The president stopped in Saudi Arabia, where 79 percent of residents view him favorably, on Wednesday. But in Cairo tomorrow, he'll address a skeptical audience of 1.4 billion Muslims.
Two recent polls show that Arab nations have not embraced the president the way other areas of the world have.
Polls suggest increased support for decriminalizing and taxing the drug, but policy may not change soon.
Lawmakers and others who were against the Iraq war generally support the president. But they worry about another 'quagmire.'
At weekend house parties, his campaign supporters make a postelection foray into policy.
U.S. Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand, who's relatively conservative, is named to take the seat vacated by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
The Illinois governor has promised to name someone before the end of the year.