Jules Witcover

02/12/2016 - 8:00am

    As New Hampshire primary voters go to the polls today, they will choose among candidates in both parties who in most cases have taken off their velvet gloves and starting swinging.

    In the final Republican debate Saturday night, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush...

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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01/05/2016 - 9:00am

    There's a new book out on the late Mary McGrory, rightly subtitled "The First Queen of Journalism." It tells as much about the nation's capital and its politics that she covered elegantly for more than half a century as it does about the wisdom and...

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