Nation Topics - Barack Obama
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As a black man, Obama's confident knowledge of his lineage is precisely the thing that makes his American identity dubious.
Why indeed is Bradley Manning the one behind bars and not the government officials who kept hidden unpleasant truths about this nation’s policies?
Will he risk multiple military quagmires or campaign on a pledge to pull troops out of Afghanistan and Pakistan and drones out of Pakistan and Libya?
If the GOP has their way in the budget battles, they'll force a childish and unproductive government shutdown.
If Obama's campaign manager has a bad history with the very constituents that elected the president, how will that shape 2012?
The president's re-election campaign manager has alienated grassroots constituencies.
During his time at GE, Jeffrey Immelt led the company into a subprime mortgage hole so deep that it needed billions in government cash to get back out. That was before Obama made him a trusted adviser.
The Nation's Katrina vanden Heuvel speaks with Middle East scholar Juan Cole about his open letter to the left on Libya.
Even as Fukushima threatens to unleash the greatest nuclear catastrophe since Chernobyl, the president champions nuclear power in the United States.
Like her brother, President Obama, Soetoro-Ng wants to revamp school systems and broaden test-focused curriculums.