Topic: Barack Obama
NBC's $40 million severance to Conan O'Brien is worth 15 lifetimes of work for the average American. But it's no lollapalooza on Wall Street.
01/19/2010 02:06 pm
The Supreme Court on Tuesday reversed an appeals court ruling that would have given Mumia Abu-Jamal a chance to avoid the dealth penalty. Some opponents of capital punishment have championed Abu-Jamal's case.
01/19/2010 02:05 pm
Like Jim Zorn of the woeful Redskins, Obama showed himself to be an ineffective leader of what should have been a productive Congress.
01/19/2010 11:47 am
In the Martha Coakley vs. Scott Brown face off for the Massachusetts Senate seat, Republican Brown has come from behind in a campaign focused on fiscal responsibility. That could be a template for the GOP in this year's midterm elections.
01/18/2010 06:10 pm
With a little creative pressure, President Obama could put serious heat on banker bonuses without a long Congressional battle.
01/18/2010 04:39 pm
The White House and business leaders team up to craft a program to encourage energy efficient home improvements.
01/18/2010 04:28 pm
After social upheaval, clubs and small publishers have sprung up in the East African nation as new outlets for literary expression.
01/18/2010 03:15 pm
As the Scott Brown vs. Martha Coakley contest for the Massachusetts Senate seat comes to a head, some experts say bad weather on voting day Tuesday could help Democrat Coakley.
01/18/2010 01:35 pm
The Democrats will lose their filibuster-proof 60-seat majority in the US Senate if Scott Brown defeats Martha Coakley in the Massachusetts special election Tuesday. There are at least three ways Democrats could still pass healthcare reform, but each would be problematic.
01/18/2010 01:05 pm
Yanukovich, who sparked the Orange Revolution by allegedly rigging the 2004 elections, is leading the polls, but the US can still support the nascent democracy there.
01/18/2010 01:04 pm