44: The Obama Presidency


Dan Balz's Take



New Recovery Roadmap Has Much in Common with Old

President Obama and Vice President Biden today announced a new "roadmap to recovery" intended to speed up stimulus spending and rebut the perception that the $787 billion stimulus package is not yet having much of a job-creating impact, given the 9.4 percent unemployment rate.

Posted on June 8, 2009 at 02:55 PM ET | Comments (5)

The GOP's Weakness: Reagan Democrats -- or Obama Ones?

By Alec MacGillis As the Republicans engage in a heated contest to determine the next...

Posted on January 7, 2009 at 04:40 PM ET | Comments (16)

Palin Energized Ohio and New Hampshire Voters, Both For and Against

Talking to voters in Ohio and New Hampshire over the past two weeks, it was hard not to concluded that a race that for most of its duration was about Barack Obama, John McCain and Hillary Clinton wound up, during its final leg, being to a great degree about Sarah Palin.

Posted on November 3, 2008 at 07:12 PM ET | Comments (5)

Expensive Wardrobe Goes Against McCain-Palin Story Line

Post fashion editor Robin Givhan weighs in online today on the contretemps over the Republican...

Posted on October 22, 2008 at 04:50 PM ET | Comments (19)

With Bailout Vote, McCain Voted for Earmarks

By Michael D. Shear Sen. John McCain claims to be an absolutist on earmarks. He...

Posted on October 3, 2008 at 02:01 PM ET | Comments (48)

The Politics of Polarization

Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) listens as his running mate Alaska Gov. Sarah...

Posted on September 10, 2008 at 02:52 PM ET | Comments (544)

About Those Community Organizing Years...

Palin seeks to paint a biographical equivalence where there is none.

Posted on September 4, 2008 at 04:04 PM ET | Comments (369)

Biden and McCain, Rivals Again

By Michael D. Shear, Paul Kane and Jonathan Weisman By selecting Sen. Joe Biden as...

Posted on August 23, 2008 at 05:18 PM ET | Comments (63)

About Those Clinton Primary Voters

Many of Clinton's primary-season supporters are not necessarily loyal Democratic presidential election voters.

Posted on August 21, 2008 at 03:56 PM ET | Comments (208)


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