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Team of Rivals

The Obama Administration: An End to Dynastic Politics?

John McQuaid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John McQuaid

Obama's early moves to co-opt former adversaries Hillary Clinton and Joe Lieberman signal a different way of doing business than we've seen over the past 20 years.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: Masterstroke, Mousetrap, Or Both?

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

Potential Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. Is it a masterstroke by President-elect Obama? A mousetrap for the Clintons? Is it even happening at all?

Obama Is Killing the GOP With Kindness

Jacob Heilbrunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob Heilbrunn

Democrats who worry that Obama is selling out to the opposition may have it backwards. His ingenious approach could end up marginalizing the GOP for decades.

The Key to Continued Obama Success: Hand it Off to Brandon Jacobs; Oh, and Get a Pass Rush

Etan Bednarsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Etan Bednarsh

I can still feel the joy of that night. I had spent months anticipating the event. I had watched the momentum slowly build over the course of the impr...

How Far Will Obama Take 'Team of Rivals' Approach? ... Hillary? McCain? Romney? Lieberman?

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Nickolas

Sen. Clinton is obviously qualified and I think America would love to see a new government that wasn't simply made-up of cronies but of people with differing viewpoints who come together for the good of the country.

Angry Kucinich Reminds Obama He Was Rival

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Borowitz

As President-Elect Obama continues to assemble his "team of rivals" by filling Cabinet positions with former political opponents, he has drawn the ire of one self-styled rival who feels he has been unfairly overlooked.

Obama Names Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Aniston to 'Team of Rivals'

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Borowitz

Continuing in his quest to assemble a so-called "team of rivals," Obama today announced that he would name Jolie and Aniston to key Cabinet positions.

Clinton as VP - Obama's Best Choice

Ryan J. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ryan J. Davis

With the former First Lady on the ticket, all evidence points to united party and a Democratic victory in November.

Obama Wants 'Team Of Rivals' Cabinet, May Keep Bush's Defense Secretary

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama has never been shy about comparing himself to Abraham Lincoln. He did so when he announced his candidacy at the Illinois state capitol, w...