obama campaign promises

Black Voices
“I expect all of you to march with me and press on,” he said. “Take off your bedroom slippers, put on your marching shoes
Politics
This is most definitely what I did not expect Obama to say about this human rights issue. Well, we can always hope. Read
Politics
Middle class/Taxes Return to Clinton-era tax rates for families earning above $250,000. Give middle-class families and folks
Politics
In the 2008 presidential campaign, Barack Obama was full of promise -- 508 of them to be precise. But with just six weeks to go until Election Day 2012, President Obama has made few new promises and is not repeating many of the original ones.
Politics
Both political parties will cringe at the comparison, but the parallels are mounting between Richard Nixon, Republican president from 1968 to 1974, and the current resident of the White House, Barack Obama.
Politics
If we'd known that Obama the Conciliator would make it to the White House and Obama the Transformer would be left in Chicago's Grant Park on election night, many of us would have gambled on someone else.
Politics
People just want to be treated fairly, and right now they see a system that rewards unfairness. This must change, and you must change it, Mr. President. That is the change that people hope for.
Politics
Gutierrez said the campaign would also remind Obama that his 2008 victory was in part thanks to the immigrant population
Media
Late last week, I published a 17,000 word article on The Nation. Given the length, a lot of people did not bother to read enough of it to understand its central argument before commenting on it.
Politics
Today marks the one-year anniversary of Barack Obama's election to serve as president of the United States. Throughout his
Politics
The United States must leave Afghanistan now. Not in eleven months or after careful discussion and continued study to determine an undisclosed time, but now.
Media
The merger gives one company enormous control over the speech shaping our lives. Putting so much power in the hands of one company -- and, specifically, its executives -- is dangerous for a democracy.
Impact
At a time when the job market is difficult and people are struggling to find jobs or even internships or volunteer opportunities, why is the Peace Corps now half the size it was in 1966?
Politics
SEN. OBAMA: But one thing I have to say, we are not going to make some of these changes unless we change how business is
The World Post
It is not clear if Pres. Obama was deceived by the Turks' warnings to third parties not to interfere in the Armenian-Turkish negotiations.
Politics
Media Matters questions the dire predictions: Another reporter, Peter Baker, went on to say that Obama would have to give
Politics
"Obama will double science and research funding for clean-energy projects, including those that make use of our biomass, solar
Environment
Obama's administration will ground its energy and climate policy with a regard for science, as well as the broad spectrum of domestic issues that fall under the umbrella of climate and energy.