Latest from Dan Balz

The judicial branch was never free of politics, but things are different today, and the Kavanaugh fight underscores it.

  • Sep 22, 2018

Authors point to issues of race, religion, gender and ethnicity, not economic anxiety, as the factors that brought President Trump to the White House.

  • Sep 15, 2018

High stakes and lots of close races spread across the nation’s time zones means the Senate races will have plenty to offer on Nov. 6.

  • Sep 8, 2018

But majorities say that both Democrats and Republicans are out of touch with Americans.

  • Sep 4, 2018

The Democrats hope to take control of the House, and Republicans think they’ll hold the Senate. Those are just some of the dynamics that will play out over the next two months.

  • Sep 3, 2018

Democratic leaders want to keep it out of the midterms even though the base supports it. As Trump warns of dire consequences, Republicans worry about what the midterms might bring.

  • Sep 1, 2018

McCain leaves behind a giant legacy and a challenge to a different generation.

  • Aug 26, 2018

Democrats eye possible gains in states where Trump secured his electoral college victory. But Republicans are offering stiff resistance.

  • Aug 25, 2018

Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort face prison as Mueller investigation continues on its path.

  • Aug 21, 2018

The selection of the RNC chairman, a favorite of GOP congressional leaders and recommended by House Speaker Paul Ryan, puts a party insider and establishment figure in a key White House post.

  • Nov 13, 2016
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