White House officials appeared to backtrack slightly on the administration’s promise to limit executive bonuses as part of the $787 billion stimulus package. But some lawmakers said that the limits were necessary to win taxpayer support for financial industry bailouts and would be enforced.
In a message that aired during the NBA All-Star Game halftime, Obama stressed the importance of community service.
Hillary Clinton launched her first overseas trip as secretary of state with a four-nation visit to Asia. (Photo source: White House)