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Obama Legislative Agenda

Gun Reform Failures Revive Questions On Obama's Persuasive Power But Answers Aren't Easy

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

The failures of the Senate to pass gun policy legislation have spurred questions, once again, about the style and effectiveness of President Barack Ob...

The State of the Union as Rorschach Test

Deepak Chopra | Posted 04.20.2013 | Politics
Deepak Chopra

Immediately after Obama's State of the Union speech, pundits offered clashing descriptions: prosaic, bread-and-butter, Clinton-like, an extension of the liberal agenda outlined in the inaugural address, uplifting, aggressive and so on. What I heard was something really unusual.

What Kind of Legacy, Mr. President?

Bob Edgar | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics
Bob Edgar

And so the president who gained office largely on promises to change Washington and stem the obscene flow of money into our political system immerses himself more deeply in the capital's pay-to-play culture. Shame on him.

Failure of Filibuster Reform Jeopardizes Legislative Agenda

Renee Parsons | Posted 03.31.2013 | Politics
Renee Parsons

With the success of important Obama legislative initiatives depending on a Democratic Senate for enactment, what was Harry Reid thinking? Reid's stunning flip in favor of retaining the most egregious elements of the Republican filibuster clearly jeopardizes the president's legislative agenda.

New Year's Resolution 2011: Start Supporting President Obama

Fred Goldring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fred Goldring

We're lucky to have such an intelligent, levelheaded, thoughtful, compassionate, family-focused, worldview, cool, basketball-loving man in the White House right now.

Wash Post: Obama Agenda Likely To Be One Of The Smallest Since 1960s

Washington Post | Paul C. Light | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President-elect Barack Obama is currently mulling one of the largest legislative agendas in modern history. He promised it, and the public expects it....

Democrats Jockey To Shape Obama Agenda

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats inside Sen. Barack Obama's circle of advisers and on Capitol Hill are jockeying even before Election Day to shape an Obama administration's ...

Obama Starts Working On Legislative Agenda

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Eager to avoid the missteps that plagued the first months of the Clinton administration, aides to Barack Obama have begun working in concert with top ...