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Barack Obama Nominee

NLRB and CFPB Recess Appointments: Obama's New Year's Options

Victor Williams | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics
Victor Williams

In a time and place of his choosing, Barack Obama should use the Article II, Section 2 recess appointment alternative.

Republicans and Judge Sonia Sotomayor: Perfect Together

Sophia A. Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sophia A. Nelson

By replacing Souter with Sotomayor Obama keeps the balance of the court exactly the same, but he adds some "color" and another "female" voice to the Court's balance.

Conservatives Rise Up Against Obama's First Court Pick

CBN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Maybe the Obama administration should have nominated George Hamilton instead of David F. Hamilton. The hollywood actor may have an easier time at conf...

Black Leaders On What Obama's Nomination Means To Them

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In 1961, Robert F. Kennedy predicted that the country could elect a black president in the next 40 years. That's how fast race relations were changing...

Let's Hear It for Politics As Usual

Caryl Rivers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Caryl Rivers

I love Barack's his ideas about a new politics of hope -- I attended MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech. But I worry that Obama is more Harvard law than Chicago street fighter.

"Uncle Barack's Cabin": Why We Must Repudiate the Ugly Racial Undercurrents of the Campaign

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

This offensive German headline is a warning to us here in the US. The bigots will exploit every slimy racist undercurrent in a desperate effort to keep Obama out of the White House.

Let The Second Guessing Begin: Five Reasons Obama Won and Five Reasons Clinton Lost

Jonathan Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Alter

Journalists, historians and bloggers will be talking for years about what happened. In such a close race, the winner did plenty of things wrong, and the loser did a lot right.

The Shadow of Obama's Smile

Beth Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beth Arnold

Hillary's unsurprising lack of grace last night reveals more than she may realize, and we can only hope that she can find some humility and plain old patriotism for something larger than herself.

Even In Defeat, It's All About Her

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

If Hillary really wanted to be on the ticket, she wouldn't have engaged in this infuriating slash-burn-point-clap strategy in the first place -- which continued through her Tuesday night speech.

How Obama Won and Clinton Lost

Matthew Dowd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Dowd

This is a race that Clinton could have won and should have won, and came very close. The following is my attempt at explaining what happened.

Obama to Accept Nomination on 45th Anniversary of the "I Have a Dream" Speech

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

Senator Obama's nomination confirms Dr. King's observation that "the moral arc of the universe" is long, but bends toward freedom and justice for all.

Hillary Clinton's Disgraceful Exit*

Joe Vogel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Vogel

Obama's historic night will always be partially shadowed by a woman with an ego too large to do what every other candidate in both parties, including Mike Huckabee, understood was appropriate.

Obama Will Not Declare Victory On Tuesday

Politico | Carrie Budoff Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Concerned about appearing presumptuous or antagonistic towards Hillary Rodham Clinton, Barack Obama will not declare victory in the Democratic nominat...

Warren Buffet Backs Obama For President

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Warren Buffett, the world's richest man, is backing Barak Obama for US president and thinks current US economic policy will push the dollar lower agai...

Obama In Limbo Over 'Almost Nominee' Status

NY Times | Jim Rutenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The contest with Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton not quite over and the one with Senator John McCain not quite under way, Senator Barack Obama is float...

Rasmussen To Stop Polling Clinton Questions

Fox News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

National polling firm Rasmussen Reports announced on Friday that it will stop polling people about the presidential campaign of Sen. Hillary Rodham Cl...

Obama Sees Finish Line, Clinton Clings To Dwindling Support

NY Times | PATRICK HEALY, JEFF ZELENY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton struck a publicly defiant posture on Wednesday about continuing her presidential bid despite waning support from Democr...