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…

Wow! Gay rights: So far so fast

by Bill Press -- Profound political change never happens overnight. The epic struggles for civil rights, voting rights, women's suffrage and workers' rights all took decades to achieve success and, at many more…

Obama's indefensible Syria foray

by Bill Press -- This is the time when every second-term president starts thinking about his legacy. But what a mixed one it's going to be for President Obama. After his decision more…