In our latest post on the Puerto Rico bond saga, we discussed President Obama’s signing of a new law that created a financial oversight board (FOB) responsible for approving the restructuring of the U.S. territory’s $70 billion debt....Show More Summary
We are in the midst of one of the most historically important indigenous unity events in history.
Click here for reuse options! In this time of polarization, there may be only momentary snapshots of what dialogue might look like for Americans, but apparently, it’s the best we can do. Here at the end of President Obama’s final term...Show More Summary
Donald Trump again at Monday night’s debate accused a Hillary Clinton ally of spreading the birther rumor about President Obama during the 2008 campaign, when Clinton and Obama were competitors. … Click to Continue »
Hillary Clinton accused Donald Trump of building his political career on a "racist birther lie" that President Obama was not born in the United States. Trump admitted for the first time earlier this month that Obama was, in fact, born in Hawaii. "And the birther lie was a very hurtful one. You know, Barack Obama is […]
Donald Trump said he did a “great job and great service” in raising questions on President Obama’s birthplace, but the GOP nominee continued to stoke doubts about Obama’s heritage long after the president released definitive proof of his Hawaii birth. "I was the one who got him to produce the birth...
Clinton-Trump debate updates: Both will try to appeal to skeptical voters Sept. 26, 2016, 4:33 p.m. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will both try to leverage what is likely to be their single biggest audience to reshape negative views of them. Tonight's debate comes with Super Bowl-level hype...
A leader from the Crow Nation gifted him with a headpiece
The slow-growth, anti-development sentiment sweeping Los Angeles isn’t just a problem for struggling renters and wannabe homeowners. It’s a threat to the national economy. So says the Obama administration, which released a paper Monday calling on cities to loosen restrictions on new development....
President Obama donned a Native American hat and blanket at his eighth and final White House Tribal Nations conference.
I am so angry. I'm angry that nearly 1 in 5 Americans still believe President Obama is not from our country. I'm angry that violent and deplorable people are throwing a fit about being called what they are. I'm angry that Donald Trump is breaking down our societal norms in a disgusting and methodical way. Show More Summary
Presidents are often wary of wearing ceremonial or unusual hats — for good reason. On Monday, President Obama showed he was no exception. As Obama took the stage at the White House Tribal Nations Conference, the assembled leaders burst into an honor song and prepared to drape him in a specially designed ceremonial blanket. So […]
The White House announced today that President Obama will be joined by Leonardo DiCaprio to talk about ways to combat climate change at the first South By South Lawn conference. The announcement was made with a tweet that included an...Show More Summary
President Obama spoke today at the White House Tribal Nations Conference to address issues of extreme importance to America's Native American population. But Twitter, because it's Twitter, had more of a field day with the tribal garb he was given to wear.
Under the default constitutional rule, all federal officials are nominated by the president with the “advice and consent of the Senate.” But sometimes, when an unexpected vacancy arises, appointing and confirming a replacement can take a while. Show More Summary
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In advance of Monday’s debate, Republicans have been pounding on the moment from 2012 when CNN anchor Candy Crowley corrected a false assertion by Mitt Romney. He said President Obama had not characterized the Benghazi attack as an "act of terror" the day following the assault on the U.S. Show More Summary
Note to Washington restaurants hosting the Obamas: Forget that private VIP room — they like sitting among the people. During an interview that aired Sunday night with Anthony Bourdain, the host of the CNN travel show “Parts Unknown,” President Obama revealed some of his culinary preferences. (Ketchup for anyone over the age of 8, for example, is […]
(Paul Mirengoff) In writing about the pathetic efforts of John Kerry to arrange a cease fire in Syria, I’ve referred to the Secretary of State as the village idiot. But what about President Obama? Though his intellect may be overrated, he’s anything but an idiot. Show More Summary
President Obama remembered Arnold Palmer for his swagger, his fearlessness and his generosity.