Chelsea Clinton is getting married, and we all wish her well on the biggest day of a girl's life. Bill and Hillary were the focus of scandal and controversy, left, right and in-between, but never the first child. Chelsea's parents and the press deserve credit for preserving her privacy when she was growing up, first in the governor's mansion in Little Rock, Ark., and then in the White House. That's as it should be.
The president spoke Wednesday at a sandwich shop in Edison, N.J., to tout a lending initiative aimed at small businesses. From there he traveled to New York to tape an interview with the daytime TV talk show "The View" and attend two big-ticket fundraisers for the DNC.
EXCLUSIVE: President Obama's choice to be the government's chief budget officer received a significant windfall from his Wall Street employer, who received a massive taxpayer bailout only months earlier.
President Obama may have stopped for a supersized sub in a working-class New Jersey neighborhood for a session with local mayors, small-business owners and cheering bystanders.
"I know liberals call you 'the most dangerous man in America,' " Ronald Reagan wrote in a letter to Rush Limbaugh in 1992, "but don't worry about it, they used to say the same thing about me."
One hundred days after the rig explosion that set off the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, the oil giant behind it is hoping to move beyond the losses, the gaffes and the live video that ran for weeks of the busted well coughing up massive amounts of crude every second.
Just when Americans began to tune out the cacophony of news headlines and tune in the summer season of family, friends and relaxation, the nagging issue of race resurfaced. No matter one's skin color, it's "Here we go again."
"Let's NOT have a conversation about race. The calls for Obama to now make the Shirley Sherrod debacle a teachable moment fills me with panic that the president will retreat to the Oval Office and craft a soaring piece of oratory," writes Tina Brown at the Daily Beast.
The summer of the discontented voter steams onward and, unfortunately for President Obama, polls show voters are no longer blaming the bad times on the George W. Bush administration.