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Archive: January 30, 2011 - February 5, 2011

Super Bowl: Green Bay Packers' unique team leadership

Who knows whether Green Bay's focus on developing more leaders and rotating the job between team members will make a difference this weekend. It's hard to know whether McCarthy's leadership system will be the reason Green Bay misses a tackle, intercepts the ball or scores consistently in the red zone come February 6. But it's hard to argue it isn't a big part of why a team with some of the youngest players in the NFL is playing in its biggest game Sunday night.

By Jena McGregor | February 4, 2011; 8:20 AM ET | Comments (4)

Redskins' Snyder: Reputation management in a digital age

By bringing attention to an otherwise fairly obscure publication, Snyder's suit is only calling more attention to the reputation concerns he bemoans.

By Jena McGregor | February 3, 2011; 11:41 AM ET | Comments (57)

The risks of drawing out Egypt's leadership transition

In a place as volatile as Egypt, such a drawn-out transition has the potential to be much, much worse. The much-needed reforms Mubarak has promised would have little weight. The expectation of seismic changes in the country's government could bring current operations to a standstill, inviting even more chaos.

By Jena McGregor | February 2, 2011; 2:32 PM ET | Comments (0)

How Huntsman's affiliation with Obama could help him

If Huntsman does actually run, he will have formidable foes in the primary better able to rally the party's more conservative and rural voters. But in an age when civility seems ascendant, and when many voters jaded by the heated rhetoric in Washington are looking for someone who can work across the aisle, Huntsman's Achilles heel--a forced position of gratitude to the president--could also end up being his secret weapon.

By Jena McGregor | February 1, 2011; 5:36 AM ET | Comments (18)

Egypt: Obama's communication highwire

The uprising presents his administration with a bewildering dilemma between American ideals and American interests, and most presidents who've come before him have ultimately chosen the latter, with differing fates.

By Jena McGregor | January 30, 2011; 4:18 PM ET | Comments (35)

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