Obama, One Year Later
Chinese dissidents gather at a government petitions office to file an application to stage a public protest ahead of President Obama's November visit in Beijing. The dissidents urged Obama to raise the issue of Chinese human rights abuses during his visit.
In one year, President Obama has changed the tone on human rights, setting forth "a compelling vision, stressing that respect for human rights is not only the right thing to do but also broadly beneficial for society." In year two, it's time to transform that rhetoric into reality.
January 19, 2010 The Pulitzer Prize-winning Web site PolitiFact tracked Obama's promises on the campaign trail. Now, as the president's one-year anniversary in office approaches, PolitiFact takes stock of how President Obama is doing on making good on his promises.
January 17, 2010 The president has spent much of his political capital on health care during his first year in office. He's also had to wrestle with the worst economic crisis in a generation and cope with the occasional natural disaster. Those threads came together last Thursday, the 360th workday of the Obama administration.