After a major policy announcement that the U.S. combat mission in Iraq will end next year, President Obama spoke with Jim Lehrer about Iraq, Afghanistan and the challenges of his new office.
Speaking at North Carolina's Camp Lejeune Friday, President Barack Obama set a timetable to withdraw U.S. combat troops from Iraq in 2010, while leaving a transitional force in place. Kwame Holman reports on the president's speech and reactions on Capitol…
White House Budget Director Peter Orszag details the new $3.5 trillion budget plan, explaining how the Obama administration will balance policy priorities and an anticipated $1.75 trillion deficit.
President Obama's $3.5 trillion federal budget plan for the fiscal year includes both record spending and deficits for a wide range of programs, including health care, education and bank rescues. Kwame Holman reports.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
President Obama outlined his first budget plan to Congress with a $1.75 trillion deficit that includes the recently passed stimulus bill, the costs of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, funding for health care reforms and other spending.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner details the Obama administration's economic recovery plan and clarifies how the government plans to address the banking crisis.
President Obama announced his third nominee Wednesday for Commerce Secretary, Gary Locke, and met with Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and Congressional leaders to discuss stronger federal regulations.
By PBS NewsHour
President Barack Obama announced his nomination of former Washington Gov. Gary Locke to be commerce secretary.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal delivered the Republican response to President Barack Obama's speech to a joint session of Congress Tuesday. Following is the text of Jindal's remarks, as prepared for delivery and released by the Republican National Committee.
President Barack Obama addressed a joint session of Congress and the nation in a prime-time speech Tuesday. Following is the text of his remarks, as prepared for delivery and released by the White House.
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