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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 on developments out of the nation's capital.

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The Health-Care Vote and Jeff Sessions

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

Dan Henninger, Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on Joe Rago, the health-care vote and Jeff Sessions.

26 Min

Jul 25, 2017

The Fallout From GOP Health-Care Failure

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on the fallout from GOP health-care failure.

18 Min

Jul 19, 2017

The GOP Health-Care Crackup

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on the GOP health-care crackup.

22 Min

Jul 18, 2017

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24 min
Jul 14, 2017
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Dan Henninger, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on the revised Senate health bill and all Donald Trump Jr.'s Russians.

23 min
Jul 12, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Bill McGurn and Joe Rago take stock of the GOP Congress so far. Plus, the Chuck Schumer nominations blockade.

19 min
Jul 11, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss the Senate GOP's health-care agony and Donald Trump Jr.

14 min
Jul 7, 2017
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Bill McGurn and Joe Rago parse Trump's Warsaw speech, and the president and Putin meet in Hamburg.

22 min
Jul 5, 2017
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Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on Trump vs. North Korea and Putin.

23 min
Jun 30, 2017
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Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel and Joe Rago on Trump's tweets, the health-reform prognosis, and the U.S. energy boom.

22 min
Jun 28, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on the Supreme Court and the GOP health-care mess.

22 min
Jun 27, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on the prospects for the Senate health-care bill.

18 min
Jun 23, 2017
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Dan Henninger, Mary Kissel and Bill McGurn on the Democrats' post-Georgia civil war.

19 min
Jun 21, 2017
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Rago, Finley and Gigot on the fallout from the GOP victories in Georgia and South Carolina.

19 min
Jun 20, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on Syria and a curtain raiser on the House special election in Georgia.

19 min
Jun 16, 2017
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McGurn and Gigot on Robert Mueller and the Senate's Russia sanctions.

19 min
Jun 14, 2017
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A gunman targets a congressional baseball practice, Jeff Sessions on Capitol Hill, and the Virginia gubernatorial primary.

19 min
Jun 13, 2017
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Will Trump fire Robert Mueller?

22 min
Jun 9, 2017
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Dan Henninger, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot sum up the fallout from Jim Comey week.

23 min
Jun 7, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on Sessions, Comey and Trump.

17 min
Jun 6, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on Trump and the British terror attack.

25 min
Jun 2, 2017
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Paul Gigot, Kim Strassel and Joe Rago discuss Trump's Paris climate withdrawal and Hillary Clinton's election post-mortem.

26 min
May 31, 2017
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Joe Rago, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on Trump's call to kill the legislative filibuster.

22 min
May 30, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on a White House shakeup.

22 min
May 26, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on the Montana House race and Trump goes to NATO.

22 min
May 24, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on Trump meets the pope and Senate health-care prospects.

22 min
May 23, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on Trump's budget and his Mideast visit.

19 min
May 19, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on Trump's Jim Comey week.

24 min
May 18, 2017
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Joe Rago, Dan Henninger and Paul Gigot on the special counsel decision to investigate Trump.

22 min
May 17, 2017
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Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on the Comey memo and Trump.

22 min
May 16, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on what Trump told the Russians.

25 min
May 12, 2017
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Dan Henninger, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on Trump and Comey.

25 min
May 10, 2017
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Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on the firing of James Comey.

21 min
May 9, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on Sally Yates and the election politics of health care in 2018.

23 min
May 5, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on the House health-care bill and its Senate prospects.

17 min
May 3, 2017
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Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on pre-existing conditions and the House health care vote.

19 min
May 2, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on health-care prospects and the budget deal.

17 min
Apr 26, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Bill McGurn and Joe Rago parse the White House tax reform proposal. Plus, will we always have Paris?

22 min
Apr 25, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss tax reform, budget follies and North Korea.

27 min
Apr 21, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on the House health reform revival and Trump's trade policy.

21 min
Apr 19, 2017
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The Georgia special House election and the Korean armada that wasn't.

19 min
Apr 18, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss tax-reform prospects and Trump's transactional foreign policy.

21 min
Apr 14, 2017
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Joe Rago, Dan Henninger and Paul Gigot discuss Trump's foreign policy and the White House power struggle.

25 min
Apr 12, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss the Kansas special election and Trump and Russia.

20 min
Apr 11, 2017
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James Freeman, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss Trump's best week and White House factionalism.

26 min
Apr 7, 2017
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Strassel, Rago and Gigot on Neil Gorsuch's confirmation and Donald Trump's use of military force in Syria.

23 min
Apr 5, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss Neil Gorsuch, Susan Rice and Syria.

21 min
Apr 4, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on Susan Rice's intelligence reviews, and a GOP health-care revival?

21 min
Mar 31, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on a Senate filibuster of Neil Gorsuch, and can health-care reform be revived?

17 min
Mar 28, 2017
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Joe Rago, Dan Henninger, and Bill McGurn discuss the full dimensions of the GOP's self-defeat on health care, and the latest in the Russia affair.

20 min
Mar 24, 2017
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Ahead of the House vote to replace the Affordable Care Act, Dan Henninger, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss the health care showdown.

19 min
Mar 22, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot discuss the ObamaCare repeal vote and a president's credibility.

19 min
Mar 21, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss James Comey, Neil Gorsuch and health reform progress.

18 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Strassel, Henninger and Gigot on the intelligence probes, health care and the Trump budget.

19 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss Trump's tax return and health-care progress.

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.

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