Jules Witcover

01/18/2017 - 5:00pm

    In the congressional Republicans' rush to put some meat on the bones of the president-elect's pledge to bury Obamacare, they've already found themselves out of the starting gate without another horse to ride.

    After trying about 60 times to repeal the retiring president's health-...

12/24/2016 - 8:00am

    Before President Obama turns off the Oval Office lights for the last time, it's critical that he make good on his order for a definitive report from the full American intelligence community -- not just the CIA and the FBI -- on whether the Russian government hacked into U.S. cyberspace in ways that...

12/23/2016 - 1:00pm

    The public furor over U.S. intelligence reports that Russian hackers sought to influence the outcome of the 2016 presidential election has kicked off various efforts to reverse or cast doubts about the legitimacy of Donald Trump's claim on the Oval Office.

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12/17/2016 - 8:00am

    Along with a president-elect who thrives on peddling lies and made-up stuff, the American public currently is obliged to put up with a growing ugly phenomenon on the Internet: purveyors of rank falsity for mischief and profit.

    The reference is not...

12/15/2016 - 2:00pm

    Every day, in almost every way, the voters who cast their ballots for Donald Trump are already getting just what they said they wanted: a loose cannon to "drain the swamp." And never mind the ramifications of his false and harmful off-the-cuff pronouncements.

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12/15/2016 - 9:00am

    It was bound to happen. An ugly fake news story motivated an internet reader to make an armed assault on a Washington pizza parlor. Fortunately, no one was shot, but the episode underscored how hate messages are increasingly imperiling not only innocent lives, but the credibility of truthful, legitimate...

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