September 28, 2010 President Obama took his backyard tour to Albuquerque where a woman asked him why he is a Christian. He also was thanked by a man who credited Obama with saving his home and got to show his empathetic side by hugging his host's adult son.
September 23, 2010 A new Pew poll shows political independents giving Republicans a big edge due to their anger with the party in power, a trend in recent years. They are specifically upset with President Obama's handling of the economy.
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September 3, 2010 The president pushed again for action on legislation aimed at giving small businesses more incentives to hire.
Warren, at a Congressional hearing in March.
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August 25, 2010 Who would think that fans of the consumer watchdog would turn to a rapper to push to have her named as head of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau?
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August 18, 2010 Ever since President Obama expressed his view about the Islamic Center in NYC, the issue has become a political punching bag. Republicans are using it as part of their plan to retake Congress. And some Democrats are caught flat-footed.
June 22, 2010 A fly harassed President Barack Obama during a White House event.
Obama and Crist on the beach in Pensacola Tuesday.
June 17, 2010 In Pensacola, folks are fatally resigned to the fact there's an oil slick heading their way.
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April 28, 2010 A new action figure bears a startling resemblance to a certain President of the United States. How would other world leaders look as superhero action figures?
April 15, 2010 A reader wants to know the possibility of President Obama naming his wife Michelle to the Supreme Court
March 23, 2010 After numerous years covering health policy, NPR correspondent Julie Rovner shares her sentiments on the big day — watching (and documenting) President Obama sign the health care bill.
March 3, 2010 A slew of ex-presidents are giving President Obama advice on the Consumer Financial Protection Agency!?!?! Somebody pinch him! This must be a dream. Leave it to Funny or Die to make the reunion possible.
January 7, 2010 In our first hour, the changing role of the C.I.A. and Ellen Burstyn, on The Loss Of A Teardrop Diamond. Then, coverage and analysis of President Obama's comments on a new White House report on Flight 253.
December 1, 2009 Opinions are flying before President Obama's speech. Here's a quick roundup of recent opinion pieces on the president's new strategy on Afghanistan.
August 3, 2009 Now that "Gatesgate" is over, John McWhorter wonders what we've learned from the "teachable moment." Anything?
July 29, 2009 President Obama chooses his brew for the get-together at the White House.
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