Wednesday night will be a show of Democratic strength in Philadelphia, with the president and the vice president taking the stage at the party’s convention to highlight Hillary Clinton’s qualifications and judgment and offer a compelling reminder that party leaders stand united behind their nominee.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Twelve years ago to the day, an obscure Senate candidate from Illinois catapulted himself to the center of American political consciousness with a rousing convention speech in Boston. Barack Obama returns to the convention stage Wednesday as the battle-hardened president hoping his legacy won't be eroded by the outcome of the election to replace him. [...]Show More Summary
FOUR years ago when Barack Obama’s re-election was not a sure thing, a lacklustre Democratic National Convention in Charlotte was transformed by a long but mesmerising speech by Bill Clinton, arguing that Mr Obama had not enjoyed enough credit for saving the American economy from disaster.
PHILADELPHIA — It was hard to imagine that Bill Clinton could make as powerful a speech on behalf of his wife as he did on behalf of Barack Obama four years ago. Advocating Obama’s reelection required an extended argument about public policy, a persuasive mobilization of facts and figures, and a series of pokes at […]
In response to the July 14 Nice, France terrorist attack, killing 84, former House Speaker Newt Gringrich called for deportation of Muslims supporting sharia law. President Barack Obama immediately criticized the suggestion as “repugnant” and “un-American.” Shariah law evolves primarily from the Koran-a body of moral and religious laws dictating almost every aspect of Muslim […]
The president takes to the mic at the Democratic convention on Wednesday, two days after Michelle Obama wowed delegates with her forceful defense of Hillary Clinton. President Barack Obama speaks at the convention on behalf of his onetime...Show More Summary
“What would it take for you to vote for a third-party candidate?” This question was posed to me by a good friend who, after supporting Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential campaign, became so disenchanted with the political processShow More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said it is possible that the Russians would try to influence the U.S. presidential election, after the leak of Democratic National Committee emails that experts have attributed to Russian hackers.
“America is stronger and more vibrant; it is a better country because of the ADA.” - President Barack Obama
On Sunday, a Philadelphia community center was standing-room-only for a forum calling for President Barack Obama to free all political prisoners on the eve of the Democratic National Convention.
CNN has overtaken MSNBC to rank No. 1 in both total viewers and in the news demo on the first night of the DNC. MSNBC ranked first on the first night of DNC 2012 when Barack Obama successfully ran for re-election. Last night, CNN clocked 6.2M viewers and 2.2M news demo viewers from 10-11:30 PM during keynote speeches by Sen. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama has made it clear that electing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to be the next US president would be perilous for the United States, White House Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz said on Tuesday...
In 2008, Hillary Clinton ran for the White House against then-Senator Barack Obama, so it is safe to say she has been waiting for this day for at least eight years. Tuesday is when the delegates at the Democratic National Convention are set to formally name Clinton as their party’s 2016...
One of the great time wasters of the Obama era, the Baracksdubs YouTube channel, has finally made a video of President Barack Obama saying what all liberals are thinking: Fuck Donald Trump. Footage from Obama’s various speeches have been edited to the words of YG and Nipsey Hussle’s “FDT (Fuck Donald Trump).” It was only […]
If you didn't watch Michelle Obama's Democratic National Convention speech yet, grab a box of tissues and do so here. After watching, keep a strong hold on that box of tissues, because her husband President Barack Obama tweeted his beautiful...Show More Summary
The Toronto International Film Festival announced a host of films that will be heading to Canada this September, including new offerings from Tom Ford, Denis Villeneuve, and Mira Nair. Kicking things off is Antoine Fuqua’s Denzel Washington- and Chris Pratt-starring remake of the The Magnificent Seven, which will anchor this year’s opening night. Show More Summary
An interpreter signs in the foreground while President Barack Obama, with Vice President Joe Biden, delivers remarks during a reception for the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the East Room of the White House, July 20, 2015. Show More Summary
Anthony Weiner prods the late-night host. Former New York Congressman Anthony Weiner knows a thing or two about scandal—and getting caught up in a movement. "I cried when Hillary Clinton lost to Barack Obama," Anthony Weiner told Stephen Colbert, host of "The Late Show," on Monday night. "I was like that last guy," the former congressman admitted. Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) Students of ancient history may recall that in February 2008, campaigning for Barack Obama, Michelle Obama proclaimed: “Let me tell you something. For the first time in my adult life, I am really proud of my country,Show More Summary