Fat cats in the White House? Big deal

by Bill Press -- Is it too much to ask for a little sanity in politics today? Apparently so. The right has been particularly insane in the attacks they've leveled against President more…

The war Obama can't win

by Bill Press -- No matter how many more troops he sends into battle, President Obama must understand that this is one war he can't win. No, I'm not talking about the more…

The Hate America Party

by Bill Press -- For a while, after they got trounced in the last election, it was hard to figure out what the Republican Party stood for. They were floundering around without more…

Insubordination in Afghanistan

by Bill Press -- Do the words 'commander in chief' mean anything? That's not so clear anymore, after Gen. Stanley McChrystal publicly disagreed with President Obama over sending more troops to Afghanistan. more…

Afghanistan: Obama's LBJ moment

by Bill Press -- The same day: Wednesday, Sept. 30. The same topic: Afghanistan. The same city: Washington, D.C. But two very different settings. At one end of Pennsylvania Avenue, President Obama more…

In defense of ACORN

by Bill Press -- Quick! What's the most important issue facing this country? If you watch Fox News, you have no doubt. It's not health-care reform, the economy, global warming, Afghanistan, or more…

On race: Carter v. Obama

by Bill Press -- The White House is never happy when a former president upstages the current president – which explains why the Obama White House is not happy with Jimmy Carter. more…

Glenn Beck: Joe McCarthy lives!

by Bill Press -- You probably never heard of Van Jones, and you may never hear of him again. Until last week, he was President Obama's adviser on "Green Jobs, Enterprise and more…

Win one for Teddy!

by Bill Press -- Sen. Ted Kennedy died exactly one year to the day after his powerful speech to the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver. There'd been a lot of speculation more…

My friend, the Prince of Darkness

by Bill Press -- It wasn't supposed to happen this way. In 1996, I came to Washington as the new liberal co-host of CNN's "Crossfire" to do battle with Bob Novak. And more…