President Obama is headed to Oslo to receive his Nobel Peace Prize. It's an awkward moment. Not only is he sending more troops to Afghanistan, but most Americans don’t think he deserves the award, a poll suggests.
Critics call the Obama administration's criticism of Fox News petty. But if it discredits the network in the eyes of moderates, the strategy might work.
President Obama has pressed Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and four other prominent Republicans to speak out in favor of healthcare reform. If they sway one GOP senator, the effort will have been worth it.
The president on Saturday will eulogize the man who gave him a crucial endorsement during the 2008 campaign.
It might be time for him to come out with his own legislation, some say. Another suggestion: Wait until next year.
In public speeches and back-room arm-twisting, the president is still pushing to have a bill done as soon as possible. But his real deadline is the end of the year.
The former vice president is charging hard in defense of Bush-era antiterror policies, but some party analysts say other Republican voices need to emerge.
Obama held his first press conference Monday night, and by week's end will have visited three economically distressed cities.
Despite policy pullbacks and some appointments, most liberals are happy.
On Thursday, Sarah Palin has a chance to restore her image, while Joe Biden must avoid being long-winded or aggressive.