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Vanity Fair takes shot at Obama press shop

Vanity Fair writer Michael Wolff didn't get the interview he was promised with White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs. So he took out his frustration on Gibbs and his deputy Bill Burton.

Measuring jobs 'created or saved'

The White House took a lot of heat Monday for claiming to know how many jobs they've "created or saved" so far with the $787 billion stimulus, and how many jobs they'll "create or save" over the summer. Here's how they calculate that.

Romer: healthcare reform IS good for the economy!

One of President Obama's top economic advisers said this week that she set out to write a report on whether the White House plan to reform healthcare plan would, in fact, be good for the economy. According to her, it would be!

Obama: U.S. one of largest Muslim countries?

President Obama said in an interview with a French TV reporter that "if you actually took the number of Muslims Americans, we'd be one of the largest Muslim countries in the world." But that doesn't seem to pass muster.

Obama: "Lakers in six"

President Obama picked the Los Angeles Lakers to defeat the Orlando Magic for the NBA Championship, moments before leaving for Saudi Arabia.

Standing up for Sotomayor's brain

Liberal legal scholars reject the idea that President Obama's Supreme Court nominee doesn't have what it takes to be an intellectual force on the court. But the impression persists among some that this will be the case.

A day to remember 'the best of America'

President Obama gives an evocative speech honoring the U.S. military at Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day, and asks the nation to observe a moment of silence at 3 p.m.