The president-elect's seemingly unflappable temperament gets spoofed by SNL's Fred Armisen.
Obama's choice to give the invocation at his inauguration is a slap at progressives and a bow to the religious right.
We get it. He's pragmatic. But what does that mean--politically and philosophically?
Barack Obama's electoral victory is momentous but ethereal. Progress is eroded when not pushed forward--and there is still much yet to be done.
Nick Turse on a scandal that killed 11,000. Plus: Bob Dreyfuss, Patricia Williams and Frances Fox Piven on the nascent Obama policy agenda.
President-elect Obama speaks with 60 Minutes' Steve Kroft about the need to restore America's moral standing in the world.
Given a severe global economic crisis and the election of Barack Obama, the possibility of a serious discussion about a US exit strategy from the Afghan disaster hovers on the horizon.
The story of the plumber who helped deliver Indiana to Obama.
Obama's "Southern strategy" pays off.
How can a President Obama improve US relations with Russia if some of his closest advisors are unrepentant hawks from the cold war era?