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…

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…