44: The Obama Presidency



The Debate Rages On...

A new frontier in the abortion wars: health insurance

By Garance Franke-Ruta Abortion insurance: Until the debate over reforming health-care, who'd ever heard of...

Posted on November 13, 2009 at 08:56 PM ET | Comments (6)

GOP Web Redesign Greeted With a Mocking Reception

By Garance Franke-Ruta Perhaps instead of everyone in the future being famous for 15 minutes,...

Posted on October 14, 2009 at 03:01 PM ET | Comments (7)

What Obama Actually Said About Kanye West

And now, thanks to TMZ, we finally know exactly in what context President Obama called hip-hop star Kanye West a "jackass" in banter with journalists that was intended to be off-the-record.

Posted on September 15, 2009 at 05:54 PM ET | Comments (3)

9/12: Race, the Tea Party Protesters and a Battle of Interpretations

By Garance Franke-Ruta White House spokesman Robert Gibbs today brushed aside suggestions that Saturday's protests...

Posted on September 13, 2009 at 05:12 PM ET | Comments (21)

Who's Really Keeping America Safe?

By Garance Franke-Ruta Reactions to the dueling speeches by President Obama and former vice president...

Posted on May 21, 2009 at 12:40 PM ET | Comments (18)

The Obama Health Reform Strategy Meeting

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Posted on May 11, 2009 at 01:40 PM ET | Comments (2)

Greenberg vs. Penn: When Pollsters Attack!

Mark Penn vs. Stanley Greenberg

Posted on March 2, 2009 at 06:18 PM ET | Comments (2)

Americans Invented What?

Who invented the automobile and solar cell?

Posted on February 25, 2009 at 05:22 PM ET | Comments (15)

Jindal vs. the Volcanoes

The U.S. Geological Survey says it needs the money for the volcano-monitoring portion of the $140 million that the Survey received in the stimulus package.

Posted on February 25, 2009 at 05:12 PM ET | Comments (32)

Oaths, Bibles and Presidents

President Obama may be a historic figure, but his awkward swearing-in ceremony and subsequent do-over of the oath of office don't make him unique in the American historical record.

Posted on January 22, 2009 at 06:37 PM ET | Comments (79)

Sarah Palin: Good for the Jews?

Palin pick riles Jewish observers.

Posted on September 5, 2008 at 01:32 PM ET | Comments (72)

Evangelicals Heap Praise on Palin

The choice of Palin excites evangelicals and conservative religious leaders.

Posted on August 29, 2008 at 06:44 PM ET | Comments (82)

Ha! Say the Online Hillary Supporters

By Krissah Williams Thompson The HillBloggers -- stalwart online supporters of Sen. Hillary Clinton --...

Posted on August 29, 2008 at 12:50 PM ET | Comments (1025)

"Left Behind" Authors: Obama Not Antichrist

By Michelle Boorstein This may be a first for a presidential campaign: A debate about...

Posted on August 14, 2008 at 04:28 PM ET | Comments (37)

Gossip Blogs Fact Check McCain

Paris Hilton's parents are maxeed out John McCain donors.

Posted on July 31, 2008 at 03:05 PM ET | Comments (75)

Obama's Uncle and the Liberation of Auschwitz

Republican strategists and conservatives bloggers pounce on Obama's statement that his uncle helped liberate Auschwitz.--Jonathan Weisman

Posted on May 27, 2008 at 05:41 PM ET | Comments (0)

ColorOfChange Leader Accuses Clinton of 'Race Baiting'

Hillary Clinton's appeal to white voters upsets black liberal online activists. --Darryl Fears

Posted on May 9, 2008 at 12:44 PM ET | Comments (134)

Clinton and White Voters

As Clinton continues her quest for the presidency against long odds, racial tensions come to the fore. --Darryl Fears

Posted on May 8, 2008 at 06:37 PM ET | Comments (254)

A McCain Skeptic, Dobson Still Not Won Over

In the weeks since he became the presumptive Republican nominee, polls show that Arizona Sen. John McCain has been steadily winning over rank and file evangelicals and conservatives. But when it comes to conservative Christian leaders, McCain is still largely in a stand-off. Chief among his critics is long-time evangelical leader James Dobson. --Krissah Williams

Posted on April 2, 2008 at 01:02 PM ET | Comments (11)

Building a Mystery

By Garance Franke-Ruta Not only does Hillary Clinton chief strategist Mark Penn have to deal...

Posted on March 6, 2008 at 06:30 PM ET | Comments (14)

Keep Hopi Alive

By Garance Franke-Ruta On a day when the Hillary Clinton campaign has been circulating comments...

Posted on February 13, 2008 at 07:15 PM ET | Comments (15)

Primary Season: When Will It End?

What if it's not over? What if it's not even close to over? This is turning into a scary night. --Joel Achenbach

Posted on February 5, 2008 at 10:07 PM ET | Comments (0)

Obama as a Reagan-Like Figure

If the confused but nevertheless spirited reaction in the blogosphere, left and right, is any indication, Sen. Barack Obama is going to have plenty of explaining to do regarding his comments to the Reno Gazette-Journal editorial board in the days ahead. --Jose Antonio Vargas

Posted on January 18, 2008 at 03:43 PM ET | Comments (0)

Obama and 'the Race Card'

A round-up of what commentators are saying about the Obama-Clinton fracas over race in the Democratic primary.

Posted on January 14, 2008 at 08:55 PM ET | Comments (0)


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