Washington loses its tea-party queen

by Bill Press -- Say it ain't so. There has never been a sadder day in American politics. Political reporters are still in shock over Michele Bachmann's sudden announcement that she will more…

The giant, shocking IRS scandal that wasn't

by Bill Press -- There's nothing Washington likes better than a scandal. So official Washington was absolutely orgasmic this week while dealing with not one, but three scandals at the same time. more…

Worst human rights violator in Cuba? It's us!

by Bill Press -- For decades, American politicians have denounced human rights violations in Cuba. With good cause, they've accused the Castro brothers of rounding up political prisoners, torturing them and detaining more…

New Bush Library, same old Bush record

by Bill Press -- It was inspiring to see them side by side at Southern Methodist University in Dallas: Presidents Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack more…

Shame on Senate – send 'em all home!

by Bill Press -- Let me begin this column with an apology. Once a week, I pick an important issue and offer my reasoned analysis, based on the facts, of what it more…

Spotted in Congress: Bipartisanship

by Bill Press -- They started out with a lot in common – Joe Manchin and Patrick Toomey. Sure, one's a Democrat and one's a Republican, but they're both conservatives, both longtime more…

Supremes waffle on marriage equality

by Bill Press -- Over the last 40 years, I've been involved in a lot of political battles for a lot of different causes: workers' rights, women's rights, gay rights, environmental protection, more…