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Americans blame everybody but Obama for economic woes

Lots of blame to go around on America's failing economy but Americans aren't ready to blame new President Barack Obama.

At least not yet.

A Washington…

White House rejects GM, Chrysler bailout plans

Neither General Motors nor Chrysler submitted acceptable plans to receive more federal bailout money, the Obama administration said as it set the stage for…

More American troops headed for Afghanistan

Grappling with a war gone awry, President Barack Obama plans to send thousands more U.S. forces into Afghanistan, hoping to hasten the end of…

Obama’s media blitz: Style over substance?

I fully expect the next "Law and Order" or "CSI" or "24" episode to feature an embattled president racing against time trying to boost…

Obama’s manipulated non-press conference

Here's today's puzzler. When is a press conference not a press conference?

The answer is:

When the person pretending to conduct the…

We deserve better than Tim Geithner

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner nearly struck out Wednesday morning despite multiple opportunities to defend the dollar. Geithner's narrowly averted gaffe was sadly typical, given…

Our future will be a regulated one

The Obama administration proposes to vastly expand federal oversight of the U.S. financial system. There is broad agreement that a new, more powerful regulatory framework is needed. For the moment…

Americans on Obama: Still too early to tell

Americans are furious at Wall Street bonuses and wearied by job losses, but many seem ready to give President Barack Obama more time to…

Geithner set to unveil regulatory crackdown

The Obama administration is proposing an extensive overhaul of financial regulations in an effort to prevent a repeat of the banking crisis last fall…

Barack Obama, your inexperience is showing

President Obama, your inexperience is showing once again -- as is that of one of your most visible employees.

One of the most common mistakes made by inexperienced politicians…