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White Houses rarely apologize, but for the second time the Obama administration was forced to issue a mea culpa for its hasty handling of a racially charged incident, this time involving an Agriculture Department employee.
As Democrats continue to attack and blame each other for their poor poll position heading into November's elections, there is one dog that hasn't barked: Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
After a protracted legislative battle, an elated President Obama on Wednesday signed into law a sweeping overhaul of the nation's financial rules, cementing a third major piece of his legislative agenda since taking office.
As long as President Obama is committed to treating the symptoms - not the causes - of the economic malaise, recovery will remain elusive. No better example of this can be found than his regular insistence on extending unemployment benefits.
Ah, men. That's no benedic- tion. These are tough times to be a man. It's too Freudian to say they're suffering from an identity crisis, but since macho has been put in mothballs many men are searching for a new scent. Over-the-hill celebrities remind us of the many roads leading men have taken past Gender Gap and wound up in No Man's Land.
The Obama administration faced a blast of criticism Wednesday over its ouster of a black Agriculture Department employee for her remarks about race. The woman says she's not sure she would go back to her job now, even if asked.
With the outlook for the economy "unusually uncertain," Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke advised Congress on Wednesday not to precipitously cut stimulus spending in a drive to rein in the deficit.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has apologized to Shirley Sherrod and offered her a new position at the agency.
President Obama and congressional Democrats on Wednesday marked another major legislative milestone as he signed into law a sweeping overhaul of the nation's financial regulatory system.