GOP ignores lessons of 1994

by Bill Press -- President John F. Kennedy was fond of quoting the philosopher George Santayana: "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." Indeed, Santayana's advice makes so more…

Why doesn't Dick Cheney just shut up?

by Bill Press -- Among former presidents, there's an unwritten rule: Once you leave the game, you don't stand on the sidelines and criticize the man who took your place. You never more…

GOP now embraces frivolous lawsuits

by Bill Press -- We all mourn the death of former Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker, a great senator and statesman. And, no doubt, before his passing, Howard Baker mourned the death more…

The IRS scandal that isn't

by Bill Press -- Believe me, as a columnist, commentator and talk-show host, nobody loves a scandal more than I do. Just the thought of verbally hanging some politician or bureaucrat for more…

The unsinkable Jerry Brown

by Bill Press -- SACRAMENTO, California – There are those who don't believe politicians can ever enjoy a second life. They're wrong. Just go to Sacramento and check in on Gov. Jerry more…

Cantor's actually tea-party front man

by Bill Press -- You know what they say: "You can't believe everything you read in the newspaper." Eric Cantor learned that the hard way. On primary day, June 10, while still more…

5 bogus GOP claims about Bergdahl deal

by Bill Press -- There's a new trend in American politics. Call it the "Benghazi Syndrome." It used to be that when our nation was attacked, as on September 11, Americans rallied more…

Time to clean house at Veterans Affairs

by Bill Press -- They call him "No Drama Obama" for a reason. Most of the time, it's Professor Obama who meets with us White House reporters: notorious for showing no emotion more…

Rubio fiddles while Miami sinks

by Bill Press -- Here's a novel idea. Since president of the United States is not only the most important job in this country, but also the most powerful on the planet, more…