March 29, 2010 President Obama, fresh off his health-care victory, shows a bit of political leg. Ken Rudin reflects on the politics of recess appointments. Obama has recently announced he will bypass the Senate and install controversial Craig Becker and 14 other...
February 16, 2010 Leslie Gelb says that for the Obama Administration to succeed, the president is going to have to make wholesale changes in personnel.
January 29, 2010 Political Junkie: The president visited House Republicans at their retreat Friday, and a direct, no-holds-barred exchange followed.
January 28, 2010 His party has gone from 60 to 59 in the Senate, but he's still fighting for health care. Trouble is, he didn't explain how we get from here to there. Political Junkie looks at the highs and lows of the State of the Union address.
January 28, 2010 A look at Obama's claim that he has "excluded lobbyists from policy-making jobs or seats on federal boards and commissions."
January 28, 2010 President Obama made a stab at fostering more political harmony in his speech, but he also had some warnings.
January 27, 2010 The president has a lot on his plate already. Can he really afford to take on a new political fight?
January 27, 2010 President Obama sent a clear warning to the Afghan president on corruption, but didn't address other issues being raised about the war.
January 27, 2010 The president broke no new ground on the subject, but he reminded the public that "clean energy" remains high on his wish list.
January 27, 2010 The president said both countries face increased isolation and stronger sanctions.
January 27, 2010 Many of the changes the president has announced so far in his effort to improve national security have been vague.
January 27, 2010 The president proposed a number of new job-creating measures, but it will be difficult to get the support he needs for a significant new jobs program.
January 27, 2010 President Obama used his State of the Union address to urge lawmakers not to abandon the sinking ship of their health care overhaul bill.
September 4, 2009 It's the first time in history that a presidential administration has voluntarily released the documents — but there some restrictions.
June 12, 2009 Some confusion as to who is president of the United States.