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  • Jules Witcover: Biden unfairly denigrated in presidential contention

    WASHINGTON -- In the already tiresome guessing game of whether or not Hillary Clinton will run for president in 2016, there's a wide assumption among Democrats that the nomination is hers for the asking. One apparent rationale is that the party has no one...
  • 10 things you might not know about clout

    10 things you might not know about clout
    Call it "sway" or "pull" or "juice" or "clout" — we're talking about power or influence, often of a political nature. Clout may have made one of its frequent Chicago appearances recently when Metra CEO Alex Clifford got a lucrative buyout deal...
  • Mark Russell

    Lines I wish I had written: "The blacks invented jazz and the whites turned it into Kenny G." -- Jon Stewart "If Rosemary Woods had been Moses' secretary, we would only have three commandments." -- Art Buchwald "During the quiet presidency of Dwight D....
  • Bill Maher in Vanity Fair: Read it with laughter or scream with rage

    "The Buddha says not to dwell on the past, or dream of the future, but concentrate on the moment. Or maybe that was Dr. Oz..." writes my pet complainer Bill Maher. I know. I know. I am driving you mad with quotations and references from the 100th...
  • Taking Biden seriously

    WASHINGTON -- As the second Obama term gets underway, much is being said and written about the president finally emerging as a tougher, stronger Democrat in the liberal mold of past party greats. His second inaugural address pressed Republicans in...
  • Right decision, wrong reason

    Let there be no cheers for Rob Portman. The Ohio senator is, pardon the tautology, a conservative Republican and last week, he did something conservative Republicans do not do. He came out for same-sex marriage. This is a man whose anti-gay bona fides...
  • 'Homeland' returns steeped in D.C. dystopia

    'Homeland' returns steeped in D.C. dystopia
    It is hard to imagine any city in the nation being more reviled by Americans these days than Washington. The standoff last week among the White House, Senate and House of Representatives as the clock wound down on the country’s ability to pay its...
  • Possible stalemate in Syria lesser of two evils

    PARIS -- The major threat in the Middle East to international peace is Syria's civil war, not the rhetorical battles between Iran and an Israel that claims to be straining against its American leash. The Syrian war is the focus of Sunni-Shiite rivalry,...
  • Trans-Atlantic military cooperation gets complicated in Afghanistan

    PARIS -- The annual Munich Security Conference is regularly the scene for the complaints of American official and semi-official participants deploring Europe's failure "to pull its weight" in defense, "free-riding" on American efforts, and failing to...
  • Continued American presence in Afghanistan a recipe for more disaster

    PARIS -- The United States has adopted the mission of "global security provider," according to the most recent Defense Department quadrennial strategy statement. This is a self-nominated role as custodian of a (prospective) global order based on...
  • Secret intelligence court a precursor to tyranny

    PARIS -- The current of awkward revelations concerning the clandestine or publicly misrepresented practices of the present and recent American administrations goes on. A long exposition in the New York Times and International Herald Tribune from July 8...