During his first press conference since his Nov. 4 election victory, President-elect Barack Obama addressed updates on his plans to steer the U.S. economy, assemble his cabinet and his views on Iran's nuclear buildup, among other issues.
Sen. Barack Obama was projected to win the U.S. presidency Tuesday, making him the country's first African-American leader. Following are his remarks to a rally in Chicago's Grant Park as prepared for delivery.
Michelle Obama addressed the opening night of the Democratic convention in Denver Monday with a speech focusing on her personal story and praising the leadership values of her husband, Sen. Barack Obama. Following is a transcript of her speech, as…
In the latest issue of the New Yorker, a cover illustration of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama and his wife satirizes some of the rumors that have swirled about the candidate. Writers Michael Eric Dyson and Eric Bates…
Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks weigh campaign news as the race between Barack Obama and John McCain gains steam, and they reflect on the career of NBC's Tim Russert, who died Friday from an apparent heart attack.
Presidential candidate spouses such as Elizabeth Edwards and Ann Romney have been fixtures on the campaign trail, providing support and reaching out to voters. A political science professor and a journalist discuss the changing role of spouses.
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