Jules Witcover

07/23/2015 - 9:48pm

    In a world scarred by war and threats of still more of it, Barack Obama clings in the final quarter of his presidency to the hope that his lasting legacy will be as a peacemaker.

    Despite having already received a surprise Nobel Peace Prize,...

07/23/2015 - 9:44pm

    The latest entry into the mob of 2016 Republican presidential candidates, Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, is said to be his own political consultant, having spent much of his life running for one office or another, starting in high school.

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07/23/2015 - 9:37pm

    What do you do with a problem like The Donald? Probably not since the U.S. Senate in 1954 censured the odious Joseph McCarthy for his reckless witch hunt for communists in the Eisenhower administration has such a bull in a china shop rummaged through...

07/17/2015 - 12:15am

            A 2016 presidential longshot in each party contest -- Donald Trump in the Republican and Bernie Sanders in the Democratic -- is currently applying pressures on the other candidates, but in distinctly different ways.

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07/17/2015 - 12:07am

            Despite all the efforts to demonstrate Hillary Clinton is not taking the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination for granted and is working hard for it, her campaign still exudes an air of entitlement and coronation.

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07/16/2015 - 11:34pm

            The only noteworthy aspect of the otherwise meaningless Donald Trump spurt in the public-opinion polls is that if it holds up, it will buy him a ticket into the first of the Republican debates in Cleveland early next month.

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