Jules Witcover

07/23/2015 - 9:48pm

    In a world scarred by war and threats of still more of it, Barack Obama clings in the final quarter of his presidency to the hope that his lasting legacy will be as a peacemaker.

    Despite having already received a surprise Nobel Peace Prize,...

06/10/2015 - 2:25am

    When Bob Schieffer bowed out last Sunday after 24 years as moderator of CBS News' "Face the Nation," he observed that from the start "I tried to remember that the news is not about the newscaster. It's about the people who make it and those who are affected by...

06/10/2015 - 12:56am

    Personal tragedy revisited Vice President Joe Biden and his family over the weekend with the death at only 46 of his older son, Beau, the former attorney general of Delaware, leaving behind his wife and two children.

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06/04/2015 - 6:35pm

    In Bill Clinton's 1992 election victory, he talked of voters getting "two for the price of one," referring to his wife, Hillary, as a brainy political activist who would bring an added bonus to his presidency. By and large it worked, as her...

06/04/2015 - 6:21pm

    If the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey were running today's Republican Party, they could easily resolve its dilemma of having a dozen or more declared or prospective presidential candidates. They could just stuff them all in that old trick car...

06/04/2015 - 6:09pm

    Sixty-three years ago, the country turned to a military hero, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, to extract it from the Korean War. Now, with bogged-down wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and Syria, the circumstance might suggest the time is ripe for another such...

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