Do you trust your government on Ebola?

by Bill Press -- As I write this column, two health-care workers in Dallas have come down with Ebola after treating Thomas Eric Duncan, who traveled from West Africa and died from more…

Panetta bites hand that fed him

by Bill Press -- Four of the best years of my life were spent working for California's Jerry Brown, during his first turn as governor. Among my most vivid memories of those more…

Eric Holder's tenure: Disappointing

by Bill Press -- He's not exactly stepping aside quietly. Reaction to Eric Holder's resignation ranged from hagiographic to diabolical. Civil rights leaders praised him as the strongest attorney general since Bobby more…

NFL makes Congress look good

by Bill Press -- No wonder members of Congress are walking around with big smiles on their faces these days. They're used to being the most disgraced people in the country. But more…

No new war without congressional approval

by Bill Press -- How does a war-weary president convince a war-weary nation to start another war? In a prime-time address to the nation on Wednesday evening, President Obama tried. First, he more…

Obama is right to hesitate

by Bill Press -- Give President Obama credit for one thing. He's accomplished something nobody else could do. In a city long frozen in partisan gridlock, he's done the impossible. He's succeeded more…

Shock and awe in Ferguson

by Bill Press -- For those of us who lived through the 1992 Rodney King riots in Los Angeles, and for all of us who remember the Trayvon Martin murder, just two more…

Executive orders? Obama has no choice

by Bill Press -- Congress has fled Washington for a five-week summer recess, but don't fret about all of the serious problems left unresolved in their absence. It won't make any difference. more…