Jules Witcover

02/26/2015 - 5:39pm

    The sure-footed start of Jeb Bush's bid for the Oval Office began with a money blitzkrieg that helped drive Mitt Romney out of the running for 2016. It may well claim other casualties among the large crowd of other Republican presidential hopefuls before the first party...

02/12/2015 - 6:01pm

    Back during the Vietnam War, CBS news anchorman Walter Cronkite was judged in the polls to be "the most trusted man in America" for his straightforward nightly reports. When he went to Vietnam and returned saying the war was "mired in...

02/12/2015 - 5:53pm

    All through the 2014 midterm campaign and thereafter. the Republican leaders boasted that once they got their hands on the reins of Congress they would come out smoking with their long-stymied agenda for getting the country out of the doldrums.

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02/12/2015 - 4:39pm

    The early decision of Jeb Bush to jump-start a Republican race for the 2016 presidential nomination has already bagged its first victim in Mitt Romney.

    The sudden withdrawal of the 2012 nominee,...

02/05/2015 - 7:33pm

    Never in memory have so many presidential hopefuls plunged this early before an election year into the money chase to put themselves on the path to the White House. And for whatever reason, all of them are Republicans.

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02/05/2015 - 7:26pm

    Not since Gen. Douglas MacArthur was called on to address Congress after being fired by President Harry Truman in 1951 has such an invitation to an outsider caused such a stir as House Speaker John Boehner's welcome mat to Israeli Prime Minister...

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