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Archived Since:June 30, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Trump to Undo Another Obama-Era Policy

President Donald Trump to undo another Obama-era policy, an explanation of 'skinny' Obamacare repeal, and more in the newsletter.

Mo Brooks Says He Would Oust McConnell as Senate Majority Leader

Rep. Mo Brooks, a Republican running in a special Senate election in Alabama, said he will not vote to keep Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky as majority leader if he wins the race.

Highlights From WSJ’s Interview With Donald Trump

Highlights from WSJ's interview with President Donald Trump, and more in the newsletter.

Transcript: Donald Trump’s Interview With The Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal editors and reporters interviewed President Donald Trump on Tuesday at the White House. The 45-minute interview took place in the Oval Office. Here are excerpts from the conversation.

Why GOP Senators Might Not Be Moved by Trump’s Plea on Health Care

Good morning. Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s morning take. Contact Josh at Joshua.Jamerson@wsj.com and follow him @joshjame. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox. Can An 11th-Hour Presidential Cajoling...Show More Summary

Key Passages in Jared Kushner’s Statement About Russia Contacts

Here are some of the key passages in Jared Kushner's statement to Congress about his contacts with Russian officials and businesspeople in the two years since Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign.

Signing Russia Sanctions Bill Could Assuage Some Trump Critics — For Now

Good morning. Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s morning take. Contact Josh at Joshua.Jamerson@wsj.com and follow him @joshjame. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox. Signing Russia Sanctions Bill Could Assuage Some Trump Critics — For Now. Show More Summary

Jimmy Carter Believes U.S. Will Eventually Go to Single-Payer Health System

President Jimmy Carter said he believed the U.S. would in time adopt a fully government-run health insurance system, or "Medicare for all."

From Sessions’s Perspective, Decision to Recuse Was Clear-Cut

Good morning. Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s morning take. Contact Josh at Joshua.Jamerson@wsj.com and follow him @joshjame. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox. Jeff Sessions Says He Plans to Continue as Attorney General. Show More Summary

Capital Journal Daybreak: ‘We Don’t Have Anything to Hide,’ States Say About Voter Records

Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s morning take. Contact Josh at Joshua.Jamerson@wsj.com and follow him @joshjame. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox. REUTERS “We Don’t Have Anything to Hide.” President...Show More Summary

Capital Journal Daybreak: A New Republican Reality: Democrats Likely Needed on Health Care

Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s morning take. Contact Josh at Joshua.Jamerson@wsj.com and follow him @joshjame. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox. ASSOCIATED PRESS A New Republican Reality: Democrats Likely Needed on Health Care. Show More Summary

Oklahoma’s Mary Fallin Emerges as Champion of Conservative Criminal Justice Reform

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, a Republican and the first female governor in a staunchly conservative state, is emerging as one of the most outspoken champions in her party of overhauling the criminal justice system. At a conference Wednesday in Washington, D.C., on the explosion of the women’s prison population, Ms. Fallin promoted efforts in her […]

Capital Journal Daybreak: Health Care Divided GOP’s Three Wings but Tax Cuts Could Unite Them

Good morning. Here’s the latest news on the GOP’s efforts to replace Obamacare and more top stories from Washington.  Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox. GOP Abandons Senate Health Bill, Plans Repeal Vote: GOP leaders gave up their effort to dismantle and simultaneously replace much of the Affordable Care Act […]

Capital Journal Daybreak: McConnell Has More Time on Health Bill, but So Do Opponents

Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s summary of the news this morning. Contact Josh at Joshua.Jamerson@wsj.com and follow him @joshjame. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox. GETTY IMAGES McConnell Has More Time on Health Bill, but So Do Opponents. Show More Summary

Capital Journal Daybreak: 5 Questions for Tea-Party Activist Jenny Beth Martin

Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s Q&A with a conservative activist about the Senate health bill and a summary of the news this morning. Contact Josh at Joshua.Jamerson@wsj.com and follow him @joshjame. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox. Show More Summary

Capital Journal Daybreak: Conservative Groups Are Getting Restless as Health Bill Slogs

Good morning. Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s summary of the news this morning. Reach him at Joshua.Jamerson@wsj.com and follow him @joshjame. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox Conservative Groups Are Getting Restless as Health Bill Slogs. Show More Summary

Musician Kid Rock Suggests His Next Act Could Be Senate Candidate

The Michigan-born musician and supporter of Donald Trump hinted he may run for U.S. Senate in 2018, tweeting an official-looking website with a store of campaign paraphernalia.

Analysis: Could Anyone’s Taxes Rise Under Donald Trump’s Tax Plan?

One version of the Trump administration’s tax plan would leave 19% of households with tax increases and still add $3.5 trillion to budget deficits over the next decade, according to a new analysis from the Tax Policy Center.

Capital Journal Daybreak: Treason Charge Unlikely for Donald Trump Jr., Experts Say

Good morning. Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s morning take. Reach him at Joshua.Jamerson@wsj.com and follow him @joshjame. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox. ASSOCIATED PRESS Trump Jr. Unlikely to Have Committed Treason, Experts Say, But Other Legal Problems May Await. Show More Summary

Full Text of Donald Trump Jr. Emails About Meeting With Russian Lawyer

Donald Trump Jr. on Tuesday released an email string from June 2016, in which he and publicist Rob Goldstone set up a meeting with a Russian lawyer to discuss allegedly incriminating information about Hillary Clinton. Here is the full text of the email string.

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