Jules Witcover

12/05/2016 - 11:00am

    Barely two weeks after Donald Trump's election built on a host of promises from building a wall along the Mexican border to putting "crooked" Hillary Clinton in jail, he has already begun to withdraw or hedge on many of them.

    He still insists that wall will go up and be paid for by...

12/04/2016 - 12:00pm

    In the Book of Proverbs it is written: "Where there is no vision, the people perish." Our president-elect's answer to that is his promise to "make American great again." But the proverb goes on to add: "But he that accepts the law, happy is he."

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11/30/2016 - 3:00pm

    Sooner or later, it was bound to happen. The emergence of "social media" as compared to "news media" has morphed into "fake news" as opposed to reliable journalism.

    The legitimate citizen chatter on the Internet...

11/28/2016 - 1:00pm

    For the second time in the last four presidential elections, the candidate who won the popular vote has been denied the Oval Office for failing achieve an Electoral College majority. Hillary Clinton lost in this fashion earlier this month, as Al Gore did in 2000.

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11/25/2016 - 7:00pm

    As the Donald Trump transition team labors in secret toward creating the next national administration, the news media are groping (if you'll pardon the expression) to find out who the president-elect will be relying on to run domestic and foreign policy for the next four years.

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11/22/2016 - 3:00pm

    As Donald Trump moves ahead in forming his new administration, his first significant decision has been putting Vice President-elect Mike Pence in charge of his transition team.

    In swiftly replacing his original choice, Gov. Chris Christie of New...

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