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Obama's 100 Days

One hundred days into his term, the president has steered the country from the course set by the Bush administration. Read More »


A Bold Stamp on the White House

There has been nothing tentative about President Obama's first 100 days in office.

A Tone for Every Situation

Most notable about the communicator in chief is how he adjusts his pitch for different moments.

News and Analysis
  • A Hundred Anxious Days (Post, April 26)
  • Obama Off to Solid Start, Poll Finds (Post, April 26)
  • Washington Post/ABC News Poll: Data | Analysis (Post, April 26)
  • Is FDR-Era Yardstick Still Relevant? (Post, April 29)
  • What Historians Say (Post, April 29)
  • Defining Moment: 244 Democrats, 0 Republicans (Post, April 29)
  • The Fix: 100 Days Winners and Losers (April 29, 5:35 a.m.)
  • Video Series: 100 Days Revisited: JFK | Nixon | Ford | Reagan | Clinton | Bush | Obama
  • Video Series: The Obama Era: New Voices of Power
  • Video: Evaluating Obama's Tone
  • Head Count: Tracking Obama's Appointments
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    JFK to Obama

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    Reflecting on 100 Days

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    Michelle Obama's Style

    Map Swine Flu Cases
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    2:30 p.m. ET

    Opinion: 100 Days In

    Post editorial page editor Fred Hiatt will take questions.

    9 p.m. ET

    Analysis: Obama's Address

    Associate editor Robert G. Kaiser will take questions and offer analysis of President Obama's address.

    Why 100 Days?

    Franklin D. Roosevelt accomplished so much during his first 100 days in office, presidential historians have said, that the period soon became the common barometer by which future presidents would be measured. Is it still a relevant marker? Read More »

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