The Washington Post

Dan Balz

Chief correspondentWashington, D.C.


The top three GOP finishers in Iowa are displaying limitations, but can other candidates capitalize?

  • Feb 7, 2016

In the last GOP debate before the New Hampshire primary, Marco Rubio faltered under heavy criticism, while Chris Christie, John Kasich and Jeb Bush play offense.

  • Feb 6, 2016

Candidates argue passionately over health care, campaign funding and who is the true progressive.

  • Feb 4, 2016

The New Jersey governor says Rubio is “not ready to be president” and also criticizes Kasich and Bush.

  • Feb 4, 2016

She seeks to defeat Sanders by focusing on results, but will that be enough to inspire voters?

  • Feb 3, 2016

Iowa caucus results thrust establishment candidates into a fight for survival in New Hampshire.

  • Feb 2, 2016

“People ought to take down negative ads and tell the people in the last week what they’re for,” Ohio governor said while on campaign trail in New Hampshire.

  • Feb 2, 2016

Powerful showings by Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Bernie Sanders set the tone for New Hampshire.

  • Feb 1, 2016

The state has a process that is much-criticized, but it has shaped the 2016 race and will do so more Monday.

  • Jan 31, 2016

All over the state, there is a rush to turn out supporters on the final weekend before the caucuses.

  • Jan 30, 2016
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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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