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by David Swerdlick onApril 8, 2009
After the president's whirlwind tour of European capitals and a surprise visit to Iraq, what have we learned so far?
by Dayo Olopade onMarch 22, 2009
Joshua Dubois oversaw an unprecedented effort to reach voters of faith on behalf of the Democratic Party. As he takes charge of the transition from President Bush's controversial Office of Faith Based and Community Initiatives, the 26-year-old former preacher has his work cut out for him.
March 20, 2009
President Obama goes on Jay Leno's late night comedy show to get serious about the AIG bonuses, the economy and to defend Tim Geithner. Admits he's a sad bowler. READ JIMI IZRAEL'S TAKE.
March 17, 2009
In our ongoing video series Bookmark, The Root talks to authors to find out the personal stories behind their talked-about books. Here, Tavis Smiley reveals the nail-biting process of preparing completely different versions of his new book, Accountable: Making America As Good As Its Promise. And of course, he promises to hold President Obama's feet to the fire and make sure other Americans do, too.
January 21, 2009
After stumbling over the presidential oath on the West Front of the Capitol Tuesday, Chief Justice John Roberts re-administered the oath of office to President Obama on Wednesday night.
by Michael E. Ross onJanuary 6, 2009
Now that President-elect Obama has put in place his cabinet and advisers—informed by sensitivities to gender, ethnicity and race—it's plain to see that YG&B isn't just a state of mind; it's becoming a fact of our next national leadership.
by Salamishah Tillet onJanuary 4, 2009
With Clinton finally out of the race, Obama needs to tackle issues of gender equality in the same way he has talked about the nation's racial divide in Philadelphia, if he wants to win in November.
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