Tag Archives: President Obama

Watch Live: A Conversation with President Obama

CHICAGO (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is set to hold the first public event of his post-presidential life in the place where he started his political career. Obama will speak Monday at noon the University of Chicago, where his … Continue reading

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Here is a breakdown about Trumpcare from Al Giordano..and why it’s hard to get rid of Obamacare

Al is one of our favorite people Here’s a fabulous tweet thread: Al Giordano‏Verified account @AlGiordano 1. The main reason Republicans are quickly choking on their proposed repeal of Obamacare is that it was so well constructed for this moment. … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | First Lady Michelle Obama

President Obama: Michelle, for the past twenty-five years, you’ve been not only my wife and mother of my children, but my best friend. ….you made the White House a place that belongs to everybody. You have made me proud, and … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

Hello Everyone. Hope you’re enjoying the weekend with friends and family. Today, we’re going into the archives and pulled out a few of President Obama’s speeches.

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President Obama & Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Pearl Harbor

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Barack Obama participate in a wreath-laying ceremony aboard the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on Dec. 27, 2016. Kevin Lamarque / Reuters

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Wednesday Open Thread

Happy HUMP DAY ICYMI

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Thursday Open Thread: President Obama Nominates Abid Qureshi to be the First Muslim Federal Judge

President Obama continues to make history. President Obama Has Selected the First Muslim to Become a Federal Judge BY KYLE BECKER The president nominated Abid Riaz Qureshi to become a federal judge for the U.S. District Court for Washington, D.C., … Continue reading

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