Tales from the Trail

Does Obama have hidden talents? New Year’s Eve may bring ’em to light

January 1, 2011

Barack Obama may have some talents that the rest of the world doesn’t know about but only a few friends and family members are going to see them.

Obama, facing resurgent Republicans, reaches for Reagan bio

December 24, 2010

President Barack Obama, facing a divided Congress when he returns to Washington from vacation in early January, has invoked Republican hero Ronald Reagan during his own presidency to muster bipartisan support.

On rainy Martha’s Vineyard, Obama hunkers down — and reads

August 25, 2010

USA/So much for perfecting that golf game.

President Barack Obama has spent a lot of time indoors during his vacation. The posh island of Martha’s Vineyard has had a spot of bad weather — as in rain, rain, and more rain.

Obama unwinds into summer vacation, reading list revealed

August 20, 2010

Finally,  the presidential summer reading list is revealed — well, one book anyway.

Politics beckon again as Obama’s Maine getaway ends

July 18, 2010

After a laid-back family getaway on Maine’s scenic shoreline, it’s back to political reality for President Barack Obama.

Obama’s “winter White House”

December 23, 2009

USA-OBAMA/President Barack Obama’s “winter White House” has a few perks that even the one at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue can’t claim. Purple taro chips, for one. A breathtaking view of the Pacific Ocean, for another.