Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL)
January 20, 2009 "Today I say to you that the challenges we face are real. They are serious and they are many. They will not be met easily or in a short span of time. But know this, America — they will be met," President Barack Obama said in his inaugural address.
December 18, 2008 President-elect Barack Obama defines himself as African-American. His mother is a white American, and his father is a black African. This hits a nerve with some people, who wonder why Obama doesn't use the term biracial to describe his race.
November 24, 2008 President-elect Barack Obama held a news conference Monday in Chicago to announce key economic appointments and discuss his aggressive new financial rescue plan. What do you want to know about Obama's economic recovery plan and the team he's assembled to execute it?
November 20, 2008 According to press reports, President-elect Barack Obama's favorite superheroes are Spider-Man and Conan the Barbarian. But what do these picks say about Mr. Obama? We talk to Gabriel Fowler, owner of indie comic book store Desert Island, about what the superheroes could reveal about the next president.