A hearing chaired by Rep. Peter King to investigate radicalization within the American Muslim community touches on an important topic, terrorism experts say. But they question the tone.
The House hearings chaired by Rep. King focused almost solely on Muslim Americans. Such religious stereotyping by any government body is dangerous.
President Obama's vacation to Martha's Vineyard won't be your traditional vacation, if history is any guide. Events have a way of interfering with Obama's rare downtime.
He's likely to stress shared responsibility for rising border violence during trip that begins Thursday.
The President's plan for the increasingly troubled region is ambitious, although his goals are more limited than Bush's.
In Canada, the president's first foreign destination, the focus will be on rebuilding a deep alliance. Differences loom however, on climate change, protectionism, and troops in Afghanistan.
Both candidates would likely draw from previous administrations to build their teams.