The truth about Benghazi

by Bill Press -- A funny thing happened on the way to Obamacare this week. House Republicans summoned insurance executives to Washington to help make the case that Obamacare was a total more…

State-approved torture in Oklahoma

by Bill Press -- Pity the poor people of Oklahoma. Nobody deserves a governor this incompetent. Oklahoma Republican Gov. Mary Fallin first made national headlines last fall when she announced that the more…

Obamacare is here to stay!

by Bill Press -- Like any other job, there are days when covering the White House gets old and boring. But, even for grizzled veteran reporters, there are also times when you more…

A challenge from the left for Hillary?

by Bill Press -- Most political reporters have already written the script for 2016: Hillary Clinton announces she will run for president shortly after the mid-term elections of November 2014, Democrats clear more…

There once was a land named Crimea

by Bill Press -- Thanks to some strange alignment of the planets, there were two competing, yet remarkably similar, news stories this week. Both involved the disappearance of things that should never more…

Straight out of Mad magazine: Spy vs. spy

by Bill Press -- Truth is, indeed, stranger than fiction. We found that out again this week. Not even John le Carre or Daniel Silva could write a spy novel as multi-leveled, more…

Is Obama a tyrant or a weakling?

by Bill Press -- I'm not ashamed to admit it: I love politics. I've been at it for decades. It's important. It's fun. I've made a good living out of it, as more…