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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Sunday he's not sorry and he's not withdrawing from the race over remarks he made about John McCain's status as a war hero.
President Obama got to experience a simple pleasure usually denied to the commander in chief: a Saturday stroll in Central Park. On a rare personal trip with his two teenage daughters, Mr. Obama took crowds of onlookers, joggers and tourists by surprise with an unannounced visit to the Manhattan icon.
Donald Trump drew broad condemnation from GOP presidential competitors after he declared that Sen. John McCain, who spent five years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, is 'not a war hero.'
AMES, Iowa—Once again the 2016 Republican presidential campaign is a solar system revolving around Donald Trump. The New York developer and entertainer drew broad condemnation from GOP competitors after he declared that Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz), who spent five years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, is “not a war hero.”
Aaron David Miller: Given its objectives, the Obama administration didn’t negotiate a bad agreement. Iran just got a much better one.
Something strange has happened to the Republican presidential field since Donald Trump joined it a month ago: Mr. Trump and Jeb Bush are rising. Everyone else is falling in the polls, or seems stuck in place.
As political communications has shifted from mail to memes, we asked House members for their best social-media tips for communicating with constituents on social media.
David Ottaway: While President Obama is seeking to open a new era in U.S.-Iranian relations, Saudi Arabia and Iran appear to be headed toward a showdown.
Haleh Esfandiari: When an agreement was announced Tuesday, Iranians' sense of relief was palpable--but experience has taught them to temper their enthusiasm and hopes.
A lot of people are talking about Donald Trump, but Scott Walker is determined not to be one of them.
The American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC, is putting its financial muscle behind a new advertising campaign in opposition to a nuclear accord with Iran.
This is the Friday afternoon newsletter from The Wall Street Journal's Washington bureau, with stories on politics, policy, financial regulation, defense and more.
Presidential candidates filed disclosures with the Federal Election Commission this week revealing their donors and their expenditures in the second quarter of the year. Here are some interesting findings and quirks we unearthed in poring over the records.
Chris Jacobs: The administration has also been inflexible about some approaches to state Medicaid expansion.
The Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter is The Wall Street Journal's morning rundown of the biggest news stories and features on politics, policy, financial regulation, defense and more.
Hillary Clinton won the fundraising competition, but her rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, Bernie Sanders, snagged the award for running the more frugal operation.
Drew Altman: Arguments for and against expansion in Alaska were similar to those heard in other red states where this issue has been debated. But the politics underlying the debate are what really drives the decision--and those dynamics are unique to each state.
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and his wife reported an annual household income of more than $300,000 during his time in office, along with more than $300,000 in debt aimed at financing the college education of his children.
On Monday Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush travels to Tallahassee, the state capital of Florida, to make the case that he will grow the national economy and solve problems in Washington because he did it as the the state's governor.
Jeb Bush speaks to workers in San Francisco, Calif. on Thursday. Getty Images Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is trying to make the case that he will grow the national economy and solve problems in Washington because he did it as the two-term governor of Florida. No wonder he has chosen Monday’s visit to his [...]