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...

11/19/2016 - 2:00pm

    As the shock of Donald Trump's election settles in, an uneasy electorate faces the reality of a shattered American politics.

    With the executive branch falling to a loose cannon driven by impulse, the nation is headed for a threateningly...

11/11/2016 - 4:00pm

    It was like a rerun of the scene in the movie "Network" when television newscaster Howard Beale called on viewers to go to their windows, open them and shout, "I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take this anymore!"

    For...

11/08/2016 - 5:15pm

    Today, much of America will be greeting Election Day not only with relief at the end of the 2016 presidential campaign, but with deep trepidation as well.

    Donald Trump, an ignorant, arrogant, egomaniacal snake-oil salesman, has conned the Republican...

11/06/2016 - 2:00pm

    Civil political discourse has not been the only casualty of the presidential campaign finally approaching its end. The reputation of American journalism has taken a telling hit as well, under the onslaught of partisan advocates of the major party nominees and an army of free-wheeling social-media...

11/05/2016 - 9:00am

    Sometimes, the best of intentions lead to calamity. That is the case in FBI Director James Comey's unfortunate report to Congress that another trove of discovered emails might -- just might -- have some bearing on Hillary Clinton's use of her private server as secretary of state in the first...

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