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Barack Obama’s 2013 presidential inauguration

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Eric Holder was the black leader Obama could never be

As cautious as Obama has been on matters of race, Holder has been the counterweight.


President Obama endorses Muriel Bowser amid hard-fought D.C. mayor race

(Ashlee Clark/The Washington Post)

President’s endorsement comes in a statement released amid an unusually hard-fought mayoral race.


Ghani, Abdullah sworn in as part of Afghanistan’s power-sharing arrangement

(Omar Sobhani / Reuters)

After months of dispute, Ghani and Abdullah took the oaths of office to lead a unity government.


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