The Washington Post

Dan Balz

Chief correspondentWashington, D.C.


In a time of disaffection, fully mobilizing the new electorate remains a sizable challenge.

  • Nov 28, 2015

Rubio and Cruz run third and fourth. Bush appears hurt by voters’ determination to shake up Washington.

  • Nov 22, 2015

Governors accuse Obama of being dismissive of their concerns. Some say they can act on their own.

  • Nov 18, 2015

Executive experience in state capitals has not translated into success so far in the GOP nomination contest.

  • Nov 18, 2015

Message, money and organization give him staying power other conservatives lack, he says.

  • Nov 17, 2015

Exchanges on domestic issues are particularly biting.

  • Nov 14, 2015

The campaigns offered differing accounts over whether Sanders objected to starting with foreign policy.

  • Nov 14, 2015

On the eve of the next Democratic debate in Des Moines, the stakes are high for the insurgent campaign.

  • Nov 12, 2015

No one was the candidate to beat in the fourth debate, and so most are likely to keep hanging on.

  • Nov 11, 2015

Pocketbook issues, as well as immigration, are among the topics that signal deep fault lines.

  • Nov 10, 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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