2 cities, 2 conventions – but only 1 choice

by Bill Press -- For political journalists, there's nothing crueler than two national political conventions, two weeks in a row: endless hours of note-taking; long, boring speeches by countless politicians; cheap hotels, more…

Hillary couldn't have picked a better VP

by Bill Press -- What do you know? Donald Trump finally got something right. He picked the best possible running mate for vice president. Mike Pence is no political novice. In a more…

All hail the glorious Democratic primary

by Bill Press -- She may have had to wait 36 days since the end of the Democratic primary process to get Bernie Sanders' endorsement, but for Hillary Clinton, it was well more…

The great email scandal that wasn't

by Bill Press -- Pity poor Republicans. For months now, they've clung to their one and only hope of winning the White House. It had nothing to do with the strength of more…

The case for VP Elizabeth Warren

by Bill Press -- No matter how much money they raise, every political campaign is strapped for cash. Even Hillary Clinton's campaign. So here's my tip on how the Clinton campaign can more…

How many more have to die?

by Bill Press -- What a relief. After the shocking death toll in Orlando, we don't have to worry about mass shootings, any more. Speaker Paul Ryan has fixed that problem: He more…

Cowardly GOP leaders run for the hills

by Bill Press -- In 1956, Sen. John F. Kennedy published his masterpiece, "Profiles in Courage," short biographies of eight United States senators, Republicans and Democrats, who had shown extraordinary courage in more…

Lil' Marco was right about the Donald

by Bill Press -- Should we be surprised? It turns out Donald Trump was not telling the truth after all, last Jan. 28, when he bragged about having raised $6 million for more…

The great nonexistent Hillary email scandal

by Bill Press -- This is the last thing Hillary Clinton needed. Two weeks before the final contests of the 2016 Democratic primary, and just 78 delegates shy of wrapping up the more…

Will there be bloodshed in Philadelphia?

by Bill Press -- What a political roller coaster of a year it's been. A month ago, pundits were praising the superior delegate-counting operation of Ted Cruz. Today, he's out of the more…