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  • A more realistic president?

    WASHINGTON--As President Obama embarks on his sixth year in the Oval Office, he does so with a greater reality of the political equation he faces, as clearly demonstrated the other night in his State of the Union address. The freshman chief executive...
  • Obama's cool-headedness is diplomacy, not appeasement

    WASHINGTON -- To hear some American hawks talk about President Obama's reaction to the Russian move into Crimea, you'd think he's grabbed Neville Chamberlain's umbrella of appeasement and rushed off to Munich. But Obama's response to Russian President...
  • What makes Jerry run?

    WASHINGTON -- At age 75, Gov. Jerry Brown, California's onetime political wunderkind, has just announced his candidacy for a fourth term. After three long-ago failed presidential bids, it's not that he's given up the notion of someday occupying the...
  • Christie back in form, but Trafficgate cloud lingers

    WASHINGTON -- Gov. Chris Christie, beleaguered back in New Jersey and in the national media over the scandal of contrived traffic jams on the George Washington Bridge, unveiled his strategy for putting his 2016 presidential aspirations back on track the...
  • Remembering Joe McGinniss, chronicler of presidential image making

    WASHINGTON -- In the history of presidential campaign books, Theodore H. White's "The Making of the President" series in the 1960s set the standard for inside-the- campaign books to follow. He combined unique access and a sweeping view of the process to...
  • Rx for Obama's recovery: First, do no harm

    WASHINGTON -- The instruction to medical practitioners generally ascribed to the Hippocratic Oath -- above all, do no harm to the patient -- obviously applies to President Obama in the enrollment fiasco bedeviling his health-care insurance law. He had...
  • His cool gone, Obama needs to show competence

    WASHINGTON -- Until recently, one thing about Barack Obama that voters could count on was his coolness -- that through all tribulation he would remain unflappable and steadfast. He was notably able to retain his composure in the face of unremitting...
  • The fateful politics of November 22, 1963

    WASHINGTON -- Among the greatest ironies of President John F. Kennedy's fateful visit to Texas in late November 1963 was that it was a political mission to resolve a rift among Texas Democrats looking toward his own re-election bid in 1964. The chief...
  • Jules Witcover: Remembering the national tragedy 50 years ago

    WASHINGTON -- Any American old enough remember 50 years ago is likely to recall just how and where he or she heard of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, and the sorrowful and dramatic days following November 22, 1963, culminating in his...
  • Senate Democrats go nuclear to preserve majority rule

    WASHINGTON -- The old axiom, be careful what you wish for because you may get it, is back in play here with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's successful change in Senate rules dealing with that old albatross, the filibuster. After five years of...
  • The second act of John Kerry

    WASHINGTON -- General Douglas MacArthur, in being relieved of his command by President Harry Truman in the Korean War, famously declared that "old soldiers never die, they just fade away." The last part of that has most often applied as well to defeated...