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From Glenn Thrush at Politico: Even if Democrats don’t agree with Barack Obama on everything, who among them would challenge a president with a 73 percent approval rating? He’ll soon find out.

Barack Obama changed the White House website today to make it reflect the interactive nature of his campaign. He said it was a way ordinary people who might not have access to him can still communicate with him.

The company that made Beanie Babies a top toy craze is hoping for another winner with dolls named “Sweet Sasha” and “Marvelous Malia.”

President Barack Obama is making good on his promise to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and appears ready to name a veteran politician to guide his new administration in the Middle East conflict.

From John McWhorter at The New Republic: Barack Obama’s inaugural address was the first in a long time to resound powerfully enough to be worthy of marble. However, it was the first in the 220-year history of the custom in another way: its seasoning of black cadence. This was even more exhilarating in that the […]