Barack Obama

President Obama has more in common with Dwight D. Eisenhower than any other of his predecessors, says Michael Burleigh.

Who is and who is not an American? The question goes back to the Revolution. The answer is always changing, says Tim Stanley.

America has struggled to reform public healthcare for over 100 years and now has a byzantine, costly system controlled by powerful, money-hungry interest groups. Can President Obama deliver reform?

Despite the rise of Barack Obama, many African-Americans still feel like second-class citizens. John Kirk charts the progress of the civil rights movement through its most prominent body, the NAACP.

Jim Downs says that the Democrats should blame history for the dilemma they face in having to choose between Clinton and Obama for this year’s presidential nomination.