Dan Balz

Chief correspondentWashington, D.C.


Michigan’s Snyder advises: Focus on problems, not blame-game politics and old governing models.

  • Mar 28, 2015

Ted Cruz says Republicans have lost because they’re not conservative enough. He wants to change that.

  • Mar 23, 2015

Bipartisan gridlock on the Hill plus internal GOP battles eat away at public confidence.

  • Mar 21, 2015

The rush to fill super PAC coffers adds to the disintegration of the campaign finance system.

  • Mar 14, 2015

The e-mail controversy highlights why a primary could be healthy for Clinton and her party.

  • Mar 11, 2015

The e-mail uproar raises the question of whether she can project openness in a genuine way.

  • Mar 10, 2015

Her handling of the e-mail controversy undermines her calls for more cooperative politics.

  • Mar 9, 2015

Republican White House hopefuls courted the agriculture industry and blasted the Obama administration.

  • Mar 7, 2015

in his first public appearance in Iowa as a likely presidential candidate, Bush also speaks about education and economy.

  • Mar 6, 2015

A wealthy agribusiness executive is among the organizers of a forum that’s drawing likely 2016 contenders.

  • Mar 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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