As a group, journalists display marked ambivalence about the practice of grading President Obama on his first 100 days in office. Some emphasize how critical the 100 days are for setting the tone, and seem to suggest that a small misstep could destroy the credibility of the executive branch. At the same time, [...]
Posted on April 30th, 2009 by head
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In his seventh weekly address to the nation, President Obama spent enormous efforts making clear distinctions between the past, present, and future of our national economy. From the video:
Yesterday, we learned that the economy lost another 651,000 jobs in the month of February, which brings the total number of jobs lost in this recession [...]
Posted on March 8th, 2009 by head
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White House Photo: Pete Souza
It’s barely Wednesday, and already this is a monumental week for Barack Obama’s neck.
Sunday, the president set the attitude for the week with a high-powered, high-class, and high-octane black bow tie.
Monday, the President suited up in a consistent favorite, “Starry Night”, as he began encouraging support for his upcoming budget bill. [...]
Posted on February 25th, 2009 by head
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