Jules Witcover

01/23/2015 - 3:44am

    President Obama has an opportunity for a quick recovery from his Paris no-show gaffe. He can and should move swiftly to ask Congress for new authorization to use the military force he's already initiated against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

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01/23/2015 - 3:32am

    If Jeb Bush's early disclosure that he's clearing the decks for a 2016 presidential bid was meant to scare off all Republican opposition, it appears to have backfired on him.

    The party...

01/23/2015 - 2:19am

    One song President Obama probably isn't singing to himself right now is "The Last Time I Saw Paris."

    In failing to put in an appearance at the mass street demonstration against the...

01/15/2015 - 4:51am

    Mitch McConnell's debut as the new Senate majority leader served at least one worthy Republican cause. It made Speaker of the House John Boehner, who easily turned back an intraparty challenge on the other side of the Capitol, seem the soul of sweet...

01/15/2015 - 4:51am

    In preparing his path for a 2016 presidential bid, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is unlikely to emulate the brash and even flippant style of his brother, the 43rd president. He is too level-headed and thoughtful for that. But on the tactical side, he appears...

01/15/2015 - 4:35am

    As the uproar died down over the Hollywood comedy that depicted the fictitious assassination of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, another movie came under fire for taking liberties with the truth. The film in question, "Selma," seemed to some...

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