Dan Balz

Chief correspondentWashington, D.C.


The Wisconsin governor has fallen with the rise of Trump, prompting backers to call for a reboot.

  • Aug 30, 2015

Democratic contest appears far less certain than earlier this summer as party leaders voice doubts, worries.

  • Aug 29, 2015

  • Aug 29, 2015

As the front-runner sought to cement her status, O’Malley and Sanders pressed anti-establishment causes.

  • Aug 28, 2015

Deal will allow the Democratic front-runner to help raise funds for the national party for use in the general election.

  • Aug 27, 2015

He is weighing whether his family is emotionally prepared for a run while still grieving the death of his son.

  • Aug 24, 2015

As Bernie Sanders’s popularity grows and the e-mail bad news gets worse, some Democrats see the front-runner as insular, defensive and tone-deaf to changes.

  • Aug 15, 2015

The vice president hasn’t said “no” to another campaign. That’s not a yes.

  • Aug 15, 2015

Perry’s campaign manager told staff the day after the first GOP debate that they would no longer be paid.

  • Aug 10, 2015

Trump offended Hispanics and now women. The GOP needs more of their votes in 2016.

  • Aug 8, 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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