Topic: Barack Obama
President Obama is roping in former Presidents George W. Bush and Clinton to help coordinate Haitian earthquake relief efforts. It's a gesture that makes Obama look bipartisan and gives Bush a chance to start shaping his post-presidential legacy.
01/14/2010 05:23 pm
The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission hearings have produced one moment of drama and a few theories from regulators and bankers about why the meltdown happened.
01/14/2010 04:33 pm
US presidents visit disaster areas in America all the time. President Obama can build on his good response to the Haitian quake so far by bearing personal witness to this tragedy.
01/14/2010 03:46 pm
The White House on Thursday lashed out at the controversial comments on Haiti Pat Robertson made. The "700 Club" host said Haitians had made a 'pact with the devil.' The White House also criticized remarks by Rush Limbaugh.
01/14/2010 03:11 pm
He follows a risky strategy by pushing Israelis and Palestinians to negotiate ‘final status’ issues such as borders and Jerusalem. He’s also showing commitment.
01/14/2010 02:46 pm
While Obama remains a ‘rock star’ in many countries, skeptics don’t see much tangible change in US policy.
01/14/2010 02:05 pm
Pentagon officials say they're moving as fast as they can, but logistical challenges mean it will be a week before a US Navy hospital ship arrives to help Haiti earthquake victims.
01/14/2010 01:46 pm
To recoup taxpayer money used in the bailout of financial firms, Obama on Thursday outlined a fee that big banks would have to pay for 10 years or more.
01/14/2010 01:26 pm
Pledges of financial and material aid to Haiti continue to roll in from around the globe. A look at what nation's are doing to help.
01/14/2010 01:22 pm
Less ideological than Bush, Barack Obama pursues a more traditional approach to foreign affairs, marked by a narrower definition of US interests.
01/14/2010 01:13 pm