A collection of news and information related to Jules Witcover published by this site and its partners.
Displaying items 1-12 of 182 » View latimes.com items only1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11-16 Next >
Jules WitcoverWASHINGTON -- When the storm of administration scandal first hit President Obama, he offered a good impersonation of Claude Raines in "Casablanca," expressing shock that gambling was going on in Rick's saloon. His verbal outrage at the snooping of the IRS...
Tags: Barack Obama, U.S. Congress, White House, Politics, John Boehner
Jules WitcoverWASHINGTON -- The anticipated verbal duel Tuesday evening between President Obama and Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida -- the former in his State of the Union Address and the latter in the official Republican response -- was an obvious mismatch....
Jules WitcoverWASHINGTON -- President Obama's first State of the Union address of his second term, following in the fashion of his second inaugural address, focused on the state of the nation at home: the need for more jobs and a revived middle class, as well as such...
Jules WitcoverWASHINGTON -- One consequence of presidential nominee Mitt Romney's loss last November was an internal autopsy on the reputation of the Republican Party itself. Questions were raised whether its "brand" had been seriously damaged as excessively...
Jules WitcoverWASHINGTON -- If former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hoped she could segue quietly into private life as she pondered a presidential bid in 2016, that fantasy has been abruptly harpooned in the resurrection of the political squabble over the...
Tags: Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Politics, Elections, Andrew Cuomo
Jules WitcoverWASHINGTON -- In Hillary Clinton's farewell remarks in February on stepping down as President Obama's secretary of state, she echoed one of her predecessors, Madeleine Albright, declaring America to be "the indispensable nation." "We are the force for...
Jules WitcoverWASHINGTON -- A rare phenomenon occurred on Capitol Hill the other day when two ranking officials of the Obama administration testified that they had differed with the president they still served over providing arms to the rebels in Syria seeking to...
Jules WitcoverWASHINGTON -- The debate over the attack on the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya that briefly enlivened the 2012 presidential campaign will be revived today (Wednesday) in a hearing before a House committee exploring allegations that the...
Jules WitcoverWASHINGTON -- In President Obama's running argument with the Republicans in Congress over who's responsible for the legislative stalemate on Capitol Hill, he suffers self-inflicted wounds by continuing to run up the same white flag that undermined his own...
Jules WitcoverWASHINGTON -- In the Republican Party's developing effort to put on a new face after last November's presidential defeat, the latest gesture is trotting out freshman Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida to deliver the GOP response to President Obama's State of the...
Tags: Barack Obama, U.S. Senate, Politics, U.S. Congress, John Boehner
Jules WitcoverWASHINGTON -- Probing questions at presidential news conferences sometimes have a way of getting their principals to reflect on their state of mind -- and at the same time the state their presidency, particularly when things aren't going well. Back in...
Jules WitcoverWASHINGTON -- To nobody's surprise, all four living former presidents were on their best behavior the other day at the dedication of the library and museum named for the latest of them, George W. Bush, at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. The...
May 17, 2013 |Column| Tribune Media Services
Feb 14, 2013 |Column| Tribune Media Services
Feb 13, 2013 |Column| Tribune Media Services
May 15, 2013 |Column| Tribune Media Services
May 12, 2013 |Column| Tribune Media Services
May 10, 2013 |Column| Tribune Media Services
Feb 10, 2013 |Column| Tribune Media Services
May 8, 2013 |Column| Tribune Media Services
May 5, 2013 |Column| Tribune Media Services
Feb 8, 2013 |Column| Tribune Media Services
May 3, 2013 |Column| Tribune Media Services
Apr 28, 2013 |Column| Tribune Media Services
Original site for Jules Witcover topic gallery.