War, waste and what-if

War, waste and what-if

A look back at the week in Washington: fighting against the Taliban and trying to trim the budget. play videoVideo

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Putting the 'public' back in RepublicanVideo

The GOP is trying to find a new voice and a new link with voters. It is looking up? Or looking desperate?

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What's Cooking?Video

The first family's love affair with America's favorite food. (Make the president's medium-well, please)

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Swine and SenatorsVideo

A test of Presidential mettle as the young administration deals with a big health scare. And a senior Republican Senator defects to the Dems.

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100 Days (and counting)Video

Whatever you make of this Presidential milestone, it really means there are one thousand, three hundred, fifty-something days to go.

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Promises, promisesVideo

Candidate Obama gave his word (actually lots of them). So how is he doing on the more than 500 campaign promises since taking the Oath?

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Obama's WashingtonVideo

"Political Mann" tours Washington, to see how the city has changed during Barack Obama's first 100 days as U.S. president.

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Obama's worldVideo

How has Barack Obama affected the world, and how does the world view him, after his first 100 days in office?

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Barack, Bo and bobbleheadsVideo

See where the president and his puppy live, and find out what kind of Obama souvenirs are selling.

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This is Torture!Video

Secret instructions, extreme interrogation and a lot of unanswered questions. Plus, a Member of Congress on-tap?literally. And could Texas secede from the Union?

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Lots of P'sVideo

Peacemaking, a patriarch of post-racial politics and Paraguay's priest-turned-president becomes a proud Papa. Whew! Also a look at heated politics in Iceland.

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Putting the 'public' back in RepublicanVideo

The GOP is trying to find a new voice and a new link with voters. It is looking up? Or looking desperate?

image

What's Cooking?Video

The first family's love affair with America's favorite food. (Make the president's medium-well, please)

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Swine and SenatorsVideo

A test of Presidential mettle as the young administration deals with a big health scare. And a senior Republican Senator defects to the Dems.

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100 Days (and counting)Video

Whatever you make of this Presidential milestone, it really means there are one thousand, three hundred, fifty-something days to go.

image

Promises, promisesVideo

Candidate Obama gave his word (actually lots of them). So how is he doing on the more than 500 campaign promises since taking the Oath?

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Obama's WashingtonVideo

"Political Mann" tours Washington, to see how the city has changed during Barack Obama's first 100 days as U.S. president.

image

Obama's worldVideo

How has Barack Obama affected the world, and how does the world view him, after his first 100 days in office?

image

Barack, Bo and bobbleheadsVideo

See where the president and his puppy live, and find out what kind of Obama souvenirs are selling.

image

This is Torture!Video

Secret instructions, extreme interrogation and a lot of unanswered questions. Plus, a Member of Congress on-tap?literally. And could Texas secede from the Union?

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Lots of P'sVideo

Peacemaking, a patriarch of post-racial politics and Paraguay's priest-turned-president becomes a proud Papa. Whew! Also a look at heated politics in Iceland.

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Guns and moneyVideo

Fact-checking White House claims about weapons recovered in Mexico. And did President Obama personally order the use of deadly force?

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Pirates and Drug LordsVideo

The Presidential agenda sounded more like a Hollywood movie this week. And is the economy really picking up?

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Tea Time!Video

It was a taxing week in the U.S. as thousands rallied against the President's policies. Are the so-called "tea parties" the start of a bigger movement?

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A Story with LegsVideo

For legs that is. And is President Obama really talking to the Dead?

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Obama's maiden voyageVideo

Eight countries in six days. How U.S. President Barack Obama did on his whirlwind trip, and the work that piled up while he was gone.

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Every vote countsVideo

How do you count 171 million ballots listing 12,000 parliamentary candidates? Very slowly.

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Presidential locksVideo

Gone are the days of powdered wigs and hats. Now there's a lot more to see. Plus, presidential pottery sprouts an uproar.

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'G' Whiz!Video

Politics, money and a diplomatic minefield at the G-20, as President Obama makes his debut on the world stage. Was it a love-fest or London fog?

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Blame gameVideo

Leaders across the globe taking aim at the United States, all saying one thing: America, it's your fault.

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Queen for a dayVideo

What do you get for a woman who has everything - especially when the whole world is watching?

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U.S. Salesman-in-ChiefVideo

President Obama goes all-in with his budget - a hard sell even in a Democratic-run Congress. Will his massive PR blitz prevail, or is it Obama overload?

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Getting PrimedVideo

Two European prime ministers are on the way out, a former PM returns to power in Israel, and Australia's Rudd gets an unusual gift at the White House.

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Sticky FingersVideo

A politically-themed snack food with an off-colored name sparks controversy stateside.

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A.I.G. -- a four-letter word?Video

A once obscure acronym is on the lips of just about every politician in Washington and a lot of angry taxpayers nationwide.

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Iranian comebacks and come-onsVideo

A blast from the past in Iranian politics, and how President Barack Obama is reaching out to the Islamic Republic.

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Hara-kiri'd awayVideo

Mix a senator with a Samurai, and you get an off-color suggestion for AIG executives.

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Congressional cashVideo

Congress passes a spending plan, and Obama signs it - earmarks and all.

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Signed, sealed, subtractedVideo

Why a president's signature is sometimes less than it seems.

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Barack O'BamaVideo

Ahead of St. Patrick's Day, even Barack Obama is celebrating his Irish roots.

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Pleading for patienceVideo

The economic news is bad, but President Obama urges optimism.

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Wall Street's worriesVideo

Obama's poll numbers may be high, but not on Wall Street.

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Going grayVideo

What's black and white - and gray? A pair of newspaper articles about the president's hair.

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Beware: the budget debateVideo

Soaring spending and record deficits set off a big budget debate in Washington.

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Budget OK in Congress' hands?Video

What will happen to the president's budget plan once Congress gets a hold of it?

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Racoons on the looseVideo

The White House has seen the enemy, and it is kind of cute.

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Investing in troubled assetsVideo

President Obama devotes billions to troubled mortgages, and commits thousands more troops to Afghanistan.

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'Obama's war'Video

The new president is the new owner of one of the longest American conflicts in history.

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Tying one onVideo

Taking a look at the president's two tones in ties.

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The presidential sales pitchVideo

President Obama hits the road to sell his economic stimulus plan.

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The political worldVideo

Israel votes, Zimbabwe welcomes a new partnership, and Germany's leader is a real doll.

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Don't forget to duck!Video

Obama gets a bit banged up, but he's in good company.

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The president's problemsVideo

President Obama defends his economic stimulus plan, as some of his nominees run into tax trouble.

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The president's patienceVideo

The man who called for change, is now pushing for patience.

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The president's pantryVideo

What are the Obamas eating in the White House, and who's paying?

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So much for bipartisanshipVideo

President Obama earns his first legislative victory, but without any Republican support.

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A stimulating debateVideo

Obama's effort to get a stimulus plan passed, is only halfway over.

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Feelin' groovyVideo

The White House music library has plenty to offer the Obamas - if they like the 70's.

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Taking the oath, and taking chargeVideo

President Obama doesn't waste any time, in bringing change to Washington .

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The first 100 hoursVideo

Never mind the first 100 days - Obama doesn't wait to wait that long.

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The ObameterVideo

The Truth-O-Meter returns, with a new weapon in its arsenal.

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