WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

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The Gun Debate and Public Unions at the Supreme Court

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

Henninger, Finley and Gigot on the gun debate and public unions at the Supreme Court.

24 Min

Feb 23, 2018

Gun Control and the Legacy of Billy Graham

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on gun control and the legacy of Billy Graham.

19 Min

Feb 21, 2018

Guns and Mental Health After Parkland

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

Kim Strassel, Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on guns and mental health after Parkland.

25 Min

Feb 20, 2018

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25 min
Feb 16, 2018
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The Senate's immigration failure and Robert Mueller's Russian indictments.

22 min
Feb 14, 2018
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McGurn, Strassel and Gigot on John Kelly and a new poll on who should control Congress.

20 min
Feb 13, 2018
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Finley, Strassel and Gigot on the Trump infrastructure plan and the Senate immigration debate.

21 min
Feb 7, 2018
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Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on what we're learning about the FBI and Christopher Steele.

23 min
Feb 6, 2018
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James Freeman and Paul Gigot on stocks, the economy and Trump.

25 min
Feb 2, 2018
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Kim Strassel, Dan Henninger and Paul Gigot on the House Intelligence memo on the FBI and FISA court.

25 min
Jan 31, 2018
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Allysia Finley, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on Trump's State of the Union.

21 min
Jan 30, 2018
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Shakeup at the FBI and releasing the House Intelligence memo.

20 min
Jan 26, 2018
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Strassel and McGurn on Trump at Davos and the upcoming GOP memo.

24 min
Jan 24, 2018
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Kim Strassel, Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on Trump's trade politics and visiting Davos.

20 min
Jan 23, 2018
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The government shutdown fallout on immigration and the 2018 agenda.

22 min
Jan 19, 2018
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Bill McGurn, Dan Henninger and Paul Gigot on Trump's first year.

22 min
Jan 18, 2018
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Kim Strassel, Dan Henninger and Paul Gigot on government shutdown politics and prospects for an immigration deal.

20 min
Jan 16, 2018
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Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on immigration talks and Dow 26,000.

23 min
Jan 12, 2018
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Strassel, Finley and McGurn on the immigration deal and the latest out of the Trump-Russia investigation.

27 min
Jan 10, 2018
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Kim Strassel, Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on a possible immigration deal and the Fusion GPS transcript.

18 min
Jan 9, 2018
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Finley, Strassel and Gigot on Trump's trade politics and the Michael Wolff fallout.

23 min
Jan 5, 2018
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Bill McGurn, Dan Henninger and Paul Gigot on the implications of the Trump-Bannon divorce.

23 min
Jan 3, 2018
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Kim Strassel, Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on Trump's response to the Iran protests, plus how Orrin Hatch's retirement could change the Senate.

19 min
Jan 2, 2018
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Kim Strassel, Dan Henninger and Paul Gigot on the 2018 Trump-Congress agenda.

30 min
Dec 29, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Dan Henninger and Paul Gigot on Trump's first year and some portents of 2018.

23 min
Dec 22, 2017
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Kate Bachelder, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on Congress's year.

22 min
Dec 20, 2017
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Bachelder, Strassel and Gigot on how tax reform made it through Congress.

24 min
Dec 19, 2017
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Strassel, Henninger and Gigot on the economic and political fallout from the tax reform bill.

23 min
Dec 15, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Kate Bachelder and Paul Gigot on the final tax reform bill.

26 min
Dec 13, 2017
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The Democratic Senate victory in Alabama and what it means for tax reform and 2018.

23 min
Dec 12, 2017
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Kirsten Gillibrand vs. Trump on sexual harassment, and a second special counsel on Russia?

25 min
Dec 8, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on Al Franken and Roy Moore, and the accelerating U.S. economy.

18 min
Dec 6, 2017
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Bill McGurn and Kim Strassel on the clash between Congress and the FBI.

23 min
Dec 5, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on Republicans and Roy Moore, and Robert Mueller's Russia probe.

23 min
Dec 1, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Dan Henninger and Paul Gigot on Michael Flynn's plea deal and the Senate tax bill.

30 min
Nov 29, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Kim Strassel and Jillian Melchior discuss the fate of the tax bill working its way through the Senate, and the strange new world of sexual harassment allegations that have hit politics.

26 min
Nov 28, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Kate Bachelder and James Freeman discuss the farce at the CFPB, where two people claim to be acting director, and the bumps on the Republican road to a tax reform bill.

23 min
Nov 22, 2017
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Dan Henninger, Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on the sexual harassment bonfire in Washington.

17 min
Nov 21, 2017
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Finley, Melchior and Gigot on Trump's opposition to the AT&T-Time Warner merger.

27 min
Nov 17, 2017
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Strassel, Bachelder and Gigot on tax reform's progress and Roy Moore and Al Franken.

27 min
Nov 10, 2017
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Kim Strassel, James Freeman and Paul Gigot on Judge Roy Moore and the Senate tax bill.

24 min
Nov 8, 2017
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Strassel, Melchior and McGurn on the 2017 election results, and guns in wake of the shooting massacre in Texas.

24 min
Nov 3, 2017
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Dan Henninger, James Freeman and Paul Gigot on the House tax bill.

20 min
Nov 1, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on the terror attack in New York and what to look for in tax reform.

20 min
Oct 31, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on the Mueller indictments.

27 min
Oct 27, 2017
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Dan Henninger, Kim Strassel and Bill McGurn on the Steele Dossier and the Trump tax plan.

20 min
Oct 25, 2017
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Henninger and Strassel on the new revelations from the Steele dossier. Plus, Senator Jeff Flake resigns on the Senate floor.

19 min
Oct 24, 2017
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Dan Henninger, Kim Strassel and Bill McGurn on Trump's lunch with Senate Republicans. Plus, the latest on the governor's races in Virginia and New Jersey.

23 min
Oct 20, 2017
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Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on John Kelly, the Senate budget outline and Fusion GPS and the Russians.

23 min
Oct 18, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Kate Bachelder and Paul Gigot on the bipartisan Senate health-care deal.

24 min
Oct 17, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Dan Henninger and Paul Gigot on Trump and McConnell, and the fall of Raqqa.

22 min
Oct 13, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Kate Bachelder and Paul Gigot on Trump's ObamaCare actions, and John Kelly meets the press.

16 min
Oct 11, 2017
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Allysia Finley and Paul Gigot on rolling back the Clean Power Plan and tax reform.

22 min
Oct 10, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Allysia Finley and Paul Gigot on Trump's new immigration offer and Trump vs. Corker.

26 min
Oct 6, 2017
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Bill McGurn and Kim Strassel on the Steele dossier, the FBI, and Donald Trump.

22 min
Oct 4, 2017
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Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on Trump's Fed choices and gerrymanders at the Supreme Court.

21 min
Oct 3, 2017
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Kim Strassel, James Freeman and Paul Gigot on Las Vegas and Puerto Rico.

26 min
Sep 29, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Kate Bachelder and Paul Gigot on tax reform obstacles and the new Supreme Court term.

22 min
Sep 27, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Kate Bachelder and Paul Gigot on tax reform and the GOP Alabama Senate primary.

19 min
Sep 26, 2017
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Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on tax reform and the latest GOP health-care failure.

17 min
Sep 22, 2017
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Dan Henninger, Kim Strassel and Bill McGurn on the Republicans' challenging week ahead.

25 min
Sep 20, 2017
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Bill McGurn and Kim Strassel on Donald Trump's General Assembly speech at the U.N. and the Paul Manafort investigation.

23 min
Sep 19, 2017
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Dan Henninger, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on Trump at the U.N. and another chance to replace ObamaCare.

27 min
Sep 15, 2017
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Henninger, Strassel and Gigot on Hillary's book and Bernie's Medicare for all.

26 min
Sep 13, 2017
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Strassel, McGurn and Gigot on tax reform and judicial nomination fights.

22 min
Sep 12, 2017
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Strassel, McGurn and Gigot on lessons of the hurricanes and Trump and the Democrats on taxes.

22 min
Sep 8, 2017
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Strassel and Gigot on Donald Trump's turn toward the Democrats.

26 min
Sep 6, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on DACA in Congress and debt-ceiling politics.

22 min
Sep 5, 2017
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Allysia Finley, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on Trump's 'dreamer' immigrant decision.

25 min
Sep 1, 2017
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McGurn, Strassel and Freeman on progressives laying blame in Houston's recovery and Trump's tax reform.

21 min
Aug 30, 2017
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Jillian Melchior on Antifa, plus Strassel and Gigot on how Hurricane Harvey changes the autumn agenda in Washington.

15 min
Aug 29, 2017
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Kim Strassel, James Freeman and Paul Gigot on the Texas flood.

23 min
Aug 25, 2017
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James Freeman, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on Trump vs. the GOP Congress.

15 min
Aug 23, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Allysia Finley and Paul Gigot on Trump vs. McConnell and the GOP Senate.

25 min
Aug 22, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Mary Kissel and Paul Gigot on Trump's Afghan strategy and Steve Bannon.

23 min
Aug 18, 2017
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Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on Steve Bannon, and GOP distancing from Trump.

25 min
Aug 16, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on Trump's press conference and the Alabama Senate primary.

21 min
Aug 15, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on CEOs and Trump, and Steve Bannon.

23 min
Aug 11, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on Donald Trump vs. Mitch McConnell.

22 min
Aug 9, 2017
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Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on Trump and Korea, the politics of Google and the job market.

19 min
Aug 8, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on H.R. McMaster and the latest sanctions on North Korea.

25 min
Aug 4, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on Mueller's grand jury, the jobs market and legal immigration.

22 min
Aug 2, 2017
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Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on Trump's troubles with the GOP Congress.

18 min
Aug 1, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on the White House shakeup.

19 min
Jul 26, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Kate Bachelder and Paul Gigot on the Senate health-care vote-a-rama.

26 min
Jul 25, 2017
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Dan Henninger, Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on Joe Rago, the health-care vote and Jeff Sessions.

18 min
Jul 19, 2017
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Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on the fallout from GOP health-care failure.

22 min
Jul 18, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on the GOP health-care crackup.

24 min
Jul 14, 2017
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Dan Henninger, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on the revised Senate health bill and all Donald Trump Jr.'s Russians.

23 min
Jul 12, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Bill McGurn and Joe Rago take stock of the GOP Congress so far. Plus, the Chuck Schumer nominations blockade.

19 min
Jul 11, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss the Senate GOP's health-care agony and Donald Trump Jr.

14 min
Jul 7, 2017
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Bill McGurn and Joe Rago parse Trump's Warsaw speech, and the president and Putin meet in Hamburg.

22 min
Jul 5, 2017
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Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on Trump vs. North Korea and Putin.

23 min
Jun 30, 2017
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Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel and Joe Rago on Trump's tweets, the health-reform prognosis, and the U.S. energy boom.

22 min
Jun 28, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on the Supreme Court and the GOP health-care mess.

22 min
Jun 27, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on the prospects for the Senate health-care bill.

18 min
Jun 23, 2017
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Dan Henninger, Mary Kissel and Bill McGurn on the Democrats' post-Georgia civil war.

19 min
Jun 21, 2017
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Rago, Finley and Gigot on the fallout from the GOP victories in Georgia and South Carolina.

19 min
Jun 20, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on Syria and a curtain raiser on the House special election in Georgia.

19 min
Jun 16, 2017
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McGurn and Gigot on Robert Mueller and the Senate's Russia sanctions.

19 min
Jun 14, 2017
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A gunman targets a congressional baseball practice, Jeff Sessions on Capitol Hill, and the Virginia gubernatorial primary.

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