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  • Cars.com Mileage Challenge 3.1

     
    Gas prices are dropping ??? precious good news in otherwise dismal economic times ??? but automakers clearly think we???re still in for a long-haul increase. To wit: The MPG war remains afoot, and the higher the gas mileage numbers you......
  • Rahm Emanuel, Obama, Israel and family

     
    by Mark Silva Rahm Emanuel, a congressman from Chicago and high-ranking House Democratic leader, has agreed to serve as chief of staff in the White House of President-elect Barack Obama of Illinois The Emanuel family has longstanding and passionate ties.....
  • Obama T-Shirts: Democratic debt relief

     
    by Mark Silva The election is hardly finished, and the fundraising has begun anew. The Obama campaign, which raised more than $600 million for the election of the junior senator from Illinois as the next president of the United States,......
  • Obama eyes Bush orders, bipartisan team

     
    by Mark Silva President-elect Barack Obama plans an "across-the board'' review of President Bush's executive orders, with an eye toward making his own quick imprint on important matters, and will swiftly put in place a "diverse,'' bipartisan team of...
  • Michelle Obama no 'co-president'

     
    Obama-Biden transition team co-chair Valerie Jarrett on "Meet the Press." Jarrett spoke on President-elect Barack Obama's presidential transition. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images for Meet the Press) by Christi Parsons Michelle Obama has no interest in...
  • Rahm Emanuel: Middle-class tax-cut near

     
    by Mark Silva and updated Rep. Rahm Emanuel, President-elect Barack Obama's designated chief of staff, asked how his reputation for rough, partisan political warfare will square with his role in the new president's White House, promised that Obama will...
  • From Rummy to Rahmmy: Change you better believe

     
    In a new book ???You Can???t Be President: The Outrageous Barriers to Democracy in America,??? John R. MacArthur happens to quote Rep. Rahm Emanuel, President-elect Barack Obama???s chief-of-staff-to-be, on getting funds earmarked for an Illinois bridge....
  • Durbin: Joe Lieberman may be needed

     
    by Mark Silva and Ray Long Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, Majority Whip of the U.S. Senate and one of President-elect Barack Obama's best supporters, was asked today what fellow Democrats should do with that renegate Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut,......
  • Barack Obama: 'One president at a time'

     
    by Mark Silva When President George W. Bush convenes a two-day summit of world leaders in Washington on Friday to confront the global economic crisis, President-elect Barack Obama will not be present. When Congress convenes for a lame-duck session next......
  • Obama's Veterans Day: Soldier Field

     
    by Mark Silva At 11 am CST today, Veterans' Day, President-elect Barack Obama arrived at a bronze memorial at Chicago's Soldier Field. Wearing a dark overcoat, the president-elect walked to the memorial with Tammy Duckworth, a wounded Iraq War veteran.......
  • Obamas', Clintons' uneasy truce

     
    by Frank James Being that it's Armistice Day, it seems like perfect timing for Politico's piece on the complicated, uneasy truce between the Obamas and their team and the Clintons and their people. Definitely a clash of personalities between the......