44: The Obama Presidency




Improper computer use by park official not germane to probe, Interior IG says

By Kimberly Kindy A public report from a year-long investigation of the superintendent of Gettyburg...

Posted on October 24, 2009 at 11:31 PM ET | Comments (6)

From the White House, a Fresh Push on Lobbyists

The White House announced Wednesday that it will push to keep registered lobbyists from sitting on federal advisory boards and commissions, although it stopped short of proclaiming an all-out ban.

Posted on September 23, 2009 at 06:47 PM ET | Comments (12)

Post 'Salon' Story Prompts WH Ethics Rules Reminder

White House counsel Greg Craig reminded administration staffers this afternoon that they operate under strict ethical guidelines, in the wake of reports that The Washington Post had solicited Obama officials for off-the-record "salons" with corporate sponsorship.

Posted on July 2, 2009 at 05:35 PM ET | Comments (16)

Group Files Suit Against Obama Administration for Access to Visitor Logs

President Obama has embraced Bush Administration justifications for denying public access to White House visitors logs even as advisers say they are reviewing the policy of keeping secret the official record of comings and goings.

Posted on June 16, 2009 at 02:14 PM ET | Comments (77)

Obama Lawyer Critical of McCain Cell Phone Tower

"This is John McCain's display of his maverick ethics: He believes he is entitled to free cell service while other Americans have to pay for theirs," said Bob Bauer, general counsel of the Democratic presidential candidate's campaign.

Posted on October 16, 2008 at 09:39 AM ET | Comments (46)

Edwards Took Mistress on 2006 Presidential Announcement Tour

John Edwards hid his other woman in plain sight on 2006 his presidential announcement tour.

Posted on August 11, 2008 at 08:57 PM ET | Comments (207)

Following Obama, DNC Announces New Fundraising Rules

The Democratic National Committee will no longer accept contributions from registered federal lobbyists or political action committees, Sen. Barack Obama's campaign announced. --Shailagh Murray

Posted on June 5, 2008 at 08:45 AM ET | Comments (41)

Ethics Bill Could Ground Candidates

Presidential campaign budget operatives beware: That ethics and lobbying reform bill winding its way through...

Posted on July 31, 2007 at 05:59 AM ET | Comments (0)


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