Can Obama earn that Nobel Peace Prize?

by Bill Press -- In his masterful portrayal of John F. Kennedy, Ted Sorensen, special counsel to the president, revealed JFK's occasional frustration with the job of president. One evening, while changing more…

Obama's shrewd move to involve Congress

by Bill Press -- It was one of the biggest surprises pulled off by any president. The entire nation tuned in on Saturday afternoon, Aug. 31, to hear President Obama detail his more…

No easy answer on Syria

by Bill Press -- To bomb, or not to bomb Syria? That is the question of the day. And there's no easy answer. Let's start with the givens. We know the deployment more…

It's open warfare over the Fed

by Bill Press -- In Washington, D.C., politics never takes a day off. But even in this city of nonstop campaigning, nobody's ever seen anything like this: a full-scale political campaign over more…

All the news that's no longer in print

by Bill Press -- How you greeted the news that the Graham family had sold the legendary Washington Post probably depended on the first thing you do every morning, after you brush more…

America's forgiving 2nd-chance voters

by Bill Press -- One thing for sure about American politics: We are quick to condemn. Just ask Bill Clinton, David Vitter, Mark Sanford and Anthony Weiner. But we are also quick more…

Do we care about our privacy anymore?

by Bill Press -- Every Fourth of July, somebody reminds us there's more to this national holiday than hotdogs and fireworks. Take time over the weekend, we are piously admonished, to remember more…