Barack Obama

  • A New Federal Job

    1:05: Presidential candidate Barack Obama says he’ll appoint a Chief Technology Officer if he’s elected President. Two experts with longtime government service in the IT industry talked about it: Roger Baker, former CIO at the…

  • Transition Update

    President-elect Obama will hold his first news conference today since winning the presidency. The Democrat will address the financial crisis after meeting with members of his transition economic advisory board. After that, Obama is planning…

  • Obama transition learns from the past

    Common mistakes hope to be avoided by setting tone early

  • Crystal-balling the confirmation hearings ahead

    What’s ahead for President-elect Obama’s Cabinet nominees?

  • The fiscal belt-tightener

    President-elect picks agent of change for govermnent performance.

  • The fiscal belt-tightener

    President-elect picks agent of change for govermnent performance.

  • Powell plugs a Craigslist for community service

    President-elect taps prominent former fed to promote volunteer community service.

  • Inauguration spells change for change.gov

    Transition website flips to governing resource

  • The shape of the first 90 days

    Moving from the transition to governing: what’s ahead for the new Obama Administration?

  • Next Steps in Afghanistan

    The way forward in Afghanistan was the subject of a speech by President Obama at the White House this morning. He talked about his plan to increase US presence in the country, and what he…