Topic: Barack Obama
The Feb. 25 India-Pakistan talks, while welcome, did not go well. The US must intervene in this South Asian rivalry to keep it from affecting the Afghanistan war.
02/26/2010 12:45 pm
The Credit CARD Act will mean higher fees, higher interest rates, and lower bonus points.
02/26/2010 12:00 pm
After Thursday's healthcare summit, reaction from both sides is positive, but Democrats still likely to proceed without Republican support.
02/26/2010 11:36 am
The Obama health care summit focused on costs and access. But proposed reforms would wipe away Americans’ freedom of choice in this vital area.
02/26/2010 08:57 am
The decision by Anthem Blue Cross to hike its California customers' insurance rates by up to 39 percent has sparked hearings in Congress and at the California State House. Obama and Democrats cited it at Thursday's healthcare summit.
02/25/2010 08:27 pm
Some areas of agreement emerged over the six hours of televised talks, but Obama's healthcare summit ended Thursday with slim prospects of bipartisan accord.
02/25/2010 08:18 pm
Republicans said after the healthcare summit that Obama and the Democrats appear ready to go it alone on healthcare. That means resorting to a process called reconciliation, which allows measures to pass by a simple majority.
02/25/2010 08:14 pm
All the teachers at Central Falls High School in Rhode Island were fired by the board of trustees this week. More such cases are likely to arise across the US in the coming year because of pressure from the Obama administration – and the incentive of billions of federal dollars.
02/25/2010 07:36 pm
Despite Obama’s focused aggression at the health care summit, it was not focused at the right people, the ones whose votes will control the final outcome.
02/25/2010 06:33 pm
The summit was Obama's last big chance at public persuasion on Democratic health care. Now he needs to cut a deal that will necessarily disappoint liberals in his party.
02/25/2010 06:00 pm