Dan Balz

Chief correspondentWashington, D.C.

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Pollster Whit Ayres has written the book. Can Marco Rubio translate it into the presidency?

  • May 23, 2015

In a shapeless 2016 campaign, cash is defining the race, thanks to Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton.

  • May 19, 2015

Thursday’s election may become just the first in a trilogy of rapid-fire votes that set the country adrift from Europe, divide it in half and ultimately leave behind a rump state of diminishing value to its allies.

  • May 9, 2015

No one predicted the Conservative victory, and now everyone is trying to understand how it happened.

  • May 9, 2015

With Prime Minister David Cameron moving swiftly to establish his new government, the country faces uncertainty over the durability of the U.K. and its place in both Europe and the world.

  • May 8, 2015

Exit polls and partial results after a vote to pick the next Parliament showed the Conservative Party with an emphatic lead, and Labor leader Ed Miliband delivered what amounted to a concession speech early morning.

  • May 8, 2015

The Scottish National Party, defeated in an independence vote, won big in the British election.

  • May 7, 2015

The results suggested the Tories will win 316 seats in the 650-member Parliament, leaving them in need of allies to cobble together a majority and retain the prime minister’s seat.

  • May 7, 2015

A majority believe the Conservative incumbent will prevail in post-election maneuvering to remain in power.

  • May 7, 2015

He’ll challenge Hillary Clinton from the left.

  • Apr 28, 2015
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About
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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