Tagged: Obama administration
While pundits and politicos were vilifying Shirley Sherrod for an act of discrimination that didn't occur, Senate Republicans cut the payments for thousands of official acts of actual discrimination against African-American farmers.
If I sound a little more dispirited than usual, it's because I am.
Obama may be fooling us all by faking right and dribbling right -- but it's our responsibility to close down that lane and make sure he drives to the left.
The Senate should be looking for ways to jumpstart the economy -- but not at the expense of those who suffered the most from the crisis.
The president needs to harness the public's progressive spirit if he wants to enact real change on energy.
Obama has a golden opportunity to show that his administration is about changing politics as usual - if he and his advisors have the political courage to seize the moment.
Instead of letting the old nuclear complex rust in peace, the government is proactively taking the initiative to create a whole new generation of Dr. Strangeloves.
U.S.-Mexican relations might look at little different in the age of Obama, but the Bush-era priorities remain the same.
To effectively advocate for the people of Sudan, we must first understand that Bashir's open disdain for democracy in the region is amply matched by Washington's.
Behind Karzai's visit to Washington: A real path to peace will involve a lot more players (and fewer soldiers).