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So, what’s the hurry on health care?

Health care reform, as it was for the Clinton administration, is obviously on its way to becoming the crucible on which Barak Obama's presidency will be judged. The failure of…

What did we learn from Vietnam?

The death of Robert McNamara creates an apt occasion to consider the Vietnam War. For many Americans, it's already ancient history. In fact, most of my students know more about…

Hillary Clinton eager to retake center stage

Eclipsed by a globe-trotting president, a foreign policy-savvy vice president and a bevy of special envoys, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is struggling to re-emerge this week as the…

Another month, another record deficit

The U.S. government rang up a $94.32 billion budget deficit in June, a record for the month, as the price tag for efforts to prop up the economy, banks and…

Auto task force head quits amid probe

Steven Rattner will leave as head of the U.S. autos task force, which oversaw bankruptcies at General Motors Corp and Chrysler Group, at a time when a probe into how…

Calls increase for probe of Bush-CIA lies

Congressional demands for an investigation grew on Monday over new disclosures that a secret CIA program to capture or kill al-Qaida leaders was concealed from Congress for eight years, perhaps…

Review planned for terror alert system

The multicolored terror alert system that was created after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks could be getting an overhaul — or could be eliminated entirely.

Homeland Security Secretary Janet…

Leading Democrats want Bush era abuses probed

Angry Democrats no longer accept President Barack Obama's reluctance to pursue the illegality of former President Bush's torture, spying and anti-terrorism excesses and will push hard for full investigations into…

Cheney ordered CIA to lie to Congress

Former Vice President Dick Cheney directed the CIA eight years ago not to inform Congress about a nascent counterterrorism program that CIA Director Leon…

Holder may investigate prisoner torture

Contrary to White House wishes, Attorney General Eric Holder may push forward with a criminal investigation into the Bush administration's harsh interrogation practices used on suspected terrorists.

Holder is…