Dan Balz

Chief correspondentWashington, D.C.


The New Jersey governor hopes to climb back to the top of the 2016 field by answering questions.

  • Jul 2, 2015

He sees blunt talk and New Hampshire town halls as his lifeline. But the parallels are limited.

  • Jun 30, 2015

Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush have offered ambitious agendas. The devil’s in the details to come.

  • Jun 20, 2015

The newly declared GOP presidential candidate landed in Des Moines on Tuesday night with full bravado.

  • Jun 17, 2015

In the face of obstacles, Bush makes his case as a conservative who can win the general election.

  • Jun 15, 2015

Sen. Bernie Sanders calls on Clinton to divulge where she stands, not only on trade but also other issues.

  • Jun 15, 2015

She cast herself as a relentless fighter who will measure progress on the nation’s economic problems in both inches and miles.

  • Jun 13, 2015

The former secretary of state is focused on economic and kitchen-table issues for 2016.

  • Jun 12, 2015

His decision to pick John Weaver and Fred Davis, who worked for John McCain’s campaign in 2008, signal that the Ohio governor is well on his way to announce his presidential campaign next month.

  • Jun 9, 2015

In the first “Roast and Ride,” the GOP message was plain: Iowa still deeply matters in the nominating process.

  • Jun 6, 2015
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Dan Balz is Chief Correspondent at The Washington Post. He has served as the paper’s National Editor, Political Editor, White House correspondent and Southwest correspondent. He is the co-author of two books, including the New York Times bestseller “The Battle For America 2008,” a narrative history of the 2008 presidential campaign. He is the recipient of the American Political Science Association award for political coverage and shared the Gerald R. Ford award for coverage of the presidency. In 2011, he received the White House Correspondents’ Association’s Merriman Smith award for deadline writing about the presidency and the National Press Club’s award for political analysis. He is a regular panelist on PBS’s “Washington Week” and MSNBC’s “Daily Rundown” and is a frequent guest on other public affairs programs.
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