WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

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Mike Pompeo's Confirmation Fight

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

Mike Pompeo's confirmation fight for Secretary of State, and protecting Robert Mueller.

19 Min

Apr 18, 2018

James Comey's Memoir

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

James Comey's memoir on Trump and Clinton.

21 Min

Apr 17, 2018

A Pardon for Scooter Libby

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

A pardon for Scooter Libby and the inspector general report on Andrew McCabe.

21 Min

Apr 13, 2018

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24 min
Apr 11, 2018
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Paul Ryan won't run for re-election, and Mark Zuckerberg meets Congress.

19 min
Apr 10, 2018
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The FBI raid on Michael Cohen and Trump's Syria options.

21 min
Apr 4, 2018
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A big liberal election victory in Wisconsin, and the China-U.S. trade war escalates.

19 min
Apr 3, 2018
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Trump escalates on immigration, and Scott Pruitt draws political fire.

21 min
Mar 30, 2018
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Trump vs. Amazon, and Jeff Sessions says no to a second special counsel.

17 min
Mar 28, 2018
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The Senate confirmation logjam and new South Korea trade deal.

19 min
Mar 27, 2018
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The politics of guns after the marches, and the Stormy Daniels risk for Trump.

23 min
Mar 23, 2018
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John Bolton's worldview and Trump's China tariffs.

20 min
Mar 21, 2018
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The Illinois primary results and Trump congratulates Putin.

21 min
Mar 20, 2018
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Strassel, Kissel and McGurn on the Andrew McCabe firing. Plus, Saudi Arabia's crown prince meets President Trump.

21 min
Mar 16, 2018
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Trump makes Larry Kudlow his chief economic adviser.

20 min
Mar 14, 2018
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McGurn and Gigot on an apparent Democratic victory in Pennsylvania.

18 min
Mar 13, 2018
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Kissel, Henninger, and McGurn on Mike Pompeo and House Intelligence Committee's latest report.

15 min
Mar 9, 2018
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Strassel, Finley and McGurn on special counsels. Plus, Conor Lamb and the special election for Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District.

22 min
Mar 7, 2018
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Strassel and McGurn on the Gary Cohn resignation and the results of the Texas primaries.

20 min
Mar 6, 2018
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Strassel, Finley and McGurn on steel tariffs and the latest from election races across the country.

19 min
Mar 2, 2018
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Henninger, McGurn and Gigot on Trump's trade war and a beleaguered White House staff.

25 min
Feb 28, 2018
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Strassel, McGurn and Gigot on the boycott of the NRA and Jared Kushner's White House security clearance.

20 min
Feb 27, 2018
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Strassel, McGurn and Gigot on public unions vs. free speech at the Supreme Court, plus the Democratic intel memo.

24 min
Feb 23, 2018
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Henninger, Finley and Gigot on the gun debate and public unions at the Supreme Court.

19 min
Feb 21, 2018
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Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on gun control and the legacy of Billy Graham.

25 min
Feb 20, 2018
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Kim Strassel, Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on guns and mental health after Parkland.

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.

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