The controversy surrounding Barack Obama's eligibility to assume the presidency of the United States is beginning to get some traction in the mainstream press. After languishing for the longest time as a story only being covered by the alternativ
The Washington Post leads with the first look into Barack Obama's "massive public works program," the most expansive and ambitious since Dwight Eisenhower instigated the federal interstate highway project in the 1950s.
Retired Army Gen. Eric Shinseki will be named as Barack Obama's Secretary of Veterans' Affairs. The surprise pick takes a not-so-subtle slap at President Bush's original national security team.
In addition to investing in infrastructure, requiring energy standards on public buildings and updating health-care practices, Obama said that he will start a “sweeping effort to modernize and upgrade school buildings” and will boost broadband access
While calling the federal budget deficit he will inherit “enormous,” Obama said economic recovery is more important, “and that means that we can’t worry, short term, about the budget deficit.”
President-elect Barack Obama's transition team has agreed to work with the Treasury Department as it tries to gain access to the second half of the $700 billion financial rescue package, government sources familiar with the matter said.
“Obama is surrounding himself with people who we know - from Hillary Clinton, to Rahm Emanuel, to James Jones. There is no reason to panic,” the Israeli official told the Jerusalem Post.
Clinton says he'll probably be "a helpful sounding board" to his wife, but wasn't expecting any more involvement unless Obama "asks me to do something specific, which I'm neither looking for nor opposed to."
The New York Times is reporting about an "apparent evolution" in president-elect Barack Obama's thinking on Iraq, citing his recent statements about his plan to keep a "residual force" in the country
"President-elect Barack Obama has appointed an extraordinary team for national security policy." (we are soooo screwed)
Another Senator Kennedy? A Democrat who would know tells ABC News that New York governor David Paterson has talked to Caroline Kennedy about taking the seat.
President Obama must know that there is a trapdoor of advocacy between Liberalism on the edge, and Conservatism in extremis. Once a diehard with a one-track mind is trapped, there is no way out! He must stay in the middle of the road t
U.S. Associate Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has asked his colleagues on the court to consider the request of an East Brunswick, N.J. attorney who has filed a lawsuit challenging President-elect Barack Obama’s status as a United States citize
According to the Ineligibility Clause of the United States Constitution, no member of Congress can be appointed to an office that has benefited from a salary increase during the time that Senator or Representative served in Congress.
President-elect Barack Obama named New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson as commerce secretary on Wednesday, filling a top economic post in troubled times and placing a second former campaign rival in his new Cabinet.
"Unfortunately, this is not a festival," Florman said, noting the difficulty of screening hundreds of thousands of visitors. The committee also warned visitors to expect to stand for several hours in the cold, normally 37oF at noon, and par
The world can’t wait to test president-elect Obama. Five places that will challenge the new president in a hurry. Welcome to the world, Barack: it’s a dangerous place.
After weeks of speculation, President-elect Obama and Vice President-elect Biden officially unveiled their new national security team Monday in Chicago. A quick snapshot of the key players.
President-elect Obama made official the worst-kept secret in Washington this morning: that his national security team will be headlined by a bitter political rival (Clinton) and a member of President Bush’s war cabinet (Gates).
Why would anyone want to change our Constitution? Apparently Sarah P. Herlihy does.......since 2006. What a coincidence....she's associated with Barack Obama in Chicago and the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP http://www.kirkland.com
Max Boot makes well the argument that there is no difference between McCain and Obama, never mind millions of changelings who believe Obama stands for love, peace, and a new road not traveled by the Bushcons...
A Black Friday shocker: We court danger when we turn red to black by striking a bargain with the devil!
Obama's announcements include members of his national security team: He planned to name Washington lawyer Eric Holder as attorney general and Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano as homeland security secretary, according to Democratic officials.
Bill Clinton to disclose publicly over 200,000 donors to his foundation as part of an accord with Obama that clears the way for Senator Hillary to become secretary of state, Democrats close to both sides said on Saturday.
Democratic officials say President-elect Barack Obama will nominate Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton to be his secretary of state on Monday. Obama plans to announce the New York senator as part of his national security team at a news conference in Chicago
The Bush administration, which has sought to reduce American dependence on imports to meet the continuing demand for oil and gas, has aggressively pushed to open up energy exploration across broad swaths of the West, off both coasts, and in Alaska.
The reported numbers show that Obama actually received 80% more money from large donors (those giving $1,000 or more total) than from small donors.
Rubin's statement displays ignorance at best and is a blatant lie at worst. There are plenty of people that saw this coming: Roubini, Shiller, Shostak, Schiff, me, and literally hundreds of bloggers all of which could have run Citigroup better ..
In this excellent piece of intelligence they are speaking of, among other things, the fact that the president elect of the United States could NOT get a security clearance order to serve our country. We have come to a pretty rough part of the road,
How can Hilary Clinton, the next Secretary of State, honestly serve president-elect Obama she described as a risk to the nation is something turkeys want to know before they get slaughtered on Thanksgiving Day!