A Specter haunts the GOP

by Bill Press -- Once Norm Coleman ran out the clock, we knew Al Franken would become the 59th Democrat in the U.S. Senate. But who knew number 60 would end up more…

Obama flip-flops in the right direction

by Bill Press -- Welcome to the real world, where not all lobbyists are bad, not all earmarks are bad, and not all flip-flops are bad – especially not when they uphold more…

Welcome to the Fox News 'tea parties'

by Bill Press -- When is a protest not a real protest? When it's all about partisan politics rather than issues, when it's staged by the media, and when nobody knows why more…

Demise of the daily newspaper

by Bill Press -- We live in an age of rapid change, especially in the field of communications. And most of that's OK with me. I wouldn't mind giving up my fax more…

Obama's war in Afghanistan

by Bill Press -- History is full of ironies, but none greater than this. In February 1989, then-Deputy CIA Director Robert Gates helped arm freedom fighters in Afghanistan with cash, weapons and more…

U.S. troops on border? No way!

by Bill Press -- Looking for one of the most serious foreign policy crises facing the nation? You don't have to go as far as the Middle East. Just consider what's going more…

Read our lips: No new bonuses

by Bill Press -- In her memoir, "Madam Secretary," former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright recounts an ongoing debate among members of the Clinton Cabinet about sending U.S. troops to Bosnia. After more…

Earmarks: Mend them, don't end them

by Bill Press -- There are few absolute rules in Washington, but here's one of them: When everybody's saying the same thing, they're bound to be wrong. And that's the case today more…

Republicans follow Rush … off a cliff

by Bill Press -- In her 1996 hit "Me Without You," Christian pop-rock singer Rebecca St. James compared her dreary existence to being "like a band without a drummer ... like a more…

A new America: Obama will take us there!

by Bill Press -- It's unlikely that anyone stood up during the Renaissance and declared: "We're living in what will always be remembered as mankind's golden age." Nor that any soldier on more…