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  • Angry Washington, D.C., angry America

     
    by James Oliphant Anger has been all the rage here. Members of Congress, the president, the guys who sell half-smokes on the corner, anyone you talk to -- they've all been tripping over themselves to express their volcanic ire at......
  • Stimulus: Winners depend on what works

     
    We see a number of people trying to declare winners and losers from the stimulus agreement, an approach that has become a staple of what passes for journalism these days. It's kind of like having an opinion on A-Rod......
  • Obama's news conference: Going 'at it'

     
    By Mark Silva President Barack Obama, ready "to go at it'' with a news conference timed for prime-time television tonight, will make an appeal for bold federal spending and action in the face of a persistent economic crisis. The presidential......
  • Obama: Global action required

     
    by Mark Silva The author, as the Op-Ed notes in the credit line, is the president of the United States. "We are living through a time of global economic challenges that cannot be met by half measures or the isolated......
  • Obama: 'Challenges too large to ignore'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, who traveled to California this week to tout his budget priorities - and make a late-night stop on Jay Leno's Tonight Show -- plans to spend the week ahead promoting those budget goals in......
  • Obama's list: Calling the questioners

     
    by Mark Silva "All right,'' President Barack Obama said after his six-minute opening statement at last night's prime-time White House news conference, "With that, let me take some questions. And I've got a list here.'' The president proceeded to work........
  • Obama: 'Ocean liner... not a speedboat'

     
    See the president's line about knowing "what I'm talking about before I speak'' in the video above, and see the entire news conference below. by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, calling his disputed spending plans for education, energy and health......
  • Economy 'will bottom out this year:' W.H.

     
    by Mark Silva The nation's economy should be starting its recovery by the end of this year, President Barack Obama's chief economic adviser said today. ""I have every expectation, as do private forecasters, that we will bottom out this year,"......
  • Obama's 2nd press conference live-blog

     
    by Frank James 9:05 pm -- The press conference is over, not having gone the full hour. Obama didn't make any news either way. There won't be any new controversies coming out of this press conference, which is the first......
  • Specter opposes labor's card check bill

     
    by Frank James Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) is up for re-election next year and he just bought himself a lot of trouble from the labor movement in a state with a lot of union members. Specter announced today that he......
  • Various pre-game topics

     
    OK, so the game is actually underway, with A.J. Burnett and the Yankees taking on the Red Sox in their only Tampa tilt of the spring. You've got what is quite likely the Yankees Opening Day lineup going tonight. Here......