Rick Perry gets his 15 minutes

by Bill Press -- In the 2012 Republican primary, there's a new king of the hill. This week's Gallup poll shows the GOP's latest candidate, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, leading the pack more…

The Grover Norquist super committee

by Bill Press -- Why don't we just call the bipartisan super committee, the congressional committee charged with coming up with $1.5 trillion in additional savings by Nov. 23, the "Grover Norquist more…

Tea party terrorists? If the shoe fits ...

by Bill Press -- At his first White House briefing after House passage of the debt-reduction plan, press secretary Jay Carney hailed it as a "victory for the American people." He was more…

It's up to Obama to save the country

by Bill Press -- Every day, we get closer and closer to the drop-dead date for raising the debt ceiling. As of the filing date for this column, it's less than a more…

Living in a world of the tea party's lies

by Bill Press -- On my radio show this week, newly elected Democratic Rep. Kathy Hochul acknowledged she was settling in to her new job in Washington. Still, she volunteered, at the more…

Who's in charge here? Not Boehner!

by Bill Press -- No wonder it's been so hard to reach a deal with President Obama on the budget: Congressional leaders around the table are too busy wrestling with each other more…

Free Elizabeth Warren!

by Bill Press -- It's hard to believe it was so long ago. But it was Friday, Sept. 17, 2010, when we White House reporters gathered in the Rose Garden to meet more…

The unethical Clarence Thomas

by Bill Press -- It's been a busy few weeks for members of the Supreme Court. On Arizona's public financing law, Chief Justice John Roberts was, unfortunately, busy looking for another way more…

GOP field: Bring on the clowns!

by Bill Press -- Las Vegas is one of my favorite places, but there's a tinge of sadness on the Strip these days. It's not the lack of crowds or dearth of more…