Jules Witcover

08/27/2015 - 9:52pm

    Scott Walker, the cocky young governor who took on the public-sector unions in Wisconsin and beat back a recall against him, figured he had the 2016 Republican presidential nomination all figured out.

    He got an early jump in neighboring Iowa for...

07/31/2015 - 8:34pm

    Hillary Clinton's comment on the Donald Trump train wreck went to the heart of its damage to the Republican Party. "It's shameful," she said of Trump's assault on John McCain as a war hero, "and so is the fact that it took so long...

07/31/2015 - 7:38pm

    At the very start of Donald Trump's farcical presidential campaign, he did the rival Democratic Party a great favor by tarnishing the entire Republican brand with his irresponsible smear of Mexican border-crossers.

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07/23/2015 - 9:48pm

    In a world scarred by war and threats of still more of it, Barack Obama clings in the final quarter of his presidency to the hope that his lasting legacy will be as a peacemaker.

    Despite having...

07/23/2015 - 9:44pm

    The latest entry into the mob of 2016 Republican presidential candidates, Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, is said to be his own political consultant, having spent much of his life running for one office or another, starting in high school.

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07/23/2015 - 9:37pm

    What do you do with a problem like The Donald? Probably not since the U.S. Senate in 1954 censured the odious Joseph McCarthy for his reckless witch hunt for communists in the Eisenhower administration has such a bull in a china shop rummaged through...

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