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on Monday became the latest White House hopeful to jump ahead of his own presidential campaign launch, telling an interviewer "I'm running because I think the world is falling apart."
Gov. Chris Christie is expected to call for America to expand its military capacity and to defend the gathering of intelligence through surveillance during a foreign policy focused speech Monday.
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.
A Middle East activist group is pushing the International Criminal Court to investigate the Syrian regime and its principal military backers, Iran and the Lebanese militia Hezbollah, for war crimes.
President Barack Obama may run into new political problems if the U.S. economy continues to slow. WSJ Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib explains.
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.
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle expressed concern about the spread of Islamic State across the Middle East, despite news that U.S. Special Forces killed a senior leader of the group.
U.S. Rep., who is running for California’s open U.S. Senate seat in 2016, was recorded at the state Democratic Party’s convention Saturday making a gesture seen as offensive to Native Americans: tapping her hand over her open mouth while making a whooping sound.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal chided Jeb Bush for not being prepared for the now-infamous Iraq War question, saying in an interview Saturday that Republicans must nominate a candidate who is “ready to answer the tough questions.”
Michael W. Klein: Austerity did not deliver in Britain, which experienced an even sharper decline in output than the United States, or the eurozone as a whole, in the wake of the 2008 crisis.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama had assets of $1.9 million and $6.9 million last year -- but pay an above-average rate on the mortgage on their Chicago home, according to financial disclosures released Friday.
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.
Republican presidential candidate and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio had assets of between $300,000 and $840,000 in 2014, his campaign reported Friday, making him one of the least wealthy candidates eyeing the White House in years.
Aaron David Miller: International campaigns to build support for a Palestinian state, let alone the effort to recognize it, won’t advance the Palestinian cause--and may even retard it.
Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and five-time heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield are set to square off at a charity fight night event in Salt Lake City on Friday night.
In the midst of a pitched national debate about relations between police and minority communities, President Barack Obama paid tribute on Friday to fallen law enforcement officers while vowing to tackle some of the social ills that make police work dangerous in many places.
The latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll from April found some 69% of Americans expressed misgivings about a presidential candidate who is not a politician or has no previous elected experience.
Saturday will see the latest cattle call for the Republican Party’s White House hopefuls, who gather in Des Moines for the Iowa GOP’s annual Lincoln Day fundraising dinner. Can they hit Jeb Bush over his shifting position on Iraq without upsetting the increasingly Hawkish base?
Chris Jacobs: The president who signed the Budget Control Act into law four years ago wants to exceed the spending levels the legislation prescribed.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie hasn't yet announced whether he is running for president in 2016, but he certainly seems like he is. He traveled to New Hampshire to speak on tax reform on Tuesday and made some time for TV interview where he jabbed at 2016 hopeful Jeb Bush.