Jules Witcover

10/23/2014 - 2:48pm

    Harry Truman's old adage, "The buck stops here," has been confirmed, at least politically, in President Obama's highly visible response to the Ebola crisis. His lengthy talk on the subject televised from the Oval Office was clearly devised not only to calm mushrooming public fears but...

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.

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09/11/2014 - 2:49pm

    The Labor Day weekend just past marked the traditional Democratic pitch to American working stiffs. President Obama made it by asking them to put their collective shoulders to the wheel for the self-styled Party of the People in the November congressional...

09/11/2014 - 2:25pm

    In the wake of President Obama's surprising comment to reporters that "we don't have a strategy yet" to deal with the surging terrorist threat of the Islamic State threat in Syria and Iraq, Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne...

09/04/2014 - 1:33pm

    Faced with a renewed Islamic terrorist threat in the Middle East as Russia raises the stakes for war in Ukraine, President Obama finds himself still trying to hold the line on the use of U.S. military manpower.

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09/04/2014 - 1:27pm

    Addressing the annual American Legion convention in Charlotte earlier this week, President Obama sugar-coated his defense of selective use of military force by reciting what's been done to cope with the Department of Veterans Affairs' failures to...

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