Story | Oct 20, 2014 | 5:00 AM
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Story | Oct 21, 2014 | 6:39 AMWhen presidents become unpopular, they are no longer welcome on the campaign trail. They're trapped in Washington, watching their party abandon them. It happened to Lyndon B. Johnson, whose presidency collapsed amid protests over Vietnam. He left Washington only to visit his Texas ranch and assorted military bases, where he gave patriotic speeches to silent battalions. Richard Nixon, drowning in Watergate, was confined to Camp David and a few foreign capitals, where he was greeted as a global strategist. Jimmy Carter, crushed by the Iranian hostage crisis and a bad economy, stopped traveling beyond the Rose Garden.
Column | Oct 19, 2014 | 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Harry Truman's old adage, "The buck stops here," has been confirmed, at least politically, in President Obama's highly visible response to the Ebola crisis. His lengthy talk on the subject televised from the Oval Office was clearly devised...
Story | Oct 18, 2014 | 10:00 AM
Story | Oct 17, 2014 | 5:35 PM
WASHINGTON The game has changed for Southwest Airlines and several major airports. For the past 34 years, federal law limited flights between Dallas Love Field to only airports in Texas and a handful of states. Those flight restrictions, known as the...