The recession is exacerbating splits within Europe, but its severity may change that.
As more US officials visit Syria, the president must be careful with any concessions.
The Education secretary must build transparency into his stimulus spending.
If his plan doesn't curb foreclosures soon, he'll need to be like FDR and try again.
The state has seen this budget drama before. It’s time for a completely new script.
His drive to curb the rancor of Washington must continue with his picks for judges.
As women gain access to education, jobs, and voting, they'll demand more rights.
To help Obama win a Senate vote on emission caps, she needs to have China take action on global warming, too.
The Geithner plan must limit the public money to back private purchases of bad assets.
Scientists say climate change is bringing more intense fires. The watchword? Preparedness.
A new spike in the national debt from the stimulus and bank rescue calls for fresh ideas.
Short of lifting sanctions, it can offer targeted help to boost Mugabe's rival.
His new office of faith-based initiatives still leaves unresolved a key church-state issue.
His humility is welcomed, but now comes a test of competence in deep reforms.
If the recovery bill bans spending on foreign goods, it will invite retaliation.
First, the US must deal with Europe to begin talks. But how impatient is it for quick results?
The recovery bill's plan to digitize people's health records needs an opt-out provision.
With a coming NATO summit, he must be clear on his goals for a war that isn't going well.
The global food crisis has slipped from the headlines. The world can solve it. Will it?
Will he take people's land to build a national grid when local networks for energy renewables may do?