Barack Obama http://wrti.org en Obama's 'Hope And Virtue' Distilled In A Song http://wrti.org/post/obamas-hope-and-virtue-distilled-song On Jan. 20, 2009, Barack Obama was sworn in as the first African-American president of the United States. And Monday, President Obama will be sworn in again — this time on a most auspicious day, the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.<p>In King's <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/martin-luther-kings-speech-dream-full-text/story?id=14358231" target="_blank">most famous speech</a>, he said, "In spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream. Sat, 19 Jan 2013 12:03:00 +0000 Tom Huizenga 5034 at http://wrti.org Obama's 'Hope And Virtue' Distilled In A Song How Much Is Too Much? Money, Politics, And The Case Of Citizens United http://wrti.org/post/how-much-too-much-money-politics-and-case-citizens-united <p>In the landmark 2010 case <em>Citizens United v Federal Election Commission</em>, the U.S. Supreme Court&nbsp;upended decades of campaign finance reform law. WRTI&#39;s Timothy Churchill&nbsp;speaks with experts about&nbsp;the history of money in elections, changes to political campaigns&nbsp;in the wake of&nbsp;Citizens United, and&nbsp;the decision&#39;s impact on the reputation&nbsp;of the&nbsp;Roberts Court.<span style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 21:30:45 +0000 Timothy Churchill 4295 at http://wrti.org How Much Is Too Much? Money, Politics, And The Case Of Citizens United