Topic: Rahm Emanuel
Beset by problems at home and abroad Obama has come across as clinical in his response to the Gulf oil spill. But if Obama is to fulfill his bright promise of "change," failed policies should be revised. Heads should roll.
06/08/2010 11:12 am
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich faces 24 counts including bribery and racketeering. Outside the courthouse, Blagojevich signed autographs and gave hugs.
06/03/2010 08:42 pm
Jury selection begins Thursday in the Rod Blagojevich trial on corruption charges. The former Illinois governor's best defense will be his well-honed reputation as a loose cannon.
06/03/2010 09:22 am
The GOP isn't buying the White House assertion that it offered Rep. Joe Sestak only an unpaid position on an advisory board if he'd drop his effort to unseat Pennsylvania's Sen. Arlen Specter.
05/28/2010 06:27 pm
In Israel, White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel invited Prime Minister Netanyahu to meet with President Obama next week. While the move is seen as a bid to smooth relations, Emanuel is a controversial figure in Israel.
05/26/2010 05:42 pm
Europe and the US take steps to control government spending as financial markets (and voters) roar their disapproval over deficits and debt. But countries must do more than nip and tuck. Structural reforms are needed.
05/25/2010 03:30 pm
DHS announced federal grants for port and transit security Thursday. Some say New York security got less, but it actually received more, when stimulus funds are included, the White House says.
05/13/2010 07:49 pm
The Arizona anti-illegal immigration bill – and Sen. Harry Reid's subsequent determination to take up immigration reform – has put both parties in a bind for the 2010 elections.
04/26/2010 07:58 pm
White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel said Monday he would like to run for Chicago mayor if Richard M. Daley doesn't seek reelection. How would his Washington credentials and caustic style mesh with Chicago's political machine?
04/20/2010 07:29 pm
As world leaders convene in Washington for a summit on halting the spread of nuclear weapons, a global debate is rising on the merits – and feasibility – of total nuclear disarmament.
04/06/2010 03:15 pm