In the ultimate photo op, President George W. Bush joined with former President George H. Bush, former President Jimmy Carter and former President Bill Clinton to welcome President-elect Barack Obama to the elite fraternity of United States Presidents.
Governor Bill Richardson has withdrawn his name from consideration for Secretary of Commerce due to an ongoing investigation into political contributions he received from a major donor with state contracts in New Mexico.
President-elect Barack Obama announced Friday afternoon that he has named former Dallas, Texas Mayor Ron Kirk his U.S. Trade Representative. Kirk cut his teeth politically as a legislative assistant to Texas Senator Lloyd Bentsen in the early 1980’s.
Many continue to question, what has Barack Obama done besides; sign up voters, give a speech, run for president? Many question can he be trusted; Who is he really? Those who feel responsible for ascending Obama to the Presidency are questioning him.
Barack Obama made another historic appointment to his Cabinet with the naming of Dr. Susan E. Rice as Ambassador to the United Nations. The appointment means that an Obama administration will have two women representing the nation on the world stage.
President-elect Barack Obama held his third press conference in Chicago in as many days Wednesday, announcing the creation of an Economic Recovery Advisory Board and naming former Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volcker to lead the panel.
Knowing that consumer confidence has been severely shaken and the markets are panicked, causing in volatile swings, President-elect Obama Today sought to project the image of a leader in control when he announced his economic “Dream Team” yesterday.
New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson has been tapped by President-elect Barack Obama to be Secretary of Commerce according to several published reports. Richardson surprised many when he endorsed Obama after bowing out of the Presidential race.
President-elect Obama has asked Eric Holder, Jr., U.S. District Attorney for the District of Columbia, to be his Attorney General and he has accepted the offer. Holder is a wise choice and Americans should be confident that Mr. Holder is up to the task.