Inauguration: Jan. 20 Archive: December, 2008

Phila. fundraiser set for Hillary Clinton bailout

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"URGENT -- One More Philadelphia Event" read the subject line on Tuesday's blast email from Comcast executive and Democratic bigwig... Read more

Obama's job? Save the world. Or pretty much.

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Not to put too fine a point on it, but Obama, along with bailing out the American middle class, winning two wars, fixing health care, and solving... Read more

Obama: Swarthmore rejected me

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Here's a little gossip from the Swarthmore student newspaper web site. The liberal arts school rejected the president-elect: The admissions... Read more

Obama and media: Sort of like Bush?

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Since Obama's deft handling of the MSM played a big role in his rise, the New York Time's put together a lengthy, lengthy piece on it for their... Read more

Enough with the Lincoln comparisons!

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A key Obama constituency - Ivy League historians - is threatening rebellion over the tendency, in and out of the Obama organization, to compare... Read more

Blago dominates Obama newser

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President-elect Barack Obama was unveiling his health care team and approach this morning at a news conference, but the stink of the scandal... Read more

First Hint of Confirmation Fight

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Sen. Arlen Specter (R., Pa.) went on the Senate floor and said he would apply the brakes to the confirmation process for President-elect Barack... Read more

Spending for stimulus is so 20th century

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Economist James K. Galbraith makes the argument that traditional stimulus programs won't fix the economy. It's the economic equivalent of a... Read more