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Day 11

Obama signed the Middle Class Working Families Task Force executive order and launched the Task…

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Day 10

Obama signs his first piece of legislation, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009,…

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House Passes Obama’s Economic Plan

Republicans Vote Against Bill

President Barack Obama is one step closer to putting in place his plan to stimulate…

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House Votes No on Digital Delay

Defeat Means Transition Will Take Place as Planned

The House voted against postponing the Feb 17. nationwide digital television switch today. The vote…

By Renita Burns

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White House Launches Recovery Site

Acknowledging that Americans are “skeptical about the size and scale” of his $825 billion recovery…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Is the RNC Ready to Elect Its First Black Chair?

0128_gop-logoThis week, 168 Republican National Committee members will cast votes to elect a new chairman.…

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Day 9

Obama launched recovery.com, a Web site to provide transparency into how and where tax dollars…

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Obama Launches Auto Emissions Battle

After receiving the confirmation to head the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday, Lisa Jackson…

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Day 8

Obama meets with House and Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill to discuss his American Recovery…

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Day 7

With a vote of 60-34, the Senate confirms Timothy Geithner as secretary of the U.S.…

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Special Report: Leadership Lessons from the President

What you can learn from Barack Obama’s management style

Barack Obama was known as “No Drama Obama” during his historic presidential campaign. And according…

By Kelly E. Carter

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Special Report: Team Obama

The Who's Who of the White House

Much has been made of President Barack Obama’s assemblage of “a team of rivals” for…

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Fixing the Economy

Our Board of Economists offers President Obama advice on putting America back to work

Believe it or not, there’s one aspect of Barack Obama’s ascendance to the White House…

By John Simons

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Day 6

National Economic Council Director Lawrence Summers discusses the administration’s plan to deal with the economic…

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Day 5

In his first weekly address as president, Obama discussed a new White House report on…

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Weekly Address: How the AARA Will Jump-Start the Economy

We begin this year and this Administration in the midst of an unprecedented crisis…

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Day 4

Lisa Jackson is confirmed as head of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Obama rescinded the “Mexico City…

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Inside The Daily Briefing

Black Enterprise's editor-in-chief reflects on the chance of a lifetime

When I was a cub reporter for the Norfolk Journal and Guide, one of the…

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Day 3

Obama issued a series of Executive Orders, including one that orders the closing of the…

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Obama Signs Orders to Close Guantanamo, Prohibit Torture

President also signs order setting up interagency task force on detainees

President Barack Obama signed four executive orders today that will shut down Cuba’s Guantanamo Bay…

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