March 18, 2011
As President Obama warns of U.S. military intervention in Libya if violence continues, some lawmakers ask: Why?
March 11, 2011
In a wide-ranging news conference, President Obama defended under-siege programs for the poor and unemployed.
March 2, 2011
Congress averted a looming government shutdown by passing a two-week extension for federal funding. That's great, but now what?
February 24, 2011
A leading black gay-rights organization says that President Obama's new stand against the Defense of Marriage Act has especially high stakes for African-American LGBT families.
by Sheryl Huggins Salomon onFebruary 23, 2011
Attacks on anti-government protesters in the North African nation will come at a price, he says.
February 17, 2011
On the second anniversary of the stimulus act, nobody's exactly calling for celebration.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onFebruary 8, 2011
Michelle says that he's been smoke-free for almost a year.
January 26, 2011
Obama declares "We do big things" in a job-centered State of the Union address.
by Sheryl Huggins Salomon onJanuary 20, 2011
VIDEO: The ex-senator "goes there" and invokes the "three-fifths of a person" formula used during slavery.
by Jack White onJanuary 20, 2011
A century from now, our first black president will be seen as a key transitional figure when America's superpower status was about to be sharply curtailed.
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