Jules Witcover

02/02/2016 - 9:00pm

    As the Republican Party seeks an electable presidential nominee amid the current reign of public anger and hostility, it seems oblivious to the depth of its internal crisis.

    On the eve of the Iowa precinct caucuses, the GOP appears split in its allegiance...

01/19/2016 - 9:00am

    In President Obama's final State of the Union address to Congress, he decided to counter with some calm talk the fear tactics of Donald Trump and the other Republicans striving to replace him.

    For nearly...

01/17/2016 - 9:00pm

    Less than month before the first votes of the 2016 presidential election are cast in Iowa, both major parties find themselves in the grip of revolution -- the Republican on the right and the Democratic on the left.

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01/13/2016 - 12:00am

    It took allegedly aloof Barack Obama to the brink of his last year in the Oval Office to take executive action to combat the national illness of gun violence. He shed salty tears at the White House the other day in a rare display of personal commitment to one of the...

01/12/2016 - 5:00pm

    Harry Truman famously said, "If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen." The advice is now pointedly being ignored by former President Bill Clinton as he begins campaigning for his wife's Democratic presidential nomination, presumably with...

01/10/2016 - 8:00pm

    After more than a year of poll-gazing of all varieties, the real 2016 presidential campaign year has arrived, with Donald Trump still far ahead in the Republican nomination race and the surviving contenders still at a loss on how to bring him down.

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