- Slackening Growth Pressures Beijing
(WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - April 16 2014 - 4:38 AM:)
China's economic growth slowed to its weakest pace in 18 months, putting pressure on China's leaders to allow the yuan to fall as a way to help troubled exporters and boost growth, and setting up a potential fight with the U.S. on trade and currency policy.
- Senate Republicans Seek Truce With Tea Party
(WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - April 16 2014 - 2:51 AM:)
As part of their goal to recapture control of the Senate, Republican leaders have been using quiet diplomacy to reduce the chances the party's tea-party wing will crown primary candidates who can be easily portrayed as odd or extremist, writes Gerald F. Seib.
- Health Law Poses a Test in N.H. Senate Race
(WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - April 16 2014 - 2:41 AM:)
New Hampshire's rollout of the Affordable Care Act has been one of the rockiest in the nation, putting Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen on the front lines of Republican efforts to make the 2014 elections a referendum on the health law.
- Money Chase Puts Some Democrats Ahead
(WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - April 16 2014 - 2:21 AM:)
Democratic candidates in some of the most competitive Senate races are raising more money than their Republican opponents, some of whom also are being forced to spend cash on primary races, new fundraising reports released show.
- Iran Fights U.S. on U.N. Envoy
(WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - April 16 2014 - 1:59 AM:)
Iran is fighting back against Washington's denial of a visa to its new United Nations ambassador, demanding that the U.N. reverse the U.S. decision.
- Obama Commutes Mistaken Sentence
(WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - April 15 2014 - 11:43 PM:)
President Obama commuted part of the sentence of a man convicted on drug-related charges, trimming 3½ years attributed to a typographical error in a sentencing document.
- EPA Power-Plant Emissions Rule Upheld
(WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - April 15 2014 - 11:35 PM:)
A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld EPA regulations requiring power plants to limit emissions of mercury, arsenic and other hazardous pollutants.
- Obama Administration Won't Extend Insurance Enrollment
(WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - April 15 2014 - 10:07 PM:)
The Obama administration said that a midnight deadline for most people to finish health-insurance applications for private coverage this year wouldn't be extended amid signs that enrollment waits had dissipated.
- Port Authority Commissioner Resigns Amid Investigations
(WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - April 15 2014 - 8:56 PM:)
Anthony Sartor stepped down just days after the emergence of a new investigation into Port activity by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr., including the agency's work rebuilding the World Trade Center.
- Affordable Care Actions
(WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - December 10 2013 - 2:39 PM:)
Governors and legislatures are still grappling with the decisions over whether to grow their Medicaid programs and open new health insurance exchanges. Review state-by-state details.
- I Dos and Don'ts
(WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - June 26 2013 - 2:37 PM:)
See how judicial, legislative and public sentiment have shifted in the same-sex marriage debate.
- National Security Over Personal Privacy?
(WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - June 14 2013 - 6:32 PM:)
Internet use in the U.S. varies greatly across demographic groups, but the differences don't seem to affect how those groups feel about sacrificing privacy protections where terror-fighting is concerned.
- Details Make the Difference
(WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - June 07 2013 - 6:49 PM:)
In the debate over immigration law, framing and specifics play big roles in the level of public support. The latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll shows only a slim majority in favor of giving illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship.
- The Second-Term Cabinet Shakeup
(WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - March 05 2013 - 7:06 PM:)
President Barack Obama is naming new people to fill key posts in his second term, as some top officials leave. Here is a look at his second-term lineup.