Well, Obama has more than weathered a few highly-publicized controversies -- he has the highest approval rating for a president-elect in decades.
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Whether Ron Kirk is a good choice for trade representative will be determined by his ability to deliver on creating a new trade and globalization policy that benefits more Americans.
The foundation of our economic stimulus is a public- private-partnership. What should this partnership look like? How should benefits and burdens, risks and rewards be distributed?
Most CEO's have relatively large egos, and Presidents of the United States are certainly no exception.
The Illinois Supreme Court has just rejected what was in essence a coup attempt by the state Attorney General, which would have installed the Lt. Governor in Blagojevich's place.
The war regroups. What if Barack Obama, as he pursues his pragmatic strategy that so far seems to be 10 parts "reassurance" (to the defense and financ...
International debate has not kept pace with the speed of technological change and globalization. We need businesses and governments that have a much stronger understanding of the creative process.
This is not just smart politics, it is smart policy. Obama realizes he needs broad support for the hard choices that need to be made, and he is going about securing that support.
Obama is going to do something to absolutely enrage leftists, progressives, and the few remaining Americans who actually call themselves liberals; and, furthermore, he's going to do it within his first 100 days in office.
If it wants to maintain control, the Democratic Party simply cannot afford to take any community for granted, whether Asian American, Latino, or African American.
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It's official, former Sen. Tom Daschle will be Barack Obama's Secretary of Health and Human Services. Daschl...
You've got to ask yourself -- why is this the only story that has leaked in this fashion from the transition team?
Eric Holder's sterling credentials are one thing, but politics is another. A political appointment to a top spot is generally a pro forma affair; it may be anything but that with Holder.
Although we have had one woman running for president and one female vice-presidential candidate, the 2008 election was not a complete success for women.
Just as the netroots had injected itself squarely in the middle of the political conversation in this country, so now too, will the most DC of processes be broken wide open.
We need government-subsidized daycare. We're one of the only industrialized nations in the world that doesn't meet this most basic need for its working families.
If elected President, Barack Obama would create the first-ever Cabinet level Chief Technology Officer. Obama thinks that the US is not doing nearly ...
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