Bill Clinton's successful negotiation for the release of two American journalists brought the former president back into the spotlight. Peter Baker, White House correspondent for The New York Times, joins The Takeaway to talk about Clinton's new role.
Pitting the extremes against each other while sliding through the middle -- 'triangulation' -- is a political strategy that former President Bill Clinton came to rely on. We discuss how Obama seems to be developing a triangulation strategy of his own.
In a press conference at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, President Obama announced his plan for troop withdrawal from Iraq. While some Democrats say it's slower than promised, military leaders seem satisfied.
Continuing his string of reversals of Bush administration policies, President Obama is set to allow California to opt out of federal regulations and set stricter standards to limit greenhouse gas emissions from cars.
The seemingly unflappable President-Elect Obama has all eyes on him today, but by now he should be pretty used to the attention. New York Times reporter Peter Baker has a piece in today's paper about what the last 77 days say about the President-elect.
President-elect Barack Obama is hard at work to get the economy jump started. On Sunday his advisers announced that he plans to include about $300 billion in tax cuts for workers and businesses in his economic recovery program.
With the attacks in India this past weekend President Elect Barack Obama will make his official announcement for the anchor position of his security team today with new found immediacy. The Takeaway talks to Peter Baker of the New York Times.
What was wrong with the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 proposed by Bush administration and its congressional allies? It could have been marketing, starting with the use of the word 'bailout.'
Is it true that the White House is engaging in dubious political tactics, or is this sort of partronage commonplace in Washington? Peter Baker of our partner, The New York Times, has the latest on this developing story.
Almost as quickly as the story broke that a ring of Russian sleeper agents was operating in the U.S., officials from the two countries seemed to scramble for a face-saving solution. We're joined by Peter Baker, correspondent for the New York Times.
At what point can we properly judge a president's legacy? To discuss what that Obama 2.0 could look like, we speak with Michael Tomasky, the American Editor-at-Large for the UK's Guardian newspaper, and editor of the quarterly journal 'Democracy.'