| Jun 26, 2014
On June 14, Sunni rebels threatened Baghdad after seizing much of Iraq — and President Barack Obama fearlessly played a round at the Sunnylands Golf Course in Rancho Mirage, Calif.
The next day, the militants posted pictures of their mass...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
There are some who look at Hillary Rodham Clinton’s activities -- the book tour; the serial radio, newspaper and television interviews -- and her opportunity to shatter what remains America’s ultimate glass ceiling and figure a 2016 run for...
| May 26, 2014
| 4:58 PM
The CIA’s top official in Kabul has been publicly identified by the White House in an email accidentally circulated to thousands of journalists as part of President Obama’s surprise Memorial Day weekend trip to Afghanistan.
The White House...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:18 AM
Calls for the resignation of Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki over ridiculously excessive wait times for VA medical appointments and, moreover, for the falsification of data that would have illuminated these and related problems,...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 8:22 PM
The crisis in Iraq and broader unrest in the Middle East have exposed a growing rift among Republicans on foreign policy, as skeptics of military intervention have more openly challenged the party's hawkish posture in the post-Sept. 11 era.
| Jul 8, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Sunday's cartoon by Kevin Kallaugher regarding Richard Cheney was right on ("The Cheney tour," July 6)!
Single-handedly behind the scenes, Mr. Cheney has wreaked more havoc than any other American citizen ever.
In 1976, he met with three other...
| Jun 22, 2014
"It's inexcusable, and Americans are right to be angry about it, and I am angry about it. I will not tolerate this kind of behavior in any agency, but especially in the IRS, given the power that it has and the reach that it has into all of our lives. ......
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Ben Carson is following in the footsteps of Walter Cronkite and Lee Iacocca as a nonpolitician being publicly mentioned as a candidate for the most political of jobs, the U.S. presidency.
Carson, a retired physician at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions,...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON--As President Obama contemplates November's congressional elections, the odds are they may produce Republican majorities in both the House and Senate. That would likely mean more of the same legislative frustration that has met his presidency...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:37 AM
As President Barack Obama contemplates November's congressional elections, the odds are they may produce Republican majorities in both the House and Senate. That would likely mean more of the same legislative frustration that has met his presidency to...
| Jun 19, 2014
Last fall, as President Obama weighed airstrikes against Syria, deliberations followed a clear pattern: The president solicited scores of options, planners returned with possibilities, and, according to people involved, Obama would reply with the same...