Rachel Maddow notes that campaign events like Hillary Clinton's upcoming appearances with President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden have not...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is expected to disclose as early as Friday the number of civilians killed in U.S. military and CIA drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen and Africa since he took office and will issue an executive order that makes protecting civilians a more integral part of planning U.S. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama says money and expertise are needed from the private sector to alleviate the world's worst refugee crisis on record.
Remember how Barack Obama endorsed Hillary Clinton for president? Well, keep that in mind, because it explains a lot — why else would his administration do this? Department of Justice
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's inability to overhaul the nation's immigration system will stand as the most glaring failure in his effort to enact a vision of social change. Advocates and allies will credit him with embracing...Show More Summary
How's this for a throwback Thursday—today on Reddit someone posted an image that they said is from their dad's elementary school yearbook, and it shows a cute l'il Barack Obama going on strike against homework. Community organizers, am I right? Apparently, this was from a Hawaiian yearbook, not a Kenyan one. Show More Summary
POTUS was not always so studious.
A Fox News contributor who was suspended last year for calling President Barack Obama a “total pssy” blasted Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Thursday for making what he a called “disgraceful” decision to drop the ban on transgender service members. During a press conference...
To design his presidential library, Barack Obama has chosen a pair of New York architects whose cool, precise style in some ways mirrors his own. The Barack Obama Foundation announced today that Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects, a firm best known for the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia and...
Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, Taxes: Fund the IRS!, by David Cay Johnston: Will anyone remember the dramatic turnabout in tax policy that began when Barack Obama took office? Considering the awful economic conditions that prevailed, and the announced intention of Republican Congressional leaders to make his presidency fail, Obama’s...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed legislation into law making it easier for the public to obtain government records. Federal agencies will now be required to consider releasing records under a "presumption of openness" standard, instead of presuming that the information is secret.
The Brexit has prompted congressional Republicans to press for a bilateral trade agreement with the U.K., a subtle rebuke of President Barack Obama, who said before the vote that the U.K. would move to the "back of the queue" for a trade deal.
Hillary Clinton is going on the offensive, launching an ad campaign in North Carolina and Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District (which incidentally, also reaches into swingy Iowa), where President Barack Obama snagged the extra electoral...Show More Summary
This disease will linger for a long time. What an asshole. President Barack Obama?s second term in office is almost complete, leaving many to wonder what he will do when he leaves office in January. It appears the 44th President...
At least, that is the scoop if Jeff Sessions is to be believed. You really just don’t even know what to say about this stuff at this point. I suppose it says something for party loyalty that people are this desperate for a reason to jump on board the Trump train. Show More Summary
In retrospect, Barack Obama’s first major decision of his post-presidency — the selection of an architect for his presidential library — seems self-evident. After years of conversations that involved both POTUS and FLOTUS at every step, the job went to Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, the quietest of American superstars, ... More »
President Barack Obama's library will be designed by the New York firm Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects and the Chicago-based Interactive Design Architects, the Obama Foundation announced Thursday. The two groups will oversee construction...Show More Summary
A misreading of history from the presidential podium
People are lining up to help resettle refugees in our neighbor to the north. As President Barack Obama pushes back against a chorus of anti-refugee sentiments in the United States, a New York Times article Thursday shows that for our neighbors to the north, “refugees welcome” is more than just a campaign slogan: it's a promise that is being kept. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama on Wednesday challenged the idea that Donald Trump is a populist. He told reporters that somebody who has shown no regard for workers, "they don't suddenly become a populist because they say something controversial in order to win votes. Show More Summary