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Last Build Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:32:03 +0000

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Key Passages in Jared Kushner’s Statement About Russia Contacts

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:52:03 +0000

Here are some of the key passages in Jared Kushner's statement to Congress about his contacts with Russian officials and businesspeople in the two years since Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign.


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Signing Russia Sanctions Bill Could Assuage Some Trump Critics — For Now

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:47:53 +0000

Good morning. Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s morning take. Contact Josh at Joshua.Jamerson@wsj.com and follow him @joshjame. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox. Signing Russia Sanctions Bill Could Assuage Some Trump Critics — For Now. The White House is now signaling its support for a bill sanctioning Russia for meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a […]


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Jimmy Carter Believes U.S. Will Eventually Go to Single-Payer Health System

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:04:58 +0000

President Jimmy Carter said he believed the U.S. would in time adopt a fully government-run health insurance system, or "Medicare for all."


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From Sessions’s Perspective, Decision to Recuse Was Clear-Cut

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:08:40 +0000

Good morning. Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s morning take. Contact Josh at Joshua.Jamerson@wsj.com and follow him @joshjame. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox. Jeff Sessions Says He Plans to Continue as Attorney General. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday he has no plans to leave the Justice Department and will “wholeheartedly” pursue the Trump administration’s priorities, […]


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‘We Don’t Have Anything to Hide,’ States Say About Voter Records

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:36:40 +0000

The latest on the alleged voter fraud in election 2016, the GOP health bill, and more top stories in our newsletter.


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Capital Journal Daybreak: A New Republican Reality: Democrats Likely Needed on Health Care

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:05:26 +0000

Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s morning take. Contact Josh at Joshua.Jamerson@wsj.com and follow him @joshjame. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox. ASSOCIATED PRESS A New Republican Reality: Democrats Likely Needed on Health Care. More Republicans are coming to the same conclusion: They can’t make changes to the nation’s health-care system alone. The debate within the […]


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Oklahoma’s Mary Fallin Emerges as Champion of Conservative Criminal Justice Reform

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 19:53:02 +0000

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, a Republican and the first female governor in a staunchly conservative state, is emerging as one of the most outspoken champions in her party of overhauling the criminal justice system. At a conference Tuesday in Washington, D.C., on the explosion of the women’s prison population, Ms. Fallin promoted efforts in her […]


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Capital Journal Daybreak: Health Care Divided GOP’s Three Wings but Tax Cuts Could Unite Them

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 10:08:48 +0000

Good morning. Here’s the latest news on the GOP’s efforts to replace Obamacare and more top stories from Washington.  Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox. GOP Abandons Senate Health Bill, Plans Repeal Vote: GOP leaders gave up their effort to dismantle and simultaneously replace much of the Affordable Care Act […]


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Capital Journal Daybreak: McConnell Has More Time on Health Bill, but So Do Opponents

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 11:06:29 +0000

Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s summary of the news this morning. Contact Josh at Joshua.Jamerson@wsj.com and follow him @joshjame. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox. GETTY IMAGES McConnell Has More Time on Health Bill, but So Do Opponents. With Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona out for surgery, here’s where the Senate’s health-care bill stands: insurance companies, […]


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Capital Journal Daybreak: 5 Questions for Tea-Party Activist Jenny Beth Martin

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 11:03:55 +0000

Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s Q&A with a conservative activist about the Senate health bill and a summary of the news this morning. Contact Josh at Joshua.Jamerson@wsj.com and follow him @joshjame. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox. Five Questions for a Tea-Party Activist. Jenny Beth Martin, president of the Tea Party Patriots, tries to keep tabs on […]


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