WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

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The Sexual Harassment Bonfire in Washington

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

Dan Henninger, Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on the sexual harassment bonfire in Washington.

23 Min

Nov 22, 2017

Trump's Opposition to AT&T-Time Warner

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

Finley, Melchior and Gigot on Trump's opposition to the AT&T-Time Warner merger.

17 Min

Nov 21, 2017

Tax Reform's Progress

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

Strassel, Bachelder and Gigot on tax reform's progress and Roy Moore and Al Franken.

27 Min

Nov 17, 2017

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27 min
Nov 10, 2017
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Kim Strassel, James Freeman and Paul Gigot on Judge Roy Moore and the Senate tax bill.

24 min
Nov 8, 2017
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Strassel, Melchior and McGurn on the 2017 election results, and guns in wake of the shooting massacre in Texas.

24 min
Nov 3, 2017
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Dan Henninger, James Freeman and Paul Gigot on the House tax bill.

20 min
Nov 1, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on the terror attack in New York and what to look for in tax reform.

20 min
Oct 31, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on the Mueller indictments.

27 min
Oct 27, 2017
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Dan Henninger, Kim Strassel and Bill McGurn on the Steele Dossier and the Trump tax plan.

20 min
Oct 25, 2017
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Henninger and Strassel on the new revelations from the Steele dossier. Plus, Senator Jeff Flake resigns on the Senate floor.

19 min
Oct 24, 2017
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Dan Henninger, Kim Strassel and Bill McGurn on Trump's lunch with Senate Republicans. Plus, the latest on the governor's races in Virginia and New Jersey.

23 min
Oct 20, 2017
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Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on John Kelly, the Senate budget outline and Fusion GPS and the Russians.

23 min
Oct 18, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Kate Bachelder and Paul Gigot on the bipartisan Senate health-care deal.

24 min
Oct 17, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Dan Henninger and Paul Gigot on Trump and McConnell, and the fall of Raqqa.

22 min
Oct 13, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Kate Bachelder and Paul Gigot on Trump's ObamaCare actions, and John Kelly meets the press.

16 min
Oct 11, 2017
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Allysia Finley and Paul Gigot on rolling back the Clean Power Plan and tax reform.

22 min
Oct 10, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Allysia Finley and Paul Gigot on Trump's new immigration offer and Trump vs. Corker.

26 min
Oct 6, 2017
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Bill McGurn and Kim Strassel on the Steele dossier, the FBI, and Donald Trump.

22 min
Oct 4, 2017
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Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on Trump's Fed choices and gerrymanders at the Supreme Court.

21 min
Oct 3, 2017
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Kim Strassel, James Freeman and Paul Gigot on Las Vegas and Puerto Rico.

26 min
Sep 29, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Kate Bachelder and Paul Gigot on tax reform obstacles and the new Supreme Court term.

22 min
Sep 27, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Kate Bachelder and Paul Gigot on tax reform and the GOP Alabama Senate primary.

19 min
Sep 26, 2017
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Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on tax reform and the latest GOP health-care failure.

17 min
Sep 22, 2017
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Dan Henninger, Kim Strassel and Bill McGurn on the Republicans' challenging week ahead.

25 min
Sep 20, 2017
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Bill McGurn and Kim Strassel on Donald Trump's General Assembly speech at the U.N. and the Paul Manafort investigation.

23 min
Sep 19, 2017
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Dan Henninger, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on Trump at the U.N. and another chance to replace ObamaCare.

27 min
Sep 15, 2017
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Henninger, Strassel and Gigot on Hillary's book and Bernie's Medicare for all.

26 min
Sep 13, 2017
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Strassel, McGurn and Gigot on tax reform and judicial nomination fights.

22 min
Sep 12, 2017
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Strassel, McGurn and Gigot on lessons of the hurricanes and Trump and the Democrats on taxes.

22 min
Sep 8, 2017
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Strassel and Gigot on Donald Trump's turn toward the Democrats.

26 min
Sep 6, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on DACA in Congress and debt-ceiling politics.

22 min
Sep 5, 2017
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Allysia Finley, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on Trump's 'dreamer' immigrant decision.

25 min
Sep 1, 2017
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McGurn, Strassel and Freeman on progressives laying blame in Houston's recovery and Trump's tax reform.

21 min
Aug 30, 2017
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Jillian Melchior on Antifa, plus Strassel and Gigot on how Hurricane Harvey changes the autumn agenda in Washington.

15 min
Aug 29, 2017
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Kim Strassel, James Freeman and Paul Gigot on the Texas flood.

23 min
Aug 25, 2017
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James Freeman, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on Trump vs. the GOP Congress.

15 min
Aug 23, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Allysia Finley and Paul Gigot on Trump vs. McConnell and the GOP Senate.

25 min
Aug 22, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Mary Kissel and Paul Gigot on Trump's Afghan strategy and Steve Bannon.

23 min
Aug 18, 2017
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Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on Steve Bannon, and GOP distancing from Trump.

25 min
Aug 16, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on Trump's press conference and the Alabama Senate primary.

21 min
Aug 15, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on CEOs and Trump, and Steve Bannon.

23 min
Aug 11, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on Donald Trump vs. Mitch McConnell.

22 min
Aug 9, 2017
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Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on Trump and Korea, the politics of Google and the job market.

19 min
Aug 8, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on H.R. McMaster and the latest sanctions on North Korea.

25 min
Aug 4, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on Mueller's grand jury, the jobs market and legal immigration.

22 min
Aug 2, 2017
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Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on Trump's troubles with the GOP Congress.

18 min
Aug 1, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on the White House shakeup.

19 min
Jul 26, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Kate Bachelder and Paul Gigot on the Senate health-care vote-a-rama.

26 min
Jul 25, 2017
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Dan Henninger, Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on Joe Rago, the health-care vote and Jeff Sessions.

18 min
Jul 19, 2017
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Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on the fallout from GOP health-care failure.

22 min
Jul 18, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on the GOP health-care crackup.

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.

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