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President Elect Obama

Save SUVs First, Then Kill Them Really Dead

Matthew DeBord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matthew DeBord

Assuming a federal bailout, it makes sense that, over the next few years, American carmakers will be re-engaging with the small-car market.

Does Obama's Win Extend to Business?

Tim Berry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tim Berry

They talk about coattails in terms of a popular candidate pulling other candidates with him. I hope Obama's victory has coattails in business too. Change is good.

Elite Media Voices Begin Making Our Arguments

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Sirota

It seems the demands for accepting the progressive mandate of the election, Going Big and emulating FDR -- are starting to be echoed even in the elite media stratosphere.

Buy American, Again

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patrick Takahashi

When the second economic stimulus package is passed, the President should suggest that, as an act of loyalty to country, those planning to use this gift as down payment for a car, Buy American.

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.

"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.

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.

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.

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?

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?

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.

Bush, Obama To Meet Monday

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Bush and Barack Obama on Monday will hold their first substantive talks about the nation's daunting priorities as the tra...

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.

Obama's choice of Emanuel shows switch in tone

AP | LIZ SIDOTI and NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO — Barack Obama is signaling a shift in tactics and temperament as he moves from candidate to president-elect, picking sharp-elbowed Wash...

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...

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.

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...

Voters cite history; Obama says, 'Change can happen'

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

After giving his victory speech, Obama briefly talked to donors in an unplanned event that was not open to the press.

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.

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.

A Chance To Govern From The Heart

Russell Bishop | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Last night we witnessed a graciousness that belies the apparent animus that oozed through much of the last several weeks of the campaign. Last night,...