Jules Witcover

05/28/2015 - 5:03pm

    Jeb Bush's recent effort at damage control by reversing his statement on the Iraq War isn't likely to get him out of the woods.

    First he said he would have made the decision his brother did to invade Iraq in 2003; eventually he said he...

05/07/2015 - 3:12pm

    The Lone Ranger knew what he was doing when he inspired the famous inquiry as he rode off into the sunset: "Who was that masked man?"

    The American tradition of mystery and modesty...

04/30/2015 - 8:56pm

    President Obama's acceptance of personal responsibility for the death of two noncombatants, one of them an American, in that drone strike on a terrorist site in Pakistan echoed how the fog of war has smothered his highest ambitions.

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04/30/2015 - 8:49pm

    Now that Hillary Clinton has finally declared her presidential candidacy for 2016, the country can look forward to another interminable stretch of pre-election shadow boxing, until the first voting in the Iowa caucuses early next year.

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04/30/2015 - 8:11pm

    For one reason or another, some Democratic friends and foes alike of Hillary Clinton contend that she needs a serious challenger for their party's 2016 presidential nomination. She will benefit, they say, from having a punching bag who can clarify her...

04/23/2015 - 1:20pm

    With Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio now in active competition for their parties' 2016 presidential nominations, it's guaranteed that voters will be subjected to one of the longest preludes to the actual election yet recorded.

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