Tales from the Trail

After death, Kennedy’s words still ring in healthcare debate

September 10, 2009

Two weeks after his death, Senator Edward Kennedy’s words on healthcare rang out before a joint session of Congress when President Barack Obama quoted from a letter that he received from the liberal Democrat posthumously. USA-HEALTHCARE/OBAMA

Live blog of the Obama healthcare speech

September 9, 2009

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President Barack Obama is making a speech to Congress on healthcare at 8 p.m. tonight and we will live blog it here.

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Judging “The Speech” — what did you think?

January 20, 2009

Barack Obama became the first black president of the United States on Tuesday. In his much-anticipated inaugural speech, he said the “economy is badly weakened, a consequence of greed and irresponsibility on the part of some, but also our collective failure to make hard choices and prepare the nation for a new age.”

Biden hails Michelle Obama’s speech as pivotal

August 26, 2008

As far as vice presidential candidate Joe Biden is concerned, Michelle Obama has given what will prove to be the most pivotal speech at the four-day Democratic Convention.