January 20, 2010 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 20, 2010 President Obama has officially been in office a year, but essayist Emily K. Schwartz remembers a time before he was elected — when a European capital was buzzing about American politics.
January 20, 2010 When President Obama was elected one year ago, America was concerned about one thing: jobs. His intentions may be good, but Obama has yet to learn that he will not be able to spend his way to economic prosperity.
January 20, 2010 Barack Obama's election and inauguration were markedly historic, but essayist David Boaz says the Obama team overinterpreted its victory. Sure, he has only been president for one year, but Obama needs to shape up, or America won't hesitate to ship him out.
January 20, 2010 A reliably red state that went blue for the first time since 1964, Indiana was one of the big surprises on Election Day, thanks to highly energized Democrats, Republican apathy and strong support for Obama by independents.
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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.
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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.
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