On November 4, 2008, more than 69.4 million Americans voted for then-Sen. Barack Obama (D-Illinois) to become the 44th president of the United States — and the first African-American to hold the position. Obama, then 47, earned 365 electoral votes and nearly 53% of the popular vote in a wider-than-expected margin of victory. Show More Summary
Submitted by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, We just got another extremely disappointing GDP number. It was being projected that U.S. GDP would grow by 2.5 percent during the second quarter of 2016, but instead it only grew by just 1.2 percent. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama recently signed a law aimed at addressing the burgeoning opioid crisis in the US. While the law was undoubtedly a step forward for a gridlocked Congress, it won't affect one of the crisis' most intractable problems...Show More Summary
Donald Trump and Mike Pence may need to make communication great again. Pence, speaking to conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt on Friday morning, chafed at President Barack Obama's prime-time convention speech in which he labeled Trump a homegrown demogogue. Show More Summary
In a few months, Barack Obama will become the fifth post-World War II president to serve two full terms. The Washington Monthly’s Martin Longman thinks Obama tops the other four in terms of “popularity and moral credibility,” as indicated...Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton could potentially overtake President Barack Obama’s record as the most pro-abortion president in U.S. history if she wins the election, and Planned Parenthood just confirmed it. In a new letter to supporters, Dawn Laguens, vice president of the abortion giant’s political arm, said the 2016 presidential election is critical to the future of […]
The Democratic National Convention may have served as a pointed and optimistic retort to Donald Trump’s dark and gloomy vision of America. It may have done the impossible and gotten Republicans to praise President Barack Obama and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton gave a personal (read: boring) speech at the Democratic National Convention that left the crowd roaring. But Malia Obama wasn’t there! How dare she? Who does the oldest daughter of President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama think she is?! This is just a thought, but maybe Malia Obama is just a […]
You might've heard that there's a presidential election going on, and it's taking a toll on plenty of people's mental health. Really. So it might be time to imagine another political world — a fake one. Barack Obama might be our first...Show More Summary
I was recently reading a July issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) when a special communication written by Barack Obama, J.D., caught my eye (JAMA; Published online July 11, 2016). It was the first article I had ever read in a medical journal that was written by a president of the United States. Show More Summary
He probably doesn’t approve of the bizarre hijinks they got around to on the set of the movie either , but for now, let’s stick to the comic book version of America’s incumbent President. Read more...
That Bernie Sanders Bill Clinton Barack Obama Hillary Clinton guy gal, he she oughta run for president some day! OK, I was all set to finally abandon this joke, but I realized that it gave me the fun opportunity to scratch out “guy,” too! The convention’s over, and the contest begins in earnest. Show More Summary
Erica Torres is one of the estimated 1.4 million Californians who live without health insurance largely because they are undocumented. She was hopeful when President Barack Obama expanded deportation-...
#CinnamonHitler https://t.co/tFRlQhzW18https://t.co/woODBIaCoj — The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) July 29, 2016 Trevor Noah is confident that President Barack Obama will be remembered long after his term officially ends in January. IfShow More Summary
US President Barack Obama favours Hillary Clinton's Democratic Party nomination for the presidential post.
A video detailing Hillary Clinton’s life and career played just before the presidential nominee took the stage at the 2016 Democratic National Convention on Thursday night. President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton were...Show More Summary
PHILADELPHIA ? The Hillary Clinton campaign has posted photos taken backstage Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention. Clinton, President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton, Vice President Joe Biden and vice presidential...Show More Summary
To modernize a cliche, a photo is worth 1,000 likes, or at least 136,000 if this election’s most popular Instagram post means anything. “We love you back, President Obama,” Hillary Clinton wrote in a post on Instagram, accompanying a photo of herself embracing the president at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday. Show More Summary
Last night at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia a murderer’s row of party leaders, from Vice President Joe Biden to vice presidential hopeful Tim Kaine to President-in-Winter Barack Obama, tore into Republican candidate Donald Trump as being temperamentally, philosophically, and emotionally unfit for the presidency. Show More Summary
by Nate Gowdy Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention featured a roster of political powerhouses and culminated in President Barack Obama's impassioned speech. Seattle-based photographer Nate Gowdy was there to capture it all. Show More Summary