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WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

From the award-winning opinion pages of The Wall Street Journal, Paul Gigot and Kim Strassel discuss the latest political and government news from Washington. Get the critical perspective and analysis you need —from the first caucus to the final vote, hear what’s at stake this 2016 Election season.

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James Comey, Neil Gorsuch, and Health Reform

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss James Comey, Neil Gorsuch and health reform progress.

19 Min

Mar 21, 2017

The Intelligence Probes and the Trump Budget

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

Strassel, Henninger and Gigot on the intelligence probes, health care and the Trump budget.

18 Min

Mar 17, 2017

Donald Trump's Tax Return

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss Trump's tax return and health-care progress.

19 Min

Mar 15, 2017

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19 min
Mar 14, 2017
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What the CBO score means for the House health-care bill.

16 min
Mar 10, 2017
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Dan Henninger, Bill McGurn and Joe Rago dissect the latest WikiLeaks dump, plus the mob at Middlebury shuts down a campus speaker.

23 min
Mar 8, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss the Republican health-care brawl.

21 min
Mar 7, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss the GOP's do-or-die ObamaCare reform.

17 min
Mar 3, 2017
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Dan Henninger, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss Jeff Sessions and the Russians, and the GOP's ObamaCare fight.

23 min
Mar 1, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot break down Trump's speech to Congress.

17 min
Feb 28, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot preview Trump's speech to Congress.

20 min
Feb 24, 2017
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Dan Henninger, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss U.S. vs. Mexico and Trump's first month.

19 min
Feb 22, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss Trump's deportation rules and the GOP's raucous town halls.

20 min
Feb 21, 2017
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Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel and Joe Rago discuss H.R. McMaster, Mike Pence in Europe, and Scott Pruitt at EPA.

25 min
Feb 17, 2017
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Dan Henninger, James Freeman and Paul Gigot discuss the Flynn fall and Trump's first month.

19 min
Feb 15, 2017
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Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel, and Joe Rago discuss the Michael Flynn fallout, and ObamaCare repeal prospects.

14 min
Feb 14, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss Michael Flynn's resignation.

18 min
Feb 10, 2017
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Henninger, Strassel and Rago dissect the judicial rebuke to Trump's immigration order. Plus, did Judge Gorsuch go rouge?

18 min
Feb 8, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss the Senate's partisan crackup and the refugee argument in the Ninth Circuit.

18 min
Feb 7, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss the courts and Trump's immigration order.

24 min
Feb 3, 2017
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Neil Gorsuch, Iran policy, and lessons of President Trump's first two weeks.

17 min
Feb 1, 2017
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Rago and McGurn discuss Trump's Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch, and Senate Democrats boycott confirmation hearings.

19 min
Jan 31, 2017
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Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel, and Joe Rago discuss the latest involving Donald Trump's firing of the acting attorney general and his refugee order.

21 min
Jan 27, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss Trump's first week.

19 min
Jan 25, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss immigration, voter fraud and Dow 20,000.

16 min
Jan 24, 2017
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Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel and Joe Rago discuss Trump's moves on trade and pipelines. Plus, a look at James Comey and the Supreme Court.

29 min
Jan 20, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss Trump's inaugural.

21 min
Jan 18, 2017
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Joe Rago, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot break down the new polls as Trump prepares to take office.

21 min
Jan 17, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss Donald Trump and the Twitter Presidency.

27 min
Jan 13, 2017
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Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel, and Joe Rago discuss the path to ObamaCare repeal and James Comey's future.

24 min
Jan 11, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss Trump's first press conference since becoming president-elect.

21 min
Jan 10, 2017
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Joe Rago, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot discuss Obama's farewell and California vs. Trump.

22 min
Jan 6, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss the intelligence brawl and cabinet nomination fights.

23 min
Jan 4, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss the House ethics meltdown and Trump's trade warriors.

19 min
Jan 3, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss what's in store for the new Congress and Donald Trump.

26 min
Dec 30, 2016
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Dan Henninger, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss lessons from 2016 and what to look for in 2017.

21 min
Dec 28, 2016
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Joe Rago, Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot discuss Obama's parting shot on Israel at the U.N. and the Obama-Trump transition getting testy.

22 min
Dec 21, 2016
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James Freeman, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on last-minute Obama rules, Mick Mulvaney and terror in Europe.

23 min
Dec 20, 2016
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Bill McGurn, James Freeman and Paul Gigot discuss the electoral college vote and Russian hacking.

29 min
Dec 16, 2016
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Dan Henninger, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss John Podesta and the FBI, and fake news and Facebook.

21 min
Dec 14, 2016
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Joe Rago, James Freeman, and Paul Gigot discuss faithless electors and Trump's economic team from Goldman Sachs.

25 min
Dec 13, 2016
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Joe Rago, James Freeman and Paul Gigot discuss the Russian election hacks, Rex Tillerson and Rick Perry.

28 min
Dec 9, 2016
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Joe Rago, Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on Trump's cabinet reformers, and Obama's legacy against terror.

28 min
Dec 7, 2016
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The GOP debate over ObamaCare repeal, the Louisiana Senate race and Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State?

25 min
Dec 6, 2016
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss Ben Carson at HUD and Trump vs. Republicans on industrial policy.

27 min
Dec 2, 2016
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss General Mattis, Trump and Carrier, and the campaign adviser meltdown at Harvard University.

20 min
Nov 30, 2016
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Join Joe Rago and Paul Gigot for a look at Trump's economic team and Pelosi's House leadership victory.

25 min
Nov 29, 2016
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Paul Gigot, Joe Rago, and James Freeman on "The Cabinet Apprentice" and the presidential recount. Will it overturn the electoral college?

26 min
Nov 23, 2016
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Paul Gigot, Joe Rago, and James Freeman discuss Trump on prosecuting Clinton and climate change. Plus, the fight over the next Democratic Party chief.

27 min
Nov 22, 2016
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Joe Rago, James Freeman and Paul Gigot discuss Trump's cabinet auditions and the post-election move in stocks and bonds.

31 min
Nov 18, 2016
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Joe Rago, James Freeman and Paul Gigot on Trump's cabinet picks.

28 min
Nov 16, 2016
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James Freeman, Dan Henninger and Paul Gigot discuss the Trump transition and new Democratic leaders.

20 min
Nov 14, 2016
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Rago, Strassel and Gigot on Trump's White House staff.

28 min
Nov 11, 2016
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Joe Rago, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot talk the Trump transition.

29 min
Nov 10, 2016
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Joe Rago, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot discuss Trump's transition and the Democratic response.

29 min
Nov 9, 2016
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss the Donald Trump earthquake of Election 2016.

25 min
Nov 8, 2016
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot break down what to look for on Election Night.

26 min
Nov 7, 2016
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Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel, and Joe Rago discuss James Comey's latest intervention and the final presidential polls.

20 min
Nov 4, 2016
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In the homestretch of the presidential election, Dan Henninger, Kim Strassel, and James Freeman discuss where the election stands.

26 min
Nov 2, 2016
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Paul Gigot, Joe Rago, and James Freeman discuss how the electoral map could change in this year's election.

18 min
Nov 1, 2016
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As Election Day nears, Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel and Joe Rago discuss the closing presidential polls and tight Senate races.

26 min
Oct 31, 2016
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Dan Henninger, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss the FBI, Justice and Hillary Clinton.

26 min
Oct 28, 2016
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss the Clinton Inc. memo and the GOP's hopes for keeping Congress.

27 min
Oct 26, 2016
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Paul Gigot, Joe Rago, and James Freeman discuss Trump's money disadvantage and the GOP effort to save the Senate.

21 min
Oct 25, 2016
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Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel, Joe Rago, and Dan Henninger discuss the political accountability for ObamaCare and the FBI's conflict on Clinton.

22 min
Oct 21, 2016
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Kim Strassel, James Freeman and Paul Gigot discuss the Al Smith dinner cringe and Trump's best closing strategy.

18 min
Oct 20, 2016
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James Freeman, Dan Henninger and Paul Gigot dissect the third presidential debate.

21 min
Oct 19, 2016
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Kim Strassel, James Freeman and Paul Gigot on more WikiLeaks and a debate preview.

19 min
Oct 18, 2016
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Kim Strassel, James Freeman and Paul Gigot discuss Clinton's expanding electoral field and the latest email leaks.

17 min
Oct 17, 2016
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Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss Trump's "rigged election" claims and the new polls.

24 min
Oct 14, 2016
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss Trump and women, and Clinton and WikiLeaks.

26 min
Oct 12, 2016
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Paul Gigot, Joe Rago and James Freeman discuss Trump vs. Ryan, and the Clinton campaign's disdain for Catholics.

19 min
Oct 11, 2016
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Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel and Joe Rago discuss Trump going rogue as Republicans try to save the House and Senate.

23 min
Oct 10, 2016
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Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel, and Dan Henninger discuss Donald Trump's debate performance and whether it can prevent any further GOP defections.

22 min
Oct 7, 2016
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Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel, and James Freeman discuss the ObamaCare meltdown, and preview Sunday's second presidential debate.

21 min
Oct 5, 2016
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James Freeman, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss Mike Pence's triumph at the vice presidential debate.

19 min
Oct 4, 2016
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Joe Rago, James Freeman and Paul Gigot discuss Trump's taxes and the VP debate.

27 min
Sep 30, 2016
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Dan Henninger, James Freeman and Paul Gigot discuss Clinton's post-debate momentum.

22 min
Sep 28, 2016
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Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel, and Joe Rago discuss Trump's tax-return problem and Jim Comey's Clinton duck and cover.

23 min
Sep 27, 2016
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Dan Henninger, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot break down the presidential debate.

22 min
Sep 23, 2016
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Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel, and Joe Rago discuss how Trump can win Monday's debate, and Clinton's issues advantage.

21 min
Sep 21, 2016
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Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel, and Joe Rago discuss Obama's farewell to the U.N. and Clinton's problems with millennials.

19 min
Sep 20, 2016
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Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel and Joe Rago discuss the latest bombing threats in New York City and how the presidential nominees are handling the debate on terror.

22 min
Sep 16, 2016
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Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel and Joe Rago discuss Trump's birther blunder, his economic plan, and why the race is now tied.

25 min
Sep 14, 2016
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James Freeman, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss Trump's child-care move and the GOP fortunes looking up in the Senate.

21 min
Sep 13, 2016
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss Clinton's health and the 'deplorables' debate.

25 min
Sep 9, 2016
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Strassel, Freeman and Gigot on the commander in chief debate.

24 min
Sep 7, 2016
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Why the presidential polls are closing, and double political standards on for-profit schools.

21 min
Sep 7, 2016
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Trump's black church outreach and the fallout from the FBI's Clinton file.

21 min
Sep 6, 2016
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Trump's black church outreach and the fallout from the FBI's Clinton file.

27 min
Sep 2, 2016
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Paul Gigot, Joe Rago, and James Freeman discuss Trump's immigration speech and the state of race at Labor Day.

22 min
Aug 31, 2016
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Marco Rubio and John McCain win their primaries, and Donald Trump visits Mexico's president.

21 min
Aug 30, 2016
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Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel, and Joe Rago discuss the return of ObamaCare as an election issue, and how the Clinton Foundation won't go away.

53 min
Aug 26, 2016
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Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel, and Joe Rago discuss Clinton's comments on the "alt-right" and Trump's immigration shifts.

19 min
Aug 24, 2016
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Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel and Joe Rago discuss how Hillary plays it cool despite more pay-to-play Clinton Foundation stories.

24 min
Aug 23, 2016
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Paul Gigot, Joe Rago and Kim Strassel discuss Clinton's latest email woes and Trump's immigration shift.

23 min
Aug 19, 2016
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Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel, and Joe Rago discuss Trump's new stump speech, and the Clinton Foundation's new ethics.

23 min
Aug 17, 2016
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Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel and Joe Rago discuss Trump's campaign shakeout and his pitch for the black vote.

20 min
Aug 16, 2016
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Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel and Joe Rago discuss Trump's anti-terror speech and Obama's latest Guantanamo prisoner release.

27 min
Aug 12, 2016
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Paul Gigot, James Freeman and Joe Rago discuss Clinton vs. Trump on the economy, and Clinton's email risks.

21 min
Aug 10, 2016
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Joe Rago reports from Wisconsin, plus James Freeman and Paul Gigot discuss Clinton's latest emails.

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