Jules Witcover

12/18/2014 - 4:41am

    The cost President Obama was willing to pay to avert another government shutdown -- wiping out protections against the sorts of financial excesses that greatly contributed to the Great Recession -- risks a divisive final two years of his presidency within his own Democratic Party.

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11/13/2014 - 3:48pm

    As American political junkies pore over the mid-term congressional election results to appraise President Obama's fate for his final two years in office, a very welcome idea has emerged from the hallowed halls of Duke University.

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11/13/2014 - 3:16pm

    Now that the usual vows of good intentions are over between President Obama and the elected Republican leaders of the House and Senate -- all vowing willingness to work together to break the long legislative stalemate on Capitol Hill -- the question is will...

11/06/2014 - 6:03pm

    Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, in again throwing previous Republican presidential nominees Bob Dole, John McCain and Mitt Romney under the bus of his own White House ambitions, needs to brush up on his political history.

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11/06/2014 - 5:52pm

    In the closest thing in the nation's capital to royalty, the mighty of the news capital of the world gathered at the Washington National Cathedral Wednesday in a regal farewell to their departed sovereign, editor Ben Bradlee.

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11/06/2014 - 5:48pm

    In the hard-boiled if fading world of print journalism, it's often said that the only way to look at a politician is down. And the worst crime of all is to work both sides of the street, doubling as a reporter while working for a pol, or vice versa....

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