Janet Hook

Wall Street Journal

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Correspondent covering national politics for the Wall Street Journal; former Congressional correspondent for the Los Angeles Times

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This week has been so bad for Donald Trump that today, when Hillary Clinton made public  last year's $10 million income , it caused hardly a ripple.

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee today about the threat from ISIL, or ISIS.

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