Latest from Dan Balz

Obama and Trump upended two centuries of presidential selection. Voters say they’re open to new kinds of candidates this time, too.

  • May 18, 2019

With 23 candidates, Democrats face a messy nomination process that gives Trump an opportunity to define them before they define themselves.

  • May 18, 2019

As Joe Biden seeks Barack Obama’s third term, many of the former president’s loyalists wait to see ‘who lights a fire’.

  • May 11, 2019

The senator from Vermont’s poll numbers have dipped, and he now finds himself challenged from several directions.

  • May 11, 2019

Successful candidates, including Trump in 2016, defied early assumptions about electability. They all had something else.

  • May 4, 2019

A week of campaigning highlights the Democratic candidate’s attributes and the questions that surround his third bid for the White House.

  • May 2, 2019

Sanders runs just behind Biden, but more than half of all Democrats do not volunteer support for any candidate seeking the party’s nomination.

  • Apr 28, 2019

Post-ABC poll finds agreement across partisan lines that the Mueller report was fair, but partisan splits over what it concluded.

  • Apr 26, 2019

The former vice president made Trump the centerpiece of his announcement. No other Democratic candidate has done that.

  • Apr 25, 2019

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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