Ralph Nader: Unsafe at any speed

by Bill Press -- Just when you thought there was no way Democrats could lose this election ... here we go again: Ralph Nader has decided to run for president as an more…

Let's seize the moment in Cuba

by Bill Press -- It all hinged on one man. For almost half a century, under presidents both Democrat and Republican, the official policy of the United States has been: As long more…

Who's the real John McCain?

by Bill Press -- To all my friends, Democrats and Independents, who have told me they'd consider voting for John McCain in November, I have only two words: PLEASE DON'T. For the more…

The media pick the winners

by Bill Press -- Super Tuesday's over, and there's no absolute winner among either Democrats or Republicans. Nonetheless, even though no one candidate has yet locked up their party's nomination, we might more…

How the Democrats could lose

by Bill Press -- If you're having trouble keeping up with all the twists and turns of primary season 2008, you're not alone. At one point in 2007, there were 16 candidates more…

Don't honor hate talk

by Bill Press -- Who says racism is dead in America? It's alive and well on talk radio, on WABC in New York, from the microphone of legendary talk show host Bob more…

The blow-dry candidate

by Bill Press -- The only thing we've learned from the 2008 presidential primary so far is that the Republican Party is in complete disarray. And no wonder. George W. Bush has more…

Obama: New politics triumphs over old

by Bill Press -- It's easy to conclude that the presidential campaign begins and ends with the Iowa caucuses. But that would be a big mistake. Whoever wins the Iowa caucuses doesn't more…

Pull the plug on Iowa and New Hampshire

by Bill Press -- It gets earlier and earlier, every election cycle. This time around, Iowa voters will cast the first ballots in the presidential contest of 2008 on Jan. 3, before more…