The liberal incumbent has framed the election in the Netherlands as a choice between optimism and pessimism.
The liberal prime minister rules out a pact with his Freedom Party rival, Geert Wilders.
Culture-war issues help Mark Rutte’s competitors. He wins by making the election about the economy.
The Dutch liberal party leader isn’t taking his cue from Donald Trump. That’s exactly the politics he’s fighting against.
The center-right prime minister argues that Geert Wilders, the nationalist party leader, has disqualified himself.
The Dutch prime minister has more faith in his country and its institutions than do Freedom Party voters.
The Dutchman can’t get a deal without his parliament’s support, but the parties there want to see a deal first.
One could cast the Netherlands’ Mark Rutte in the role of Hillary Clinton and Geert Wilders as Donald Trump.
Two of the Dutch prime minister’s potential successors signal they will not challenge him for a third term.
Europe is running out of time to save its system of border-free travel, Mark Rutte warns.
Europe’s free-travel Schengen Area could be at risk if members fail to control the flow of people.
Mark Rutte’s ability to emerge unscathed from bad poll numbers and scandals is starting to wear thin.