There was Change.gov. Then there was the revamped WhiteHouse.gov, which looked an awful lot like Change.gov. And did you know there was a USA.gov? Well, there’s another “dot gov.” The Obama administration created Recovery.gov so that Americans can keep track of the stimulus bill (a.k.a. the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act) and “see how and [...]
Now that Obama is in the White House and there’s no use for all of those countdown clocks, a couple of meters have popped up. 1) The Change-o-Meter, run by Slate, assigns a daily score to President Obama based on how much his “administration is changing Washington.” Highest score so far is 60. Slate gave [...]
What do you do when you are no longer the president, the new president reverses one after another of your highly criticized policies, and a monument has been built for the man who tossed not one, but two shoes at your head in the final days of your presidency? You attend a women’s basketball game [...]
Have you been having trouble keeping track of the ever-popular stimulus package (a.k.a. the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan)? Not to worry. The Heritage Foundation, Citizens Against Government Waste, Taxpayers for Common Sense and a bunch of other groups have created a searchable Web site (ReadTheStimulus.org) that presents the stimulus bill documents and allows visitors [...]
Newly-appointed Illinois Senator comments on whether he’s the best person to hold on to the senate seat in two years.
Former secretary of state describes the most pressing issues that the next president will inherit and why the VP is so important for dealing with those issues.
Colorado governor comments on the upcoming Democratic National Convention and describes how Sen. Obama can best run against Sen. McCain in the coming months.
Economist and “New York Times” Op-Ed columnist explains why the middle class in the U.S. is disappearing.
DNC chair discusses strategy and the diversity of his party’s slate of presidential candidates.