| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:09 PM
It’s a red-letter day about a blue dress, the day the House of Representatives voted 15 years ago to impeach President Bill Clinton.
“Impeach” means only to charge with or accuse of — in Clinton’s case, perjury and...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 10:01 AM
If he weren’t the nation’s oldest governor, a ripe 75, Jerry Brown would automatically be counted among serious Democratic candidates for president in 2016.
He boasts a household name, an impressive list of accomplishments in the country&...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:27 PM
WASHINGTON — With his popularity flagging and his healthcare law at risk, President Obama has uncharacteristically reached outside his tightknit core of advisors to bring into the White House a veteran Democratic strategist who helped guide...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:05 AM
WASHINGTON -- With his approval ratings flagging and his healthcare law at risk, President Obama is bringing on board the Democratic advisor who helped guide President Clinton through the darkest days of his presidency.
John Podesta, the former White...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"I will love you unconditionally," promised Katy Perry in the opening number of the American Music Awards. Wrapped in a kimono amid an Orientalist fantasia straight out of "Kill Bill," the singer was using her appearance on the awards show, broadcast...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:36 PM
The three gunshots fired in Dallas 50 years ago meant a presidential legacy unfulfilled — and a personal life unresolved.
The sorry mess of sexual exploits that President John F. Kennedy left behind took years to emerge. The supporting cast was...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
President Obama's sort-of apology for saying, "If you like your heath care plan, you can keep it," is in keeping with the tradition of Oval Office occupants trying to cover their posteriors when they are suddenly exposed.
It brings to mind the...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Every American president has to weather occasional political gaffes. Whether their own or those committed by associates, they cause temporary embarrassment or pain but are ultimately survivable. Loose lips may sink ships, as was often said...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Did President Obama lie about whether or not people would be able to keep their old insurance policy, if they’re happy with it, under Obamacare? It seems to me when people lie, they do so with the thought they will never be caught, or the truth is...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:30 AM
By 1968, President Lyndon Baines Johnson was finally done in by his "credibility gap" -- the growing abyss between what he said about, and what was actually happening inside, Vietnam.
"Modified limited hangout" and "inoperative" were infamous...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Your front page article on the scandals surrounding the gubernatorial candidacy of Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler included a photograph of former President Bill Clinton over the caption "Survived Monica Lewinsky scandal and impeachment trial" ("...