Latest from Dan Balz
He is assembling an experience and trusted team. Can they avoid mistakes of the past?
  • Nov 28, 2020
Overturning the election was never really possible. Instead he wants his followers, and even some Republican lawmakers, to see Biden as illegitimate.
  • Nov 21, 2020
A shifting Sun Belt alters the electoral calculus, but Democrats’ weakness with White working-class voters could keep some Northern states in GOP hands or up for grabs.
  • Nov 14, 2020
Claims of fraud, when nothing has been proved, weaken public faith in democracy and undermine President-elect Joe Biden’s ability to prepare to govern.
  • Nov 11, 2020
Notable figures and ordinary Americans describe their reaction to Trump's victory in 2016 and describe the moments during his presidency that compelled them to speak out and mobilize against him.
  • Nov 8, 2020
The problems he must fix are enormous. The obstacles to bridging the nation’s division are even greater.
  • Nov 7, 2020
His false claim of victory, cry of “fraud” and threat of legal action strike at the heart of free elections.
  • Nov 4, 2020
Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Michigan and Arizona are likely to determine the result, but maybe not for days.
  • Nov 4, 2020
Trump is rated high on the economy but low on coronavirus as case numbers rise.
  • Nov 1, 2020
Trump levels baseless claim against doctors; still has a narrow path to victory. Some Democrats fear a repeat of 2016 but Biden sticks to his course.
  • Oct 31, 2020