Jules Witcover

01/30/2015 - 12:23am

    With the Republicans now totally in charge of Congress, they have the chance to make good on their promise that things are going to change on Capitol Hill. But their opening moves suggest more of the same old same old.

    The new House's first...

01/30/2015 - 12:10am

    Perhaps six years too late, President Obama gave strong indications in his State of the Union address that he's finally bought into Albert Einstein's definition of insanity: doing the same thing over and over against and expecting different results...

01/29/2015 - 11:21pm

    There's something eminently straightforward about President Obama's State of the Union proposal to raise taxes on the richest Americans and boost income for the middle class. Robin Hood had the same idea, and the Republican Party has endlessly...

01/23/2015 - 3:44am

    President Obama has an opportunity for a quick recovery from his Paris no-show gaffe. He can and should move swiftly to ask Congress for new authorization to use the military force he's already initiated against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria....

01/23/2015 - 3:32am

    If Jeb Bush's early disclosure that he's clearing the decks for a 2016 presidential bid was meant to scare off all Republican opposition, it appears to have backfired on him.

    The party...

01/23/2015 - 2:19am

    One song President Obama probably isn't singing to himself right now is "The Last Time I Saw Paris."

    In failing to put in an appearance at the mass street demonstration against the...

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