Jules Witcover

06/28/2016 - 1:00pm

    In this evolving era in which political theater takes the place of real decision-making, the House Democrats' scheme of staging a sit-in on the House floor for stronger gun control was a bit of imagery genius.

    While it failed to bring about the sought-...

05/21/2016 - 11:00am

    Here's the political narrative underpinning the rise of Donald Trump: The American public is fed up with dysfunction in Washington over the last nearly eight years of President Obama. It needs a Galahad somehow to save a nation that has lost its way.

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05/16/2016 - 10:00pm

    Having turned the presidential campaign into a reality TV show, Donald Trump seems bent now on converting it into a fall-season soap opera.

    His resurrection of Bill Clinton's sex scandal of two decades...

05/15/2016 - 8:00pm

    Now that Donald Trump has the Republican presidential nomination in hand, he is weighing his choice for a running mate, considering some of his defeated 2016 rivals as well as someone with governing experience with whom he would be personally compatible.

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05/11/2016 - 7:00pm

    Like locking the barn door after the horse has been stolen, the Republican establishment is mounting a feeble rebellion against Donald Trump's presidential nomination, which is now nearly certain at the party's July national convention in Cleveland....

05/07/2016 - 1:00pm

    Donald Trump's initially improbable bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination become a de facto reality in Indiana Tuesday night, as the Hoosier state's voters buried the stop-Trump movement in its tracks and drove Sen. Ted Cruz to the sidelines....

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