Retail sales in March showed the economy has not yet recovered on the same day President Obama delivered a speech cautioning Americans to be patient as the government tries to turn things around. Kwame Holman provides a report.
President Obama's address to the joint session of Congress and the nation blended confidence that the country will weather the recession with warnings of a tough road ahead. Newspaper editors from across the nation assess the public reaction.
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.
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.
President Barack Obama addresses Congress and the nation Tuesday amid new testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on the scope of the recession. Kwame Holman reports.
Barack Obama took the oath of office Tuesday to become the 44th president of the United States. Ray Suarez reports.
By PBS NewsHour
In a historic moment before a jubilant crowd estimated to surpass one million people, Barack Obama became the 44th president and the first black president of the United States Tuesday.
Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks and historians offer their views on President Barack Obama's landmark inauguration and his promise for a new era of responsibility.
Troubles on Wall Street and concerns over the U.S. economy took center stage on the campaign trail again Wednesday. Judy Woodruff reports on the latest remarks from Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama on financial sector shifts.
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