Posted tagged ‘Obama’

Why Obama May Be Good News for Christian Higher Education

December 26, 2008

barack-obama92.jpgLeaders in Christian higher education could be in for an easier time under Barack Obama’s administration than they had under George Bush. Under Bush’s administration, the federal government became increasingly involved in accreditation for higher education, said Paul Corts, president of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. Corts and others in Christian higher education are hopeful that the Obama administration will back off from further involvement.

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Long Island Obama School Nixed By Parents

December 26, 2008

barack-obama-594.jpgThe New York Post reports that the Clear Stream Avenue Elementary School will not be changing its name to honor President-elect Barack Obama.

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Blagojevich Scandal: Governor’s Lawyer Wants Obama Staff Subpoenaed

December 26, 2008

ed-genson-595.jpgIn a move intended to force public testimony from President-elect Barack Obama’s inner circle, a lawyer for Gov. Rod Blagojevich has asked the legislative panel considering impeachment of the governor to subpoena more than a dozen witnesses, including Obama’s incoming chief of staff.

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Poll Shows that Americans Choose Obama as the Man they Admire Most in the World

December 26, 2008

obama-most-admired-590.jpgA month before his inauguration, Americans choose Barack Obama as the man they admire most in the world, according to a new USA TODAY/Gallup Poll. It’s the first time a president-elect has topped the annual survey in more than a half-century.

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Donor Fatigue, Contribution Limits Creating Hurdles For Obama Inauguration Planning

December 26, 2008

lincoln-Bible-596.jpgFrom the announcement of Barack Obama’s longshot candidacy to the management of his presidential transition, his organization — including the biggest fundraising operation in U.S. political history — has rolled forward with seemingly flawless precision.

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Obama Urges Renewed ‘Sense of Common Purpose’ in Holiday Message

December 25, 2008

barack-obama.112.jpgReporting from Honolulu — President-elect Barack Obama used a holiday radio address released Wednesday to remember the nation’s troops serving overseas and citizens at home who are struggling amid a troubled economy.

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Obama: Probe Shows No Contact in Illinois Governor Scandal

December 16, 2008

President-elect Barack Obama said Monday a review by his own lawyer shows he had no direct contact with Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich about the appointment of a Senate replacement, and transition aides did nothing inappropriate.

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