President Barack Obama didn’t get his anticipated meeting with Nelson Mandela, the man who inspired his political career. Instead, as he ended his Africa trip, he joined with a political foe he followed into the White House.
Republicans defended Mitt Romney against criticism from Democrats that he avoided taxes by keeping money stashed overseas. Those roles are now reversed with the disclosure that President Barack Obama’s pick to run the Commerce Department does the same thing.
Five members of the exclusive club of U.S. presidents gathered in Dallas today to dedicate the George W. Bush Presidential Center, a red-brick-and-cream museum and library that chronicles the eight years in office of the nation’s 43rd president.