Tales from the Trail

Poorly educated? Unsuccessful? Trump is your man

March 30, 2016

“I love the poorly educated,” Donald Trump famously said once.

Now, the Republican presidential front-runner apparently has another favorite group: the unsuccessful.

Reuters Washington Extra – Panetta’s pain

January 27, 2012

Leon Panetta, famous here in Washington for being a “budget guy”, has a budget challenge at the Pentagon that few would relish. He probably doesn’t relish it either, but it could be the crowning achievement in a remarkable career if he pulls it off.

The First Draft: Preparing for a fall?

October 23, 2009

Are Democrats trying to soften the blow for President Barack Obama if the Democratic candidate for Virginia governor, Creigh Deeds, loses in the November elections?OBAMA/