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  • Dimon in the Gruff: Wall Street Lion Roars Wednesday, 11 Mar 2009 | 4:59 PM ET

    Wall Street found its voice today, after months of stewing in silence as pundits and politicians pelted the financial industry with withering criticism, punitive salary caps and pious second-guessing.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Wednesday, 11 Mar 2009 | 1:08 PM ET

    President Obama agreed to sign an "imperfect" spending bill to keep the government running, but he called for a crackdown on lawmakers adding "earmarks"—or pet projects—to legislation.

  • Obama Targets 'Earmarks' in New Spending Bill Wednesday, 11 Mar 2009 | 11:37 AM ET
    Barack Obama

    President Obama agreed to sign an "imperfect" spending bill to keep the government running, but he called for a crackdown on lawmakers adding "earmarks"—or pet projects—to legislation.

  • Obama Marks First 50 Days: What He's Done So Far Tuesday, 10 Mar 2009 | 10:30 AM ET

    Today marks the first 50 days into the Barack Obama presidency, which has had plenty of ups and downs.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Monday, 9 Mar 2009 | 1:29 PM ET

    President Barack Obama lifted restrictions on federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research Monday, angering abortion opponents but cheering those who believe the study could produce treatments for many diseases.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Friday, 6 Mar 2009 | 10:08 AM ET

    Democrats who control the U.S. Senate were unable on Thursday to round up the votes to end debate and pass a $410 billion bill to fund many government operations through Sept. 30, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Thursday, 5 Mar 2009 | 12:18 PM ET

    Debt-strapped homeowners unable to afford their mortgages could get their monthly payments lowered in bankruptcy court under a controversial element of President Barack Obama's housing rescue plan.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 3:11 PM ET

    The Obama administration Wednesday gave lenders the green light to begin modifying home mortgages under a new $75 billion program aimed primarily at people facing imminent financial hardship.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Tuesday, 3 Mar 2009 | 9:58 AM ET

    The U.S. stimulus package may pack a big punch in the current crisis because households and businesses struggling to get credit are more likely to spend the money, a top White House adviser said Tuesday.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Monday, 2 Mar 2009 | 1:03 PM ET

    President Barack Obama named Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius to lead his ambitious health reform effort on Monday, kicking off a week focused on revamping an inefficient healthcare system whose cost he fears is hurting the U.S. economy.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Thursday, 26 Feb 2009 | 11:30 AM ET

    President Barack Obama Thursday released an outline of his budget for fiscal year 2010 that begins Oct.1.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Wednesday, 25 Feb 2009 | 2:28 PM ET

    With one of their own in the White House, Democrats in Congress are moving to give domestic government agencies 8 percent more money, on average, to spend this year atop the whopping $787 billion in economic stimulus funds.

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  • Obama's Speech: The Re-Education Of America Wednesday, 25 Feb 2009 | 12:24 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    We are no longer a nation of idiots, or at least that's my takeaway from Obama's speech last night. It seems others agree.

  • Oil Chiefs Urge Offshore Drilling Wednesday, 25 Feb 2009 | 4:18 AM ET

    Executives of the biggest oil companies are taking their case for expanded offshore drilling to Congress, even as Democratic congressional leaders and the Obama administration promise to put some limits on energy development along the nation's coasts.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Tuesday, 24 Feb 2009 | 10:48 AM ET

    Barreling ahead on a mammoth agenda, President Barack Obama is ready to offer a detailed sketch of the first year of his presidency, casting the nation's bleeding economy as a tangle of tough, neglected problems.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Monday, 23 Feb 2009 | 3:33 PM ET

    Keep track of what Obama has been doing since taking office:

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Thursday, 19 Feb 2009 | 1:55 PM ET

    President Obama's much-anticipated plan to deal with the U.S. housing crisis aims to help as many as 9 million families avoid foreclosure on their homes.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Wednesday, 18 Feb 2009 | 9:51 AM ET

    President Obama's much-anticipated plan to deal with the U.S. housing crisis aims to help as many as 9 million families avoid foreclosure on their homes, one of the root causes of the global financial meltdown.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 10:30 AM ET

    The U.S. Congress was expected to pass a $789 billion economic stimulus package aimed at unleashing large spending and tax cuts to help yank the economy out of a 14-month recession.