The Obama team is helping to push the automaker's debt holders, unions, and executives toward tough choices, but the risks of intervention are many.
Is bankruptcy in store for the venerable carmaker?
How firmly will he stand with his labor allies during the painful restructuring of the auto industry?
US could tap $700 billion financial-rescue fund to keep automakers afloat temporarily.
Lawmakers say bankruptcy for Detroit's Big Three is 'not a viable option.'
In the South, host to foreign-owned plants, there is little sympathy held for Detroit.