How firmly will he stand with his labor allies during the painful restructuring of the auto industry?
Plans for lengthy plant shutdowns hint at a turning point in automaker history.
Readers write about retooling the UN Human Rights Council; why auto suppliers need a bailout, too; the Federal Reserve's role in creating the housing bubble; and barring illegal workers from US jobs.
Congress's rescue of financial institutions may prove the exception, as automakers learned last week.
US could tap $700 billion financial-rescue fund to keep automakers afloat temporarily.
In the Senate, many Republicans resist $14 billion package, worried that the industry won't repay US loans or become more competitive.
The $15 billion draft bailout comes with strict conditions and immense federal oversight.
Auto woes of the Big Three could hurt plants south of the border – and spur migration north.