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Democrats, Republicans Call for End to Political Vitriol After Virginia Shooting

Here's reaction in Washington to the shooting at a Virginia baseball field Wednesday in which Rep. Steve Scalise, a congressional aide, a lobbyist and two Capitol Police officers were injured.

Capital Journal Daybreak: Obamacare Repeal Effort Is, So Far, Moving Faster Than Obamacare Passage

HIGHLIGHTS Obamacare Repeal Effort Is, So Far, Moving Faster Than Obamacare Passage Sessions: Talk of Russia Collusion Is ‘Appalling’ Federal Reserve Expected to Deliver Rate Increase American Jailed in North Korea Returns Home Seib Video: Republicans Are Worried About House Seats Good morning. Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s morning take. Show More Summary

Latest Recommendations for Companies on Responding to a Trump Tweet

President Trump's propensity for tweeting directly at companies has sent waves through the crisis communications landscape over the past six months, and executives must be prepared to defend their companies, industry experts Joele Frank and George Sard told attendees of the WSJ CFO Network annual meeting.

TV Journalists Report Warnings Not to Interview Senators Without Permission

Television and video journalists on Capitol Hill said they were warned Tuesday that they needed permission to conduct video interviews in the halls of Congress, prompting protests from Democratic senators.

McCain Warns That Firing Mueller Would Be ‘Explosive’

Sen. John McCain warned Tuesday that firing special counsel Robert Mueller would rank as the most "explosive" move President Donald Trump could make in his presidency.

Capital Journal Daybreak: What the White House Wants to Discuss This Week, More

HIGHLIGHTS What the White House Wants to Talk About This Week Seib Video: What to Watch in Jeff Sessions’s Testimony Trump Weighing Firing Special Counsel, Confidant Says Trump Takes Aim at Financial Rulebook Good morning. Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s morning take. Show More Summary

Ivanka Trump Says She Was Surprised by ‘Viciousness’ in Washington

Ivanka Trump said Monday she was surprised by the ferocity of some of the opposition to President Donald Trump and his agenda, but said it wouldn't deter the administration’s policy plans.

Sens. Murray, Warren Request Probe of Whether Trump ‘Undermined’ Obamacare

Sens. Patty Murray and Elizabeth Warren have asked the Health and Human Services Department's internal watchdog for an investigation into Trump administration actions that could have "undermined" the Affordable Care Act.

Capital Journal Daybreak: Three Things to Watch in Sessions’s Testimony

Sessions Testimony Will Keep Attention on Russia Probe Seib Video: What Everyone Missed in Comey’s Testimony Trump to Call for Curbs on CFPB Capitol Hill Lacks Clarity on Debt-Ceiling Date Good morning. Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s morning take. Show More Summary

Poll Shows Democrat Ossoff With Lead in Georgia House Race

A new poll in Georgia shows Democrat Jon Ossoff with a lead over Republican Karen Handel in a House contest seen as a gauge of Democratic voters' motivation in the wake of Donald Trump's election as president.

Capital Journal Daybreak: James Comey and the ‘Duty to Correct’

James Comey and the ‘Duty to Correct’ Seib Video: Where Does the Russia Probe Go Now? Seib: How the Comey Relationship Turned Into a Problem for Trump Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Faces an Urban-Rural Divide in Congress Good morning. Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s morning take. Show More Summary

Statement From Marc Kasowitz, Trump’s Personal Lawyer, on Comey Testimony

Marc Kasowitz, the president's personal attorney, issued a statement on James Comey's testimony that highlights the former FBI director's assertion that Mr. Trump was not personally the subject of the Russia probe during Mr. Comey's tenure. He also disputed other parts of Mr. Comey's testimony. Here is Mr. Kasowitz's statement.

Eight Things We Learned From the Comey Hearing

Fired FBI chief James Comey went in front of a Senate committee Thursday and faced questions about his interactions with President Donald Trump and whether he felt pressured on the Russia probe. Here are some new things that we learned Thursday.

Capital Journal Daybreak: Comey’s Trump Conversations Get a Hearing

Comey’s Trump Conversations Get a Hearing Seib Video: What to Watch For in Comey’s Testimony Trump Calls Obamacare a ‘Horrendous’ Disaster Trump Ties Attack in Iran to Sponsoring Terrorism Good morning. Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s morning take. Show More Summary

Montana Republican Greg Gianforte Apologizes to Reporter

Greg Gianforte, the Montana Republican who won a House special election after body-slamming a reporter, on Wednesday issued a formal apology, admitting full responsibility and saying he would donate $50,000 to a nonprofit group that promotes press freedom.

Capital Journal Daybreak: Infrastructure Takes a Back Seat; Comey Rides Shotgun

Infrastructure Takes a Back Seat; James Comey Rides Shotgun Seib Video: Qatar’s Feud Creates Problems for President Trump Donald Trump Taps Christopher Wray as New FBI Chief Attorney General Jeff Sessions Offered to Quit Amid Tensions Good morning. Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s morning take. Show More Summary

Poll Analysis: Trump Rating Sinks in Military Communities, Exurbs

President Donald Trump’s poll numbers have turned negative in military communities and exurbs amid a broader overall slide, a poll analysis finds, but other community types are more stable.

Capital Journal Daybreak: DNC Boss Tom Perez on Health Care, Donald Trump and the Future of the Democratic Party

WSJ Exclusive: DNC Boss Tom Perez on Health Care, Donald Trump and the Future of the Democratic Party Seib Video: Three Lessons for America From the U.K. Terror Attacks U.S. Charges Contractor With Leaking NSA Document on Russian Hacking Seib Video: Three Lessons for America From the U.K. Terror Attacks Seib: On the World Stage, […]

DNC Chairman Predicts Win for Ossoff in Georgia Special Election

Republicans prevailed in the first two congressional special elections this year, but Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez predicts his party's candidate, Jon Ossoff, will win the Georgia race later this month.

Capital Journal Daybreak: Can the White House Make Progress Amid the Russia Probe?

HIGHLIGHTS Democrat Questions Russia Link as Comey Heads to Hill Seib Video: Can White House Make Progress Amid Russia Probe? Trump to Launch Push for Infrastructure Investment Health Care in Iowa Shows Peril for Both Political Parties Good morning. Here’s a look at the news from the Washington bureau: Comey Heads to the Hill This […]

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