He says Afghanistan is the war America should be fighting. But on this much-ballyhooed listening tour, will he be hearing anything he doesn't already know?
Jesse Jackson's gaffe demonstrates that the days of being able to think out loud are over.
If Obama is lucky, he will continue to benefit from these energized, sophisticated activists who support his candidacy while they press his hand.
Barack Obama could put his entire candidacy at risk if his audacity on the war in Iraq continues to shrivel.
With little to lose and everything to gain, Obama has lifted high the cross. But are there invisible strings attached?
Barack Obama may yet become the reform President who rearranges power on behalf of the people. But he'll need to resist the brotherhood of cozy insiders.
If Obama's looking for a right-of-center running-mate, Hillary's the best option out there.
Why is Barack Obama courting right-wing groups like AIPAC and steering clear of the American Jewish left and center?
When it comes to American Empire, Obama's change is parsed as running the planet with greater efficiency.
Obama calls for direct dialogue and new trade deals with Latin America, but continued counterinsurgency in Columbia, tensions with Venezuela.