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…

An executive order Obama should sign

by Bill Press -- What a difference a year makes. It was only a year ago that Republicans were among the loudest voices for comprehensive immigration reform. Of course, they were speaking more…

It's time for a second look at LBJ

by Bill Press -- The contrast could not be greater. Last year, we marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This year, we note the 50th anniversary more…

Rand Paul's Monica Lewinsky craze

by Bill Press -- OK, let's say you're a freshman Republican senator, but already a force within your party and a rising media star, and you're thinking about running for president in more…

Drawing the line on Obama haters

by Bill Press -- If you thought political rhetoric had sunk as low as it could, think again. We've never seen as much hate speech directed against any president as the vitriol more…

Obama must get bolder with the pen

by Bill Press -- What was Obama thinking? He's never made any secret of his disdain for members of Congress. After all, he made it all the way to the White House more…

My big stoned gay wedding

by Bill Press -- One of the first lessons every political activist learns the hard way is: Change doesn't happen overnight. No matter how noble the cause, it usually has to simmer more…