President Obama signs four executive orders, including one to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in the Oval Office on Jan. 22, 2009, as Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. looks on. Dana Perino, who was press secretary at the end of the Bush administration, said she watched with amusement during the 2008 campaign as Mr. Obama made promises she knew he would be hard-pressed to keep. (The Washington Times)

President Obama signs four executive orders, including one to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in the Oval Office on Jan. 22, 2009, as Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. looks on. Dana Perino, who was press secretary at the end of the Bush administration, said she watched with amusement during the 2008 campaign as Mr. Obama made promises she knew he would be hard-pressed to keep. (The Washington Times)