For many lawmakers of both parties, it may be one costly bailout too many.
Afghan president says those who disagree with his offer of safety for the Taliban to attend talks can unseat him or leave the country.
A federal judge in Miami last month ordered a shipping firm to pay $80 million for conspiring with Cuba to abuse workers.
Obama will have to find a new balance between civil liberties and national security.
Business elites and conservative governments worry about his opposition to free-trade deals.
US exceptionalism had largely been seen here as a messianic rationale for use of power by a nation assuming special prerogatives.
Many presidents have vowed to end partisanship. Few succeed.
Party leaders are likely to find congressional freshmen more independent than usual.