Dan Balz

Chief correspondentWashington, D.C.


Thursday’s vote is likely to produce no majority for major parties, with broad implications for nation’s future.

  • May 4, 2015

The future of the anti-immigration party — and that of its leader, Nigel Farage — is at stake.

  • May 3, 2015

Can a party energize its conservative base and modernize at the same time?

  • May 2, 2015

A week before Britain’s elections, party leaders take it on the chin from skeptical citizens

  • Apr 30, 2015

The blunt, self-described socialist provides a challenge from the left to Hillary Rodham Clinton.

  • Apr 28, 2015

He’ll challenge Hillary Clinton from the left.

  • Apr 28, 2015

Bush is raising tons of money and has plenty of potential assets. Why aren’t his rivals scared off?

  • Apr 25, 2015

How “negative partisanship” shapes the outcomes in House and Senate elections.

  • Apr 18, 2015

These two states start the nominating process, but they offer different tests for candidates.

  • Apr 17, 2015

Democrat’s low-key tour of the state aims to erase any residual vibe from 2008 of an entitled or aloof campaign.

  • Apr 15, 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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