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  • President Obama: 'Sacred charge'

     
    by Mark Silva and updated WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama, celebrating his inauguration with a slow, late-running parade delivering him to the White House, stepped out to walk two stretches of the last few blocks to his family's new home,......
  • Barack Obama: 44th president of the U.S.

     
    by Mark Silva Barack Hussein Obama, born of a mother from Kansas and father from Kenya who had their only son in Hawaii, will take the oath of office as 44th president of the United States at noon today on......
  • Barack Obama: 'New era of responsibility'

     
    By Mark Silva Barack Obama, with his swearing-in as 44th president of the United States, will call on Americans to embrace "a new era of responsibility.'' In his widely anticipated inaugural address after taking the oath of office at noon,......
  • President Obama: 'Pick ourselves up'

     
    By Mark Silva President Barack Obama, calling on Americans to embrace "a new era of responsibility,'' delivered an inaugural address sober in its recognition of crises that Americans confront at home and abroad yet soaring in its assignment. Obama, sworn....
  • Obama's inauguration: 'Coming together'

     
    by Mark Silva Inauguration Day has dawned for President-elect Barack Obama, with hundreds of thousands of onlookers filling the National Mall for the noon swearing-in of the 44th president. Obama and wife Michelle stopped for a church service and then.......
  • Democrats: Highest support since 1988

     
    by Mark Silva t's cool to be a Democrat again. At least, that's what the Gallup Poll has found, looking back over the past year's surveys: Among people who self-identify with one party or another, the percentage picking the Democratic......
  • Obama at 50 percent: New Gallup low

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at 3:10 pm President Barack Obama, who won the White House with an Electoral College landslide and enjoyed soaring public approval for the job he was doing in the weeks following his inauguration, has fallen......
  • Obama's first-year approval: 57 percent

     
    by Mark Silva Only one president in modern times has ended his first year in office with lower approval - viewed as an average for the year - than the rating with which President Obama concludes his year. Bill Clinton.......
  • Tea Party: Life imitating art in Nashville

     
    Am I the only one to notice the coincidence that the Tea Party Convention met in Nashville, which is also the title of a 1975 Robert Altman movie about (among other things) an anti-establishment presidential candidate? Hal Phillip Walker, the standard-...
  • Those who forget history...

     
    "That 1964 feeling is settling upon the GOP" says David Frum thinking of the parallels between base-friendly yet unelectable conservative presidential candidate Barry Goldwater and base-friendly yet unelectable conservative 2012 presidential front-...
  • Ted Rall Cartoon: Under the new Electoral College system, California is irrelevant

     
    Ted Rall / For the Times (Click on the cartoon to see a larger image.) MORE CARTOONS BY TED RALL: Cracking down on cellphones in state prisons 'California's can't afford to promote a gay lifestyle in our schools' How Jerry......