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"J'Accuse!": This Administration's Crony Bailout Bonanza for Wall Street

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

The government, under Mr. Paulson's fine hand, was paying twice as much as needed to be paid when compared to the sums Warren Buffett negotiated for a similar investment in Goldman Sachs.

Obama's Election May Put an End to Sept. 11-related Animosity and Bring Healing

Ray Hanania | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ray Hanania

Obama's election as president has changed America and can also make it a far better nation, one that truly embraces the ideals that motivated our founding fathers.

In the Doghouse

Darryle Pollack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darryle Pollack

Memo to President-elect Obama: As the rock star president, the world will surely scrutinize the most insignificant personal choices made by you and your family.

Obama's Friday Schedule: Meeting With Economic Advisers, Press Conference, Parent Teacher Meetings (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Update: Obama's first press conference as President-elect will be aired live here. The Obama Team sent out the President-elect's schedule for today ...

Gay Rights and Reproductive Rights: Why Don't People Get the Connection?

Richard Burns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Burns

As critical a marker as this election is, true change depends upon a collective vision and movement towards peace and equity for all.

Post Election Predictions for All News Junkies

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Alderman

For news junkies, the fun has just begun. There's an administration to cast, speculation about post-election deals, mergers and maneuvers. And how about the people who deliver the news?

Barack Obama and the World's Highest Hopes

Bill Cusack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Cusack

I feel as if America just took a shower. This country has never felt so clean and fresh and reinvigorated.

Top Priority: Keep Obama safe

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Francis

The United States cannot afford to take any risks. President Obama, and his family, must live in a bubble all their days in office. Handshaking, baby-kissing and plunging into crowds must be forbidden.

Newsflash: More Than 60% See President-Elect Obama As "Liberal"

Bill Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Scher

The liberal boogeyman card could not be played, no matter how hard they tried. Perceived fear of liberals is far outweighed by the disgust of the actual damage conservatives have wrought.

President Elect Obama: Denounce and Renounce

Harry Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Shearer

This question needs to be asked of the president-elect: do you plan to denounce and renounce these extra-Constitutional ways of doing business, and the illegal policies that resulted, before you take office?

Pride and Prejudice: Thank God Obama is Married to a Woman

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Disgrasian

So this is what it's like to feel proud to be an American again. And at the very same time, we are supremely filled with shame as Californians.

Most Republican County in Indiana Delivers Obama Victory

Chuck Lasker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chuck Lasker

For the first time in 44 years, the state of Indiana voted for a Democrat for President. While we know about the massive coordinated Obama campaign vo...

Will President Obama Lead on Climate Change?

Gillian Caldwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gillian Caldwell

Now that the heat of the campaign season is behind us, we hope Obama will stop pretending that "clean coal" is a realistic way to reduce carbon emissions and achieve energy independence.

Pro-Choice Victories in the 2008 Election

Nancy Keenan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nancy Keenan

Last night, while standing just a few feet from the podium from which our next pro-choice president spoke, I was overcome with pride and emotion.

The Unsung Heroes of Obama's Victory: The United States Secret Service

Stacy Parker Le Melle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stacy Parker Le Melle

Barack Obama, his staff, and his agents were brave enough and smart enough to figure out how to make him as accessible as possible without sacrificing his security.

McCain, Palin, And Supporters React (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Of course, not everyone was happy about Tuesday night's outcome. As election results rolled in and McCain conceded in Phoenix and Obama gave his victo...

Yes We Did!

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Forget about the Bradley effect, Republican voter suppression tactics and October surprises. Obama won a clear and resounding victory last night.

Obama Takes the Reins

Lynne Glasner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lynne Glasner

Obama's victory ends the nightmare of the last eight years of the Bush Era, during which time the rule of law has taken a back seat to self-interest and aggrandizement of power.

Silent Night

Beth Kohl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beth Kohl

As I think about the event in Grant Park last night, I think about those strangers whom I will never forget, no matter the randomness of our sharing this memorable experience.

So We Finally Exhaled. And it is a Glorious New Day.

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

Obama has truly brought all of us hope for a new tomorrow -- free from hate and fear. He is the catalyst for our hopes, wishes and dreams.

How Obama Closed The "God Gap"

WSJ Blogs | Steven Waldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Steven Waldman is president and editor-in-chief of Beliefnet.com, and author of Founding Faith. Previously the national editor of U.S. News & World Re...

The World Breaths a Sigh of Relief as America's Light Goes Back On

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Kall

Looking at the faces of the people in the crowd, as Obama gives his first speech as president-elect, I see a hope that beams bright, a hope that does not stop at red or blue state borders.

The Invitation

Warren Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Warren Goldstein

President Obama will combine elements of FDR's and JFK's presidencies: charismatic leadership, ideological flexibility, and responsiveness to pressure from the left.

A Kick in the Career: How to Adapt to a New Leader

Thomas Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Thomas Stern

The sooner one develops strategies for testing the mettle of one's new boss, the sooner one can hone one's competitive edge.

Obama's Election, and the Work Ahead

James Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Love

As many people have written, if the election was global, it would have been a landslide for Obama, and the reaction here in Switzerland is quite positive.