Month: January 29, 2009

Jan 29,2009

I can't tell if he's joking…

Over at The Plank, they linked to Jon Chait’s 1997 story about Chait’s evening as a coat checker at the Omni Shoreham during a trio of inaugural balls. In it,...

Jan 29,2009

Whitehouse.gov halfway there

Mary Katherine notes that Whitehouse.gov now provides transcripts of Robert Gibbs’ daily briefings. But I still don’t see transcripts of Obama’s remarks. MK also notes that the White House has...

Jan 29,2009

Russia lowers the volume

Steve Biegun: Sources within the Russian Ministry of Defense appear to be hinting at a retreat from their plan (which Medvedev announced in his November 5 speech) to deploy Iskander...

Jan 29,2009

Critics of the stimulus fall down on the job

The House of Representatives has passed a staggering $819 billion stimulus bill, and the Senate looks poised to pass one of about $900 billion. Who knows how much that’ll work...

Jan 29,2009

Obama loses his jacket in the Oval Office

Sheryl Gay Stolberg’s latest is a fun read: WASHINGTON — The capital flew into a bit of a tizzy when, on his first full day in the White House, President...