Jules Witcover

01/15/2017 - 1:00pm

    President Obama's decision to go home to Chicago to deliver his farewell address to the nation was not too surprising, considering he will be leaving a Washington that over the last eight years has brought him as much heartache as satisfaction.

    His televised speech before a packed crowd at the...

01/01/2017 - 10:00am

    President-elect Donald Trump seems to be so eager to be behind the desk in the Oval Office that he can't wait until he's sworn in to start running the country.

    As the retiring incumbent, Barack Obama, tries to enjoy his final presidential...

12/30/2016 - 8:00am

    Donald Trump and his adult children are continuing to dodge the obvious conflict of interest of running a huge for-profit business enterprise while he gets ready to run the country.

    Trump's post-election promise to clarify the situation, while...

12/27/2016 - 2:00pm

    As President Obama enters his final month in the Oval Office, he does so licking his wounds, not only over the defeat of his Democratic Party and the candidate he campaigned diligently for, but also for the besmirching of his legacy.

    The 11th-hour...

12/27/2016 - 9:00am

    Twice in the last five presidential elections, the Democratic presidential nominees -- first Al Gore and then Hillary Clinton -- have had to suffer defeat in the Electoral College after having won the nationwide popular vote.

    Gore in 2000 captured...

12/24/2016 - 8:00am

    Before President Obama turns off the Oval Office lights for the last time, it's critical that he make good on his order for a definitive report from the full American intelligence community -- not just the CIA and the FBI -- on whether the Russian government hacked into U.S. cyberspace in ways that...

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