The NRA: A paper tiger

by Bill Press -- There's no secret why, for years, politicians of both parties have been afraid to stand up and support tighter controls on guns: Because they're afraid of the NRA. more…

Take us over the cliff, Mr. President

by Bill Press -- If you really thought we were going to avoid going over the fiscal cliff, if you seriously believed Republicans in Congress would come to their senses and agree more…

GOP's embarrassing attack on Susan Rice

by Bill Press -- We haven't heard much about the "politics of personal destruction" since Bill Clinton. But if you thought the days of mean, personal, political attacks were over, just ask more…

Obama's mandate

by Bill Press -- Americans can breathe a sigh of relief. No more "I'm Barack Obama, and I approve this message." No more robocalls by celebrities asking for your support. No more more…

Sandy proves case for Obama

by Bill Press -- We knew an October Surprise was coming. We just didn't know whether it would come from the Romney campaign or the Obama campaign. In the end, it came more…

The Democratic Party means (good) business

by Bill Press -- There are some political myths that will never go away. The liberal media bias. Democrats never vote to cut taxes. Democrats are weak on national security. No truth more…

2-party stranglehold over the debates

by Bill Press -- There's been no lack of commentary over how candidates performed in the last three debates. Barack Obama fell asleep in the first one. A nervous Paul Ryan gulped more…