Jules Witcover

09/11/2014 - 2:54pm

    As the crystal ball on the 2016 Republican presidential nomination remains blurred , two-time loser Mitt Romney appears willing at least to entertain the possibility of trying a third time.

    In addition to occasional comments on matters he knows...

08/10/2014 - 7:26pm

    The 113th Congress has just slinked out of town for a five-week summer recess, leaving behind its lowest public approval rating in 25 years, according to the latest Washington Post/ABC News Poll. A majority of voters surveyed -- 51 percent -- expressed disgust with their own legislators for their inability to do...

08/07/2014 - 3:13pm

    That Hillary Clinton will seek the presidency in 2016 is now widely taken as a given. Certainly she has given every sign of it, short of saying "Yes." But what if she doesn't?

    Waiting patiently and noncommittally in the wings is Vice President Joe Biden...

08/07/2014 - 2:47pm

    House Republicans were rushing out the door for Congress' five-week summer recess Thursday divided for once on how to oppose President Barack Obama: impeach him for failing to "faithfully executive the laws" or just sue him for it?

    They had temporarily...

08/07/2014 - 2:41pm

    No one could have been more pleased to see the arrival of Congress's five-week summer recess than House Speaker John Boehner. It offers a welcome breathing space in the seemingly endless civil war between his Republican caucus's far-right conservatives and its moderate establishment members.

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07/31/2014 - 8:47pm

    Congressional midterm elections, the poor cousin to presidential voting in the American political system, will take on a critical role for President Obama in November. The results may well determine whether he will become a premature lame duck two years before his second and last term expires.

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