44: The Obama Presidency



Sunday Talkies

Terrorism trials elicit strong opinions

By John Amick and T. Rees Shapiro CNN: STATE OF THE UNION - Presidential adviser...

Posted on November 15, 2009 at 01:53 PM ET | Comments (15)

Restraint urged in Fort Hood speculation

General George William Casey Jr., chief of staff of the United States Army, said Sunday the Army is conducting a thorough investigation into the mass shooting at Fort Hood Army base in Texas that left 13 dead and 38 wounded, but he stressed that no assumptions should be made surrounding the motives or religious beliefs of alleged shooter Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan.

Posted on November 8, 2009 at 02:49 PM ET | Comments (6)

No reform is better than a public option, Lieberman says

Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman (I-Conn.) said Sunday that no health-care reform bill at all is better than legislation that includes some form of a government-run public option.

Posted on November 1, 2009 at 12:29 PM ET | Comments (36)

Abdullah supports troop increase, but within a broader plan

By John Amick and T. Rees Shapiro FOX NEWS SUNDAY - Abdullah: Afghans must have...

Posted on October 25, 2009 at 12:46 PM ET | Comments (8)

Emanuel: Need a Strong Afghan Govt.; Axelrod: Public Option Would Meet Goals

By John Amick and T. Rees Shapiro CNN: State of the Union - Emanuel, Kerry...

Posted on October 18, 2009 at 12:45 PM ET | Comments (22)

Democrats Unsure, GOP United on Troop Levels

Afghanistan strategy dominates the Sunday talk shows on October 11, 2009.

Posted on October 11, 2009 at 12:52 PM ET | Comments (21)

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Posted on October 9, 2009 at 02:01 PM ET | Comments (0)

Jones Chides McChrystal for Public Pressure

By John Amick and Ibby Caputo CNN: STATE OF THE UNION - Afghanistan Advice Should...

Posted on October 4, 2009 at 01:16 PM ET | Comments (24)

Iran, Afghanistan Dominate Sunday Talk Shows

By John Amick and Ibby Caputo This Week: Gates Sees Hope for Iran Talks, Urges...

Posted on September 27, 2009 at 12:39 PM ET | Comments (6)

President Headlines on Five TV Networks

President Obama was the headliner on five major Sunday talk shows, giving pre-taped interviews to...

Posted on September 20, 2009 at 04:09 PM ET | Comments (9)

Today on the Sunday Talk Shows

By John Amick and Ibby Caputo State of the Union: Collins Won't Support a 'Trigger'...

Posted on September 13, 2009 at 12:21 PM ET | Comments (18)

Today on the Sunday Talk Shows

By Juliet Eilperin and John Amick State of the Union: Nelson Backs 'Trigger' Option Sen....

Posted on September 6, 2009 at 12:37 PM ET | Comments (20)

Adviser Pins Hopes in Afghanistan on New Strategy, Coming Assessment

By John Amick White House national security adviser Gen. James L. Jones stressed the effectiveness...

Posted on August 9, 2009 at 02:19 PM ET | Comments (10)

Geithner, Summers Make Economic Case for Reform

By John Amick The Obama administration's leading point men in reviving a sagging American economy,...

Posted on August 2, 2009 at 01:51 PM ET | Comments (58)

Both Sides Adjust as Reform Deadline Nears

By John Amick After a tumultuous week for the effort to reform health care that...

Posted on July 26, 2009 at 02:45 PM ET | Comments (94)

Democrats Push Back on Unsavory Estimate

By John Amick The Obama administration sent two of its top surrogates in the health-care...

Posted on July 19, 2009 at 02:45 PM ET | Comments (38)

Senators Question Cheney Role in CIA Briefs

By John Amick News over the weekend that former Vice President Dick Cheney ordered the...

Posted on July 12, 2009 at 03:44 PM ET | Comments (26)

McCain, Bush and 'Meet the Press'

Sen. John McCain acknowledged that he and President Bush share a "common philosophy" as Republicans but the GOP's presidential nominee insisted that he is his own man, appearing on NBC's "Meet the Press" for the first time in more than nine months.

Posted on October 26, 2008 at 02:36 PM ET | Comments (74)

McCain and Graham Defend Palin on Sunday Shows

McCain defended Palin's frugality while Graham praised Palin's resume.

Posted on October 26, 2008 at 01:21 PM ET | Comments (58)

A Day of Debating Palin's Qualifications

By Zachary A. Goldfarb Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the Republican vice presidential nominee, continued to...

Posted on September 14, 2008 at 03:11 PM ET | Comments (40)

McCain Suggests Bush Has Endorsed Torture

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) with vice presidential running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, visited the...

Posted on August 31, 2008 at 02:11 PM ET | Comments (25)

Debating the Wisdom of Choosing Biden

By Zachary A. Goldfarb A day before the start of the Democratic convention, former New...

Posted on August 24, 2008 at 12:31 PM ET | Comments (42)

McCain Aide's Georgian Ties Become an Issue

By Zachary A. Goldfarb The presidential campaign veered Sunday into a discussion about the escalating...

Posted on August 10, 2008 at 01:40 PM ET | Comments (18)

Kerry Accuses GOP of 'Character Assassination'

By Zachary A. Goldfarb The 2004 Democratic presidential nominee accused the campaign of Sen. John...

Posted on August 3, 2008 at 02:09 PM ET | Comments (129)

Mullen Warns Against Obama's Iraq Troop Plan

By Zachary A. Goldfarb The nation's senior military official warned against a plan, put forward...

Posted on July 20, 2008 at 01:10 PM ET | Comments (0)

Obama Urges Increase in U.S. Forces in Afghanistan on 'Face the Nation'

Troops would combat the growing strength of the Taliban and al-Qaeda.

Posted on July 20, 2008 at 11:41 AM ET | Comments (0)

Clinton Camp Stokes RFK Flap by Blaming Obama

By Zachary A. Goldfarb Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign accused Sen. Barack Obama's campaign of...

Posted on May 25, 2008 at 04:41 PM ET | Comments (0)

Obama Cites Need 'To Work Harder' for Blue-Collar Votes

By Zachary A. Goldfarb Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) acknowledged today that he must work harder...

Posted on April 27, 2008 at 02:05 PM ET | Comments (103)

McCain Vows to Slash Pentagon, Federal Spending

By Zachary A. Goldfarb Presumptive Republican nominee Sen. John McCain (Ariz.) pledged Sunday to cut...

Posted on April 20, 2008 at 02:05 PM ET | Comments (13)

U.S. Is Out of the Fight in Half of Iraq, Gates Says

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said the steps necessary in Iraq before Washington can begin to withdraw troops are "already happening."--By Zachary A. Goldfarb

Posted on April 13, 2008 at 01:57 PM ET | Comments (3)

McCain: Obama 'Absolutely' Qualified to Be President

By Zachary A. Goldfarb Sen. John McCain, the presumptive Republican nominee for president, said Sunday...

Posted on April 6, 2008 at 05:33 PM ET | Comments (16)

Rendell Says Unifying the Country Is Not Enough

Pennsylvania Gov. Edward G. Rendell (D), whose state holds the next Democratic primary, on April 22, implicitly criticized a key rationale of Sen. Barack Obama's presidential campaign, saying today that it is not enough to be a unifying figure. --Zachary A. Goldfarb

Posted on March 30, 2008 at 01:52 PM ET | Comments (0)

Richardson Scorns Clinton Aides, Defends Clinton

By Zachary A. Goldfarb New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson said today that the people around...

Posted on March 23, 2008 at 02:03 PM ET | Comments (0)

Paulson Warns of Limits to Propping Up Economy

By Zachary A. Goldfarb Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson Jr. said today that there are...

Posted on March 16, 2008 at 05:35 PM ET | Comments (8)

Mich., Fla. Dilemma Consumes Democrats

By Zachary A. Goldfarb Howard Dean, the chairman of the Democratic National Committee, warned today...

Posted on March 9, 2008 at 02:05 PM ET | Comments (64)

Clinton, Obama Aides Tangle Over '3 A.M.' Ad

By Zachary A. Goldfarb The Clinton and Obama presidential campaigns sparred today over which candidate...

Posted on March 2, 2008 at 02:33 PM ET | Comments (0)

Nader Hopes Third Presidential Run Is the Charm

By Zachary A. Goldfarb Consumer activist Ralph Nader today launched his third bid for the...

Posted on February 24, 2008 at 01:21 PM ET | Comments (18)

McCain Vows to Hold the Line on Taxes

By Zachary A. Goldfarb Sen. John McCain (Ariz.), the likely Republican nominee for president who...

Posted on February 17, 2008 at 04:21 PM ET | Comments (26)

Closing Arguments for Super Tuesday

By Zachary A. Goldfarb Sen. John McCain (Ariz.) said Sunday that he could unite the...

Posted on February 3, 2008 at 02:09 PM ET | Comments (40)

Romney Lashes McCain Over Washington Record

By Zachary A. Goldfarb Two days before the critical Florida primary, Mitt Romney sought to...

Posted on January 27, 2008 at 02:34 PM ET | Comments (14)

Giuliani Shifts Emphasis to Economy

By Zachary A. Goldfarb Rudolph Giuliani, the man missing from the opening rounds of the...

Posted on January 20, 2008 at 01:18 PM ET | Comments (0)

Clinton Says Obama Playing Racial Politics

By Zachary A. Goldfarb, The Talk Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton accused Sen. Barack Obama's presidential...

Posted on January 13, 2008 at 02:09 PM ET | Comments (0)


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