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Don't assume that the end of the Bush administration marks the end of the imperial presidency he established.
Richard Kim and Sarah Posner on the Obama's controversial embrace of Rick Warren. Plus: Ari Berman on Howard Dean's legacy and more.
Obama's selection of Rick Warren as an inauguration speaker has infuriated liberals and conservatives. Here's why.
Pulitzer Prize winner James Risen discusses the rise in executive power during Bush's tenure and the media's failure after 9/11.
When Obama needs a hammer, National Security Adviser James Jones will provide one.
This essay, a finalist in The Nation's Student Writing Contest, argues that the best presidents are humble, open to new options and eager to learn.
Glenn Greenwald discusses the implications of lame duck Bush actions on Barack Obama's plan to close Gitmo.
This essay, a finalist in The Nation's Student Writing Contest, argues that the success of the new President will depend on his ability to initiate a transition from postindustrial society to a new era of civilization.
This essay, a finalist in The Nation's Student Writing Contest, argues that the most important prerequisite for being a good president cannot be found in the marble hallways of the nation's elite institutions.
They respect science. But will Obama's team show the necessary spine to cut greenhouse gases and resist "clean coal" and nuclear power propaganda?
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