1st test of the post-gridlock Congress

by Bill Press -- It's nothing short of a miracle: The fact that, after three years of lurching from one fiscal crisis to another, a badly divided Congress, in the waning days more…

Edward Snowden's revenge

by Bill Press -- Fasten your seat belts. We've seldom seen a more sudden reversal of public policy on any issue than we saw this week with the National Security Agency. And more…

Handshake with Castro didn't go far enough!

by Bill Press -- It was one of the most awe-inspiring events of our lifetime: Ninety world leaders joining 100,000 South Africans in Johannesburg's World Cup Stadium for a four-hour-long celebration of more…

Kennedy legacy is real and lasting

by Bill Press -- It was especially poignant to see Caroline Kennedy, America's new ambassador to Japan, present her credentials to Emperor Akihito this week. Coming just three days before the 50th more…

Requiem for the loony tea party

by Bill Press -- Coast to coast, the dust has settled from last Tuesday's elections, and one thing is clear. Democrats won some, Republicans won some. There were winners and losers on more…

What if Germany spied on our president?

by Bill Press -- Remember "Reach out and touch someone"? Well, President Obama did reach out and touch someone. The only problem is, the person he touched just happened to be Angela more…

The Obama team's lame excuses

by Bill Press -- It's too early to write the history of the Obama administration. But, at this point, it looks like, for the most part, that history may be summed up more…

Big loser: GOP – big winner: Ted Cruz

by Bill Press -- Whew! That was close. We almost went over the cliff, but were spared at the 11th hour by a halfhearted deal that re-opens the government – but only more…