Chris Jacobs: The causes of the approaching increases in health-insurance premiums vary, but some are rooted in a 2013 Obama administration proposal.

Clinton Suggests Sanders Has Largely Avoided Scrutiny

Hillary Clinton suggested Sunday that Democratic rival Bernie Sanders has not been thoroughly tested in the campaign, and that this could affect his chances of winning what will likely be a fierce general election campaign against presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump.

Bill Clinton Sees Democrats Pulling Together

Despite the drawn-out primary fight, Bill Clinton says he thinks Democrats will be able to “be together in the end.”

Bernie Sanders Burned Through Cash in April, Filing Shows

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’s cash reserves dropped to less than $6 million in April, as his fundraising lead over Hillary Clinton narrowed sharply but he continue to spend heavily.

Pro-Clinton Super PAC Priorities USA Action Raised $8.6 Million in April

Priorities USA Action, the super PAC backing Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton, raised $8.6 million in April, about $3 million less than the previous month, as Mrs. Clinton’s primary battle with rival Bernie Sanders continues to grind on.

Capital Journal Friday PM: Campaign 2016, Top Stories of the Week, More

The biggest news stories and exclusive features from Washington on politics, policy, financial regulation and defense.

What to Watch for (and Beware) As Appropriations Bills Move Forward

Maya MacGuineas: As lawmakers consider appropriations bills on schedule, it's important whether those bills include budget gimmicks and whether they follow the discretionary funding limits set in law.

Sanders Supporters Secure Rally Permit Near Democratic Convention in Philadelphia

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Test Your Knowledge With the WSJ Politics Friday News Quiz

Test your knowledge of this week in political news with today's WSJ Politics quiz.

What Benjamin Netanyahu Stands to Gain, and Lose, From Cabinet Shake-Up

Aaron David Miller: Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet changes may bring peace to his governing coalition. But the price will be continued and possibly greater tensions with the Palestinians, the U.S., and others.

Capital Journal Daybreak: Why Sanders Doesn’t Fear Party Discord, More

Today on the campaign trail and more of the biggest news stories and exclusive features from Washington on politics, policy, financial regulation and defense.

U.S. Chamber Launches Campaign to Bolster Republican Senate Races

The nation’s most prominent business organization is preparing to unleash a multimillion-dollar effort to keep the Senate in Republican hands, while side-stepping the contentious presidential campaign.

Donald Trump Stumps in New Jersey for Chris Christie

Suffering from sagging poll numbers after his own failed presidential bid, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie got a financial boost from presumptive Republican nominee at a Thursday fundraiser in central New Jersey.

Pro-Trump Super PAC Shows Off List of New Donors

Great America PAC, a super PAC backing presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump, is stacking its donor ranks, rolling out a new list of wealthy backers as it seeks to solidify its status as the primary outside group backing the New York businessman.

Trump, Clinton Diverge on EgyptAir Flight 804 Crash

The downing of EgyptAir Flight 804 elicited starkly different reactions from Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, illustrating what supporters and critics will see as strengths and weaknesses heading into the general election.

Hillary Clinton Says There Is ‘No Way’ She Won’t Win Nomination

Hillary Clinton said the Democratic presidential race is effectively over and "there is no way" she won't be the party's nominee. She also said Donald Trump wasn't qualified to be president.

Donald Trump Headlines Fundraiser to Boost Early Ally Chris Christie

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will headline a fundraiser for Gov. Chris Christie in New Jersey Thursday night, helping the GOP governor pay down his campaign debt at a time when his popularity is at new lows in his home state.

As Talk Grows of a June Interest Rate Increase, Where’s the Data to Support It?

Josh Bivens: Policymakers concerned with stopping bubbles could talk more about other options for restraining them than interest rate increases.

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