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…

Can anybody save the GOP?

by Bill Press -- The year 2012 was a disaster for the Republican Party. They failed to regain control of the U.S. Senate. They lost eight seats in the House of Representatives. more…

Paul Ryan: Flim-flam man

by Bill Press -- Quick! Somebody tell President Obama. Alert the members of Congress. Shout it out to the media: I have balanced the budget! That's right. Me. Bill Press, talk-show host. more…

Are there no limits on use of drones?

by Bill Press -- A rare beast was spotted this week in Washington. An event as rare as the sighting of Big Foot. We actually saw a real filibuster in action. It more…

Republicans can't escape sequester blame

by Bill Press -- If aliens came to earth from outer space in search of intelligent life, Congress is the last place they would look for it. The Republican-led 112th Congress – more…

Can a new pope save the Catholic Church?

by Bill Press -- It's been a busy week. The Senate voted 78-22 to renew the Violence Against Women Act. Christopher Dorner, ex-cop turned cop killer, was finally tracked down near Big more…