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Jules Witcover

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  • Obama finds his veto pen

    WASHINGTON -- With the Republicans now in control of both houses of Congress, President Obama has finally invoked his weapon of last resort against being run over by them, by vetoing the Keystone XL pipeline bill. After more than six years in office...
  • Giuliani sucker punches Obama on patriotism

    WASHINGTON -- In the dustup over Rudy Giuliani saying he doesn't believe that the president loves America, it's a tossup who deserves more to be sent to the woodshed, him or the fellow Republicans who rushed to justify his remark. The man once called...
  • Family legacy looms over Jeb Bush's campaign

    WASHINGTON -- The sure-footed start of Jeb Bush's bid for the Oval Office began with a money blitzkrieg that helped drive Mitt Romney out of the running for 2016. It may well claim other casualties among the large crowd of other Republican presidential...
  • GOP's unchanging game plan: Gang up on Obama

    WASHINGTON -- The determination of conservative Republicans to thwart Barack Obama at every turn was clear from the first days after his election in 2008, as their Senate leader Mitch McConnell publicly vowed to make him "a one-term president." That goal...
  • It's hard to remain a reporter sitting in the anchor's chair

    WASHINGTON -- There no doubt has been some unsympathetic chuckling from purveyors of print journalism -- the underpaid and unrecognized foot soldiers of the reporting trade -- at the fall from grace of Brian Williams, the "NBC Nightly News" anchorman....
  • Another reluctant warrior in the White House

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's latest war strategy makes one wonder: Is another Woodrow Wilson in the Oval Office debating with himself about how to meet the existential threat that faces him? In laying out his call to Congress for a new authorization...
  • Obama goes to Congress on the war

    WASHINGTON -- After nearly 14 years of war in the Middle East, President Obama's pitch to Congress for authorization to continue it conforms with his own defined purpose -- eventually to end America's "perpetual war footing" that began under his...
  • Obama's uncertain trumpet in Middle East, Ukraine

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's outward calm in the face of the peril of Russian adventurism in Ukraine is in keeping not only with his personality. It squares with his dogged determination to extract the United States from what he has decried as a...
  • Brian Williams' fib and credibility in the anchor chair

    WASHINGTON -- Back during the Vietnam War, CBS news anchorman Walter Cronkite was judged in the polls to be "the most trusted man in America" for his straightforward nightly reports. When he went to Vietnam and returned saying the war was "mired in...
  • New congressional leadership, same stalemate

    WASHINGTON -- All through the 2014 midterm campaign and thereafter. the Republican leaders boasted that once they got their hands on the reins of Congress they would come out smoking with their long-stymied agenda for getting the country out of the...
  • Jeb Bush tastes first success in 2016 nomination stakes

    WASHINGTON -- The early decision of Jeb Bush to jump-start a Republican race for the 2016 presidential nomination has already bagged its first victim in Mitt Romney. The sudden withdrawal of the 2012 nominee, after briefly testing the waters with donors,...