President Obama is a fan of LeBron James and, as it turns out, his clothes, too. In particular, Obama praised James for publicly wearing an “I Can’t Breathe” shirt during pregame warmups. The phrase references the last words of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man who died while in a police chokehold, and has become […]
President Barack Obama came out strongly Monday for the concept of net neutrality, saying that "an open Internet is essential to the American economy, and increasingly to our very way of life." In a written statement, Obama asked the...Show More Summary
In a huge victory for net neutrality proponents, President Obama on Monday urged the Federal Communications Commission to reclassify the Internet as a utility and prevent internet service providers (ISPs) from selectively controlling access to the web. Show More Summary
Today U.S. president Barack Obama announced his support for Net Neutrality and asked the FCC to “reclassify consumer broadband service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act.” In a press statement, Obama summarized his requests in four points: No blocking. If a consumer requests access to a website or service, and the content is legal, your ISP should […]
In response to Kay Hagan Airs Last Minute Obama Endorsement: Charlie Crist just did the same thing here in Florida. Obama's robocall for Hagan is probably a last ditch effort to get out the black vote for her close race with Tillis.Show More Summary
After spending much of her time keeping some distance between her and the Obama administration, as have most Democrats this cycle, North Carolina Democrat incumbent Sen Kay Hagan went up with a last minute Obama endorsement in the form of a radio ad. Show More Summary
After spending much of her reelection bid distancing herself from President Obama, a new radio ad is making the rounds featuring Obama endorsing Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC). “Voting's easy. Just stand with me, President Obama, and take responsibility...Show More Summary
A Florida candidate touted an endorsement from President Obama online that wasn't actually real. It was fake and riddled with typos, but he claims he thought it was a real endorsement.
Turns out that not everyone running from office is trying to distance themselves from the president.
President Obama took to the airwaves this afternoon to endorse Michelle Nunn. Unsurprisingly, Republicans have pounced on the quote and exclaimed a Michelle Nunn victory will usher in a new era of liberal darkness. You can listen toShow More Summary
There have been some recent grumbles about President Obama dipping his toe into District politics with his endorsement Monday of mayoral candidate Muriel E. Bowser, but the D.C. mayor is not one of those grumbling. “I think it’s wonderful that he has endorsed Muriel Bowser,” Vincent C. Gray (D) said at a Wednesday news conference where […]
President Obama endorsed Democratic Councilmember Muriel Bowser's bid for mayor of Washington, D.C., calling her a "champion for working and middle-class families."
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Remember when President Obama stopped at Arthur Bryant's Barbecue last month? NPR reports that he dined with four locals. While approaching the table with his food, the president had to comment on the size of the 44-ounce sodas: "When they...
DESPITE? Hawaii Governor Loses Democratic Primary Despite Obama Endorsement. “President Barack Obama endorsed him, but incumbent Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie lost his Democratic primary to a challenger Saturday. Abercrombie, a longtime Democratic officeholder in the state, was ousted by state Sen. Show More Summary
End-of-day news: Muriel Bowser rumored to get Michelle Obama endorsement, that New York Times Mag cover art explained, and more. [ more › ]
Turns out our pie-loving barbecue-eating president also really enjoys seafood. According to The Hill, Barack Obama grabbed dinner with the first lady and senior adviser Valerie Jarrett at Fiola Mare in Washington, D.C. last night. The Georgetown restaurant, which...
Our fancy sushi-loving Starbucks-drinking president made a stop in Kansas City yesterday to eat barbecue. According to Reuters, President Barack Obama dined at the famed Arthur Bryant's with four residents who "have written him with their concerns about the...
At a town hall even in the U.S. capitol on Monday, President Obama unequivocally endorsed making Washington, D.C., the 51st U.S. state. "I'm in D.C., so I'm for it," he said in response to an audience question. "Folks in D.C. pay taxes like everybody else. Show More Summary
I recently saw a tweet that referenced a May 2014 that was sent to President Obama and his administration: “REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT BETTER HEALTH CARE AND LOWER COSTS: ACCELERATING IMPROVEMENT THROUGH SYSTEMS ENGINEERING.” The report was written by the “President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology,” or PCAST, and a working group that […]