Illinois voters might get to fill Obama's Senate seat.

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Politico examines the controversies surrounding Obama's EPA pick Lisa Jackson.

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Why Obama's New Deal should be an international one.

Some scholars explain why Obama is no Lincoln.

Obama's transition approval ratings are sky-high, even as the economy falters.

Former Defense official says Shinseki was a "hero in a legend that has little basis in fact."

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The inauguration could wreak havoc on the D.C. transit system.

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--Seyward Darby