Jules Witcover

10/30/2014 - 2:30pm

    As 2016 Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton joins her party's push to survive the challenges it faces in the Nov. 4 midterm congressional elections, she is taking a page from the comeback playbook of another one-time presidential loser: Richard Nixon in 1966.

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10/02/2014 - 4:19pm

    A wit once observed that a bachelor is a man who never makes the same mistake once. That would be good advice for politicians who are prone to repeating ill-chosen words or behavior that tags them forever thereafter as dumb, careless or mean-spirited....

10/02/2014 - 3:57pm

    Now that President Obama has laid his case before the United Nations for a concerted international war on the emerging Islamic State, if and when should the argument be debated in Congress?

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10/02/2014 - 3:54pm

    The President Obama many fellow Democrats have been looking for ever since his 2008 election may have shown up this week at the United Nations. His tough and direct call on the rest of the international community to step up to the challenge of global...

09/25/2014 - 12:29pm

    Congress has now temporarily bought into what has become President Obama's war against the terrorist Islamic State. Both the House and Senate have voted limited funds to arm and train Syrian rebels to fight, not against their country's dictator, but...

09/25/2014 - 12:21pm

    In Barack Obama's determination to preserve his legacy as the president who got America off a permanent war footing after the 2001 terrorist attacks and the 2003 invasion of Iraq, he is relying on transparent semantics.

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