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Donald Trump Not Sorry for Comments, Not Dropping Out

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.

Obama Takes Central Park Stroll on New York Trip

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.

Trump Says McCain Is No War Hero

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.'

Trump Says McCain Is No 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.”

How Iran Got What It Wanted From the Nuclear Deal

Aaron David Miller: Given its objectives, the Obama administration didn’t negotiate a bad agreement. Iran just got a much better one.

Trump Surge Leaves All but Jeb Bush in Donald’s Dust

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.

Succeeding on Social Media: Lawmakers’ Top Tips

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.

How the Iran Nuclear Deal Stands to Inflame U.S.-Saudi Tensions

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.

Iran Nuclear Deal Is a Win for Rouhani. What’s Next?

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.

One Subject Scott Walker Won’t Talk About: Donald Trump

A lot of people are talking about Donald Trump, but Scott Walker is determined not to be one of them.

AIPAC Funds Ads Opposing Iran Nuclear Deal

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.

Capital Journal Friday PM: Chattanooga Suspect’s Trip to Jordan Is Scrutinized

This is the Friday afternoon newsletter from The Wall Street Journal's Washington bureau, with stories on politics, policy, financial regulation, defense and more.

Uber, Burgers and Craigslist: The Lighter Side of Campaign Finance

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.

What’s Blocking Consensus on Health Care

Chris Jacobs: The administration has also been inflexible about some approaches to state Medicaid expansion.

Capital Journal Daybreak: Senate Democrats Are Key to Iran Deal

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.

In This Money Race, Bernie Sanders Wins

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.

Takeaways From Alaska’s Medicaid Expansion

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.

O’Malley Financial Disclosure Highlights Big College Debt

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.

Jeb Bush to Point to Florida Record in Proposing Washington Overhaul

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 to Point to Florida Record in Proposing Washington Overhaul

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 [...]

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