Topic: Lyndon Johnson
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
In picking Ben Bernanke as Person of the Year, Time magazine hopes to do better than the last time it anointed an economic mastermind.
12/16/2009 01:39 pm
Teleprompters are an indispensable part of political life. But they can occasionally fail, leaving everyone from President Obama to Sarah Palin to fend for themselves.
12/11/2009 09:07 am
Obama's campaign promises of a post-partisan Washington dissolved within his first weeks in office. That might not be such a bad thing.
12/08/2009 12:00 am
On the second stop of Obama's Asia trip, the president will meet with the 10 ASEAN leaders in a region that welcomes the US presence as a counterbalance to China.
11/14/2009 12:00 am
Obama got off to a quick start. But almost one year after winning the presidency, his deeds are at risk of paling next to his aspirations.
11/02/2009 12:00 am
Obama needs to call for accountability among black parents to instill proper behavior in black children.
10/22/2009 01:00 am
Bill Clinton is the latest in a long line of presidents to be haunted by tapes of their presidential conversations.
10/19/2009 03:52 pm
Obama was wise to meet top lawmakers today, but he must unmuzzle the top brass.
10/06/2009 01:00 am
Growth driven less by ideology than by middle-class economics could strain peace talks.
09/21/2009 01:00 am