Latest from Dan Balz
The Democratic primary campaign is unlike any previous competition, driven by a complicated and relentless calendar. The winner will face a sophisticated and well-funded Trump campaign.
  • Jan 29, 2020
Economy and easing of perceptions of financial strains boost president’s approval and narrow margins in tests against possible Democratic rivals
  • Jan 27, 2020
The two men, pillars of competing ideologies, are locked in a more crowded knot of candidates in Iowa and New Hampshire, whose results could alter the national findings.
  • Jan 26, 2020
Senior Trump campaign officials have lobbied the nonpartisan organization over moderators and the makeup of its board of directors.
  • Jan 24, 2020
  • Analysis
On issues, progressives say they’ve made strides. Whether they can get their preferred nominee is another matter.
  • Jan 18, 2020
  • Analysis
It’s not the question of acquittal versus conviction but how GOP senators meet the test of rendering “impartial justice” in the face of evidence about the president’s actions on Ukraine
  • Jan 16, 2020
Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren avoided open conflict in Tuesday’s debate, but they remain on a collision course.
  • Jan 15, 2020
  • Analysis
Sanders’s rise in Iowa highlights the aspirations of the party’s progressive wing. A Post-Ipsos poll underscores Biden’s dependence on black voters.
  • Jan 11, 2020
The survey, one of the most extensive studies to date on the views of African Americans about the 2020 election, finds that defeating President Trump is personally important to an overwhelming majority in that group.
  • Jan 11, 2020