Tag Archives: President Barack Obama

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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Sunday Open Thread | Black Historical Political Figures: President Barack H. Obama II

You can’t do a week of Black Historical Political Figures and not include the 44th President of the United States: Barack Hussein Obama II. It seems the last 8 years that have gone by so fast. For those of us … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread: President Obama, Vice-President Biden And Senator Tim Kaine Speak at the Democratic National Convention

The President, Vice-President and the 2016 Democratic Vice Presidential Nominee spoke at the DNC Convention last night.

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