If Rick Warren, Barack Obama and the gay community can find common ground, it'll be on civil, not religious, grounds. So let's separate church and state.
Don't assume that the end of the Bush administration marks the end of the imperial presidency he established.
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.