Jules Witcover

06/25/2016 - 8:00pm

    In presidential election years, the time between the state party primaries and the national political conventions usually is an opportunity for the presumptive nominees to take stock and gear up for the fall campaign. But so far Donald Trump has squandered the interlude with antics and remarks that can only be...

06/24/2016 - 7:00am

    In the wake of the latest example of this country's most egregious distinction -- its continuing acquiescence in mass gun violence -- a visibly fed-up President Obama made yet another grief-bearing visit last week, calling on the survivors of victims of the Orlando...

06/22/2016 - 1:00pm

    In the wake of the latest example of this country's most egregious distinction -- its continuing acquiescence in mass gun violence -- a visibly fed-up President Obama made yet another grief-bearing visit last week, calling on the survivors of victims of the Orlando...

06/17/2016 - 8:00pm

    Donald Trump, with characteristic and appalling opportunism, has pivoted the focus of the 2016 presidential campaign to the latest mass murder in an Orlando gay night club at the hand of another mentally deranged shooter.

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06/15/2016 - 12:00am

    With their presumptive presidential nominees now in place, the two major political parties face starkly different, and critical, challenges. The Democrats have already taken impressive steps toward internal unity approaching the Hillary Clinton campaign. The...

06/10/2016 - 2:00pm

    As California and four other states hold presidential primaries today (Tuesday), Hillary Clinton is expected to accumulate a majority of pledged delegates to claim the Democratic nomination, along with unpledged super-delegates promised to her.

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