Post Tagged with: "Barack Obama"


Joe Biden to Oprah Winfrey: 'I Have a Regret That I'm Not President

Joe Biden to Oprah Winfrey: ‘I Have a Regret That I’m Not President’

The former vice president of the U.S. said he was the most qualified person to run for the position in 2016.

Obama Reports for Jury Duty

Obama Reports for Jury Duty

The former president turned a normally dreaded task into an exciting morning for Chicago citizens performing their civic duty.

Obama Urges Patience in Push for Grassroots Change

Obama Urges Patience in Push for Grassroots Change

“Change is possible if we put our shoulder to the wheel. But it doesn’t happen overnight,” former President Obama said.

Obama Seeks to Spark Civic Activism with Chicago Event

Obama Seeks to Spark Civic Activism with Chicago Event

Obama kicked off a two-day leadership conference in his hometown of Chicago by saying it marked the start of a wider effort to promote civic involvement.

Pandering to Bigots: Fox News Smears Black Woman Judge

Pandering to Bigots: Fox News Smears Black Woman Judge

Fox News described Judge Robinson, one of two federal judges appointed in the Trump-Russia collusion case, as someone who “has experienced the criminal justice system firsthand.”

Confederate President’s Name to be Replaced by Barack Obama’s at Mississippi School, Trump Will Get Wake-up Call When He Takes Office, Obama Says

Confederate President’s Name to be Replaced by Barack Obama’s at Mississippi School

Nearly all of the students in the entire Jackson Public School District are Black.

Obama Blasts ‘Politics of Division’ on Return to Campaign Trail

Obama Blasts ‘Politics of Division’ on Return to Campaign Trail

“Some of the politics we see now, we thought we put that to bed. That’s folks looking 50 years back,” Obama said. “It’s the 21st century, not the 19th century.”

Obama Hits Campaign Trail for First Time since Leaving White House

Obama Hits Campaign Trail for First Time since Leaving White House

Obama will make public appearances on behalf of Democratic candidates in Virginia and New Jersey.

Congresswoman Says Trump Told Fallen Soldier’s Wife 'He Knew What He Signed Up For'

Congresswoman Says Trump Told Fallen Soldier’s Wife ‘He Knew What He Signed Up For’

Trump denies on Twitter that he made the comment to U.S. Army Sgt. La David T. Johnson’s widow in a phone call.

Trump Focused on Destroying Obama’s Legacy

Trump Focused on Destroying Obama’s Legacy

President Trump has made it a point to undo his predecessor’s work — seemingly just for the sake of doing so.

Trump Scraps Key Obamacare Subsidies

Trump Scraps Key Obamacare Subsidies

The decision is the most dramatic action the president has taken yet to weaken the Affordable Care Act.

Immigration Hardliner Says Trump Team Preparing Plans for Wall, Mulling Muslim Registry, Voter Fraud, Kris Kobach

Let People Vote Campaigns Kicks Off

The ACLU’s campaign kicked off in Kansas, which has been a hot ground for voting rights issues.

Obama Decries Republican Healthcare Bill in Rare Public Speech

Obama Decries Republican Healthcare Bill in Rare Public Speech

“Progress is never inevitable,” Obama said. “It can often be fragile; it’s in need of constant renewal.”

Steve Harvey Regrets Private Meeting with Trump

Steve Harvey Regrets Private Meeting with Trump

Harvey said he should’ve listened to his wife and skipped the meeting.

Sessions' DACA Announcement Fueled with Myths

Sessions’ DACA Announcement Fueled with Myths

U.S. Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III is a longtime proponent of deporting undocumented young immigrants.

Obama Penned Letter to Trump for Inauguration Day

Obama Penned Letter to Trump for Inauguration Day

“This is a unique office, without a clear blueprint for success,” former President Barack Obama told President Donald Trump in an Inauguration Day letter.

'Completely Plausible' Obama Staged Charlottesville Events to Smear Trump, Says Republican Lawmaker

'Completely Plausible' Obama Staged Charlottesville Events to Smear Trump, Says Lawmaker

Rep. Bryan Zollinger wrote that President Trump “was in the public spotlight for 20-plus years with zero allegations of racism.”

White House Interns Overwhelmingly White and Male: Photo

White House Interns Overwhelmingly White and Male: Photo

A photo of the White House interns under the Trump administration still appears to over represent the majority white, male Republican Party.

Trump Praises Segregationist During Boy Scouts Speech

Trump Praises Segregationist During Boy Scouts Speech

President Trump took the time to slam former President Obama as well as praise a man with a legacy rooted in racism.

'Black-ish' Star Yara Shahidi to Join Malia Obama at Harvard

‘Black-ish’ Star Yara Shahidi to Join Malia Obama at Harvard

Shahidi has decided to attend former President Barack Obama's alma mater.

U.S. Judge Blocks Transgender, Abortion-Related Obamacare Protections

Trump to Broaden Exemptions to Obamacare Birth Control Mandate

Planned Parenthood, the American Civil Liberties Union and other healthcare groups said the rule would make it harder for millions of Americans to access the healthcare they need.

Black Women Leaders Demand Representation in the DNC

Black Women Leaders Demand Representation in the DNC

“Investing in Black women's political leadership is a solid return on investment,” the women said in a letter to Democratic Party Chair Tom Perez.