Watch CBS Videos Online WASHINGTON – Saying “it is altogether likely that things may get worse before they get better,” President-elect Barack Obama laid out the case today for a huge economic stimulus plan to get the U.S. economy going again, saying 2009 promises to be one of those “years that come along once in [...]
By Paul Kane Washington Post Staff Writer Saturday, January 3, 2009; Page A03 As the gavel quietly fell yesterday on the final session of the 110th Senate, officials in several states sought to cut through the confusion surrounding a quartet of chamber seats whose future occupants remain undetermined amid succession fights and election recount disputes. [...]
New presidential limo will transport Obama on Inauguration Day Custom-built Cadillac will be bulletproof, have hand-sewn interior Limo can withstand a “direct hit from an asteroid,” news agency jokes First presidential limo purchased in 1907 for President Theodore Roosevelt
Just when you think that she is back where she belongs, and the old fad of Palinitis is gone. Heres yer sign… for all of 2009!
Auburn Hills-based automaker gets its first installment of government cash for restructuring. Detroit News staff and wire reports Troubled Chrysler LLC late Friday received an initial $4 billion loan from the U.S. Treasury Department, part of the $17.4 billion it and General Motors Corp. had sought to help the companies stay afloat. Chief Executive Robert [...]
Barack Obama, Democrat John McCain, Republican ECONOMY Plans to repeal Bush’s tax cuts for rich households while helping middle-class households cope with financial issues with targeted tax relief. Obama also plans to renegotioate free trade and reform healthcare. Plans to keep Bush’s tax cuts while abolishing the Alternative Minimum tax to lower taxes for middle-class [...]
By YOCHI J. DREAZEN WASHINGTON — The Center for a New American Security, a small think tank here with generally middle-of-the-road policy views, is rapidly emerging as a top farm team for the incoming Obama administration. When President-elect Barack Obama released a roster of his transition advisers last week, many of the national-security appointments came [...]
Our US president elect is not setting up your usual cabinet he is setting up a proverbial think tank! What a genius he is. Hillary Clinton, U.S. Senator from New York and former First Lady, will serve as Secretary of State. Secretary Robert Gates, the current Secretary of Defense, will continue to serve in that [...]
Its been a hard and at times difficult race but I think the United States will be just fine now. It took years to get us into the cluster mess we now see, and its going to take time to get us out of it. Congratulations to our next President Barack Obama!