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For Obama, delivery will be the true test

Now the hard part begins.

Following the promise must be the delivery and that will be daunting.

There is the banking crisis and the housing crisis and the auto crisis and the…

In Washington, talk is easy: Change isn’t

After delivering a startlingly change-oriented inaugural address, President Barack Obama is finding out that change is possible but it is not easy.

Obama's 2,396-word, new-era-of-responsibility speech, in the presence…

Out with the old, in with the new

In his first full day as President, Barack Obama went to work dismantling former President George W. Bush's policies and imprint upon the federal government.

A freeze on enforcing the tidal…

Time to get back to business

Can we get back to normal now? Can we get down to addressing the myriad of problems that plague us? Can our feet touch the ground and our minds grasp…

Not your father’s inauguration

Inaugurations are extraordinary events. They are as much for the people as for the new president, which is as it should be. We the people want to be involved, and…

Barack Obama takes his place in history

Before a jubilant crowd of more than a million, Barack Hussein…

Obama’s obvious & subtle historical significance

The inauguration of Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois as the 44th President of the United States Tuesday is an historic occasion in ways subtle and obvious. As the first African-American…

Obama’s moment through a child’s eyes

As inspiring as our new president's inaugural address was, both to a nation shaken by the shattering of economic institutions and to a world anguished by suffering intentionally inflicted upon…

Obama’s somber, but necessary, inaugural message

Facing the largest and happiest crowd in national-capital history, Barack Obama opened his presidency with an eloquent and inspiring inaugural address in which he acknowledged he was taking the oath…

Barack Obama becomes America’s 44th President

Stepping into history, Barack Hussein Obama grasped the reins of power as America's first black president on Tuesday, saying the nation must choose "hope…