Tag Archives: President Barack Obama

Joan Baez Honor President Obama in ‘The President Sang Amazing Grace’

Joan Baez honored the victims of the 2015 Charleston church shooting and Barack Obama’s tearful eulogy at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in the new video for “The President Sang Amazing Grace.” The song appears on Baez’s new album, … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Biden: McConnell stopped Obama from calling out Russians

Former Vice President Joe Biden blamed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for refusing to sign a bipartisan statement condemning Russia’s interference in the run-up to the 2016 presidential elections. Biden, speaking at an event hosted by the Council of Foreign … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Illinois makes ‘Barack Obama Day’ a state holiday

Former President Obama is being honored with a new state holiday in his former state of Illinois. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) signed a measure Friday to make Aug. 4 “Barack Obama Day” in the state, according to NBC Chicago. … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | President Obama visits Prambanan Temple in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

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#ProfileInCourageAward: Winner | President Barack Obama

BOSTON — Former President Barack Obama will be making a visit in Massachusetts Sunday to accept an award in Boston. Obama was named the recipient of the 2017 Profile in Courage Award and is set to receive the award at … Continue reading

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FBI asked #DOJ to publicly reject Trump wiretapping claims

There’s still no evidence — but an investigation into President Trump’s wild wiretapping claims might happen anyway. The White House on Sunday demanded that Congress look into Trump’s groundless accusations of former President Obama spying on him — and some … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread – Remembering the 44th President of the United States

The rest of the week, we will remember the 44th President of the United States: Barack Hussein Obama II.   His last Weekly Address: His Farewell Address:

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