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Wall Street Journal Washington bureau chief and author of the Capital Journal column. Follow my writings, posts and appearances at wsj.com/news/politics

As the Game Gets Chippy, the Leaders Tighten Their Grip

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton enjoy solid wins, but the intraparty nastiness is only growing In a hotly contested sporting event, the announcers often note that things are getting "chippy" near the end-which usually means the team trailing on the scoreboard is growing frustrated and starting to pick fights.

クルーズ・ケーシック同盟、共和党に吉か凶か - WSJ

jp.wsj.com — 今回の米大統領選で、もっと驚くようなことが起きないかと思っているなら、あとちょっと待つだけでいい。  共和党候補指名争いで、テッド・クルーズ上院議員(テキサス州)とオハイオ州のジョン・ケーシック知事は24日夜、近く予備選が行われる州を2人で共に戦い、首位を走るドナルド・トランプ氏を阻止する可能性を高めることで合意した。共和党全国大会での決選投票を激戦に持ち込むことが狙いだ。 ...

Cruz-Kasich Alliance the Latest GOP Stunner

wsj.com — If you want to see one more amazing thing in this presidential campaign, just wait a few days. It will come along. And so it was on Sunday night that Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov.

Why Six Swing-State GOP Senators Are in Trouble - And How They Can Survive

blogs.wsj.com — In a complicated political season, nobody has more complications to worry about than the half-dozen Republican senators seeking re-election in tight, swing-state contests. Those senators-hailing from Illinois, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and North Carolina-are being buffeted by big forces largely out of their control as they try to hang onto their seats.

Presidential Front-Runners Get Breathing Room After New York Vote

wsj.com — In an election season in which very little has gone according to expectation, New York did: Its big primary was kind to both parties' presidential front-runners, and just when they needed that. Donald Trump won a resounding victory, easily the biggest and most persuasive of the campaign.

The Damage Bernie’s Hillary Bashing May Do

wsj.com — As the big New York primary election arrives, it would be a mistake to say the fight for the Democratic presidential nomination is dragging on with no end in sight. Despite tightening poll numbers, it's dragging on with a likely end still in sight: Hillary Clinton prevailing, both in New York and nationwide, because the delegate math works inexorably in her favor.

Campaign 2016: Not Servicing National Debt

wsj.com — As part of Donald Trump's effort to move his presidential quest from insurrection into a more-conventional campaign, he is considering making some serious speeches that would put more meat on his skeletal policy proposals. One possibility to consider: Reconciling his wildly conflicting signals on the national debt.

Front-Runners Enter Treacherous Terrain With Wisconsin Primary Losses

wsj.com — Normally friendly Wisconsin was unfriendly to front-runners Tuesday, which means the leader in each party's presidential race now must move into more treacherous territory lying just ahead. Their situations are hardly identical, of course, and the dangers are greater for Republican Donald Trump than they are for Democrat Hillary Clinton.

トップ候補に落とし穴、ウィスコンシン州予備選 - WSJ

jp.wsj.com — ウィスコンシン州はこれまで大統領選のトップランナーに友好的な姿勢を示してきたが、今回の予備選では、民主・共和両党のトップを走る候補者に非友好的な態度を突きつけた。大統領選で両党の指名獲得を目指すヒラリー・クリントン、ドナルド・トランプ両氏にとって、この日の結果は、今後、一段と不安定な状況が待ち受けていることを示すものとなった。 ...

Optimism Is a Casualty in Campaign 2016

wsj.com — In a campaign season of startling statements, two of the most startling have gotten relatively little attention. They came, not surprisingly, from Republican front-runner Donald Trump, who has in recent days declared that "we're a poor country now" and that a "very massive recession" is coming. Both are questionable declarations.
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Apr 27, 2016

Trump says America First will be theme of his administration; the original America Firsters were, in fact, isolatinists.Trump says America First will be theme of his administration; the original America Firsters were, in fact, isolatinists.

Apr 26, 2016

Trump: "If Hillary Clinton were a man, I don't think she'd get 5% of the vote."Trump: "If Hillary Clinton were a man, I don't think she'd get 5% of the vote."

Apr 26, 2016

Basic disconnect in Trump security statements: Says nuclear weapons are biggest risk, but has suggested Japan, S.Korea should add them.Basic disconnect in Trump security statements: Says nuclear weapons are biggest risk, but has suggested Japan, S.Korea should add them.

Apr 26, 2016

Many campaigns complain that reporters always want to talk about process. The Trump campaign can't really do that. twitter.com/amyewalter/sta…

Apr 26, 2016

Trump hits tougher tones on companies that relocate overseas than most Democrats do.Trump hits tougher tones on companies that relocate overseas than most Democrats do.

Apr 26, 2016

Trump also wants Sanders to run as an independent. Which is sort of what any candidate would wish for on the other side.Trump also wants Sanders to run as an independent. Which is sort of what any candidate would wish for on the other side.

Apr 26, 2016

"I want to thank the media," says Trump. He did. Really."I want to thank the media," says Trump. He did. Really.

Apr 26, 2016

RT @kristinapet: Rep. Chris Van Hollen defeats Rep. Donna Edwards in tough Maryland Senate Dem primary.

Apr 26, 2016

Clinton is likely to win Pennsylvania in 2016 by using the Obama coalition of 2008: wsj.com/articles/penns… via @WSJ


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