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The Three Faces of President Obama

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 12:00am
As Vladimir Putin’s Crimean adventure plays out, what is the West to do?

Dems in Distress

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 12:00am
Compared to the aloof Barry, desperate Democrats see the triangulating Bill Clinton as Mother Teresa.

Dems in Distress

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 12:00am
Compared to the aloof Barry, desperate Democrats see the triangulating Bill Clinton as Mother Teresa.

Industry Tied to Letter Against New Wage

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 12:00am
The Obama administration’s proposal to increase the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would prompt price increases or force layoffs, a restaurant association said.

Industry Tied to Letter Against New Wage

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 12:00am
The Obama administration’s proposal to increase the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would prompt price increases or force layoffs, a restaurant association said.

Obama Factor Adds to Fears of Democrats

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 12:00am
The president’s sinking ratings, a loss in a House election in Florida and millions of dollars spent by Republican-aligned groups attacking the new health law are complicating matters.

Obama Factor Adds to Fears of Democrats

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 12:00am
The president’s sinking ratings, a loss in a House election in Florida and millions of dollars spent by Republican-aligned groups attacking the new health law are complicating matters.

White House Tightens Health Plan’s Standards After Consumers Complain

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:00am
The Obama administration was trying to address consumers’ concerns that costs were too high and that the choice of doctors, hospitals and prescription drugs was too limited.

Deportation Policy Shift Is Signaled by Obama

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:00am
Facing Hispanic voters’ anger over the lack of an immigration overhaul, the president has promised a review of ways to refine immigration law enforcement.

Mr. Obama Feels the Heat

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:00am
An escalating campaign against President Obama’s get-tough policies is having an effect on the deporter in chief.

More Hope Than Headway So Far in U.S.-Europe Trade Talks

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:00am
Eliminating tariffs on all goods between the trans-Atlantic trading partners looks challenging. So does the 2015 target for completing a deal.

Absence of U.S. Envoy in Dublin Looms Over White House St. Patrick’s Day

Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:00am
The administration has not nominated an envoy to Ireland since the last one left in 2012, and the delay has bruised feelings.

Now, the 'Shut Up Your Mouse, Obama' Dance Remix

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 12:00am
YouTube video of an Egyptian woman’s rant at President Obama

Obama Will Announce Initiative to Empower Young Black Men

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 12:00am
President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative is aimed at finding ways for business and civic leaders to help keep young black men and other men of color on a successful course.

What Would Kennan Say to Obama?

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 12:00am
The United States needs George Kennan now, as much as at the dawn of the Cold War.

How the Poll Was Conducted

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 12:00am
The latest New York Times/CBS News Poll is based on telephone interviews conducted Feb. 19 through Feb. 23 with 1,644 adults throughout the United States.

Shrugging Off Past Setbacks, Obama Plans Personal Role in Middle East Peace Bid

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 12:00am
President Obama will press Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel to agree to a framework for a conclusive round of peace talks, officials said.

Obama’s Pipeline

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 12:00am
Keystone XL shows how business still drives environmental policy.

Hard Talk Aside, Little Desire by the West to Leave Afghanistan

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 12:00am
While President Obama and NATO officials have talked of a withdrawal by year’s end, Western officials worry that swaths of the country would fall back under Taliban control.

G.O.P., Though Deeply Split, Has Election Edge, Poll Shows

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 12:00am
Though most Americans agree more with Democratic policy positions, the Republican Party is benefiting from the support of self-described independents.