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President Barack Obama
January 15, 2016
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan:
President Barack Obama delivered his final State of the Union address Tuesday night before an almost-full joint session of Congress. Almost full because of the empty seat next to first lady Michelle Obama. The White House stated, “We leave one seat empty in the First Lady’s State...
January 15, 2016 - 12:43am
July 1, 2015
Byron York: GOP is seeking to counter Obama’s winning streak
Republicans have tried to pin the lame duck label on President Obama for quite a while now. But for a lame duck, Obama is doing pretty well. He won on Obamacare. He won on gay marriage. He won on trade. His party was even able to leverage a horrendous crime — the killings in Charleston...
July 1, 2015 - 12:17am
June 5, 2014
President Obama, first lady to visit Standing Rock Reservation
President Barack Obama and the first lady will visit the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation on Friday, June 13. U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp will join the president and first lady during their visit. The last time a sitting president visited Indian Country was in 1999 when President...
June 5, 2014 - 9:33am
May 24, 2014
Obama to soon visit N.D. Indian reservation, Washington Post reports
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- President Barack Obama will visit a North Dakota Indian reservation in June, The Washington Post is reporting, citing anonymous sources within the administration. If it happens, it will mark a rare visit by a sitting president to Indian country and Obama's...
May 24, 2014 - 4:20pm
November 14, 2013
Obamacare: Obama says he will allow old plans
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scrambling to fix flaws in his signature healthcare law, President Barack Obama on Thursday announced a plan...
November 14, 2013 - 11:30am
October 1, 2013
White House rejects latest Republican offer to end shutdown
By Thomas Ferraro and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House rejected a Republican plan to reopen portions of the U.S....
October 1, 2013 - 1:16pm
August 24, 2013
Nat Hentoff: The odds are now growing our Constitution will pulverize Obama
I’d previously doubted that the deeply concerned bipartisan rebellion in and out of Congress against President Barack Obama’s contemptuous spying on all of us would have lasting impact on him or any of his successors who believe the president is the rule of law. I spoke...
August 24, 2013 - 10:40pm
May 30, 2013
Nat Hentoff: Civics classes back to basics: Obama impeachment
In 1798, only seven years after the First Amendment was ratified as part of the Constitution, President John Adams undermined the First Amendment by pushing the Alien and Sedition Acts through Congress. This law subjected citizens to imprisonment for speech that brought the president...
May 30, 2013 - 11:13pm
February 1, 2013
Donald Kaul: Obama’s Battle Hymn of the Republic
I don’t think President Barack Obama gave a good inaugural address this time. I think it was a great one. He began with the principles of freedom and equality that inform our founding document, the Declaration of Independence, and followed our journey through the many struggles...
February 1, 2013 - 11:50pm
October 3, 2012
First presidential debate sets up moment of high-risk theater
DENVER (AP) — President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney come face to face for the first time in this presidential campaign Wednesday...
October 3, 2012 - 4:09pm
September 15, 2012
Gene Lyons: Yes, Obama likes to win
Breaking news: According to a front-page profile in the New York Times, President Barack Obama is an extremely competitive individual who doesn’t like to lose. Imagine that! The first African-American man to climb the slippery ladder to the White House has an edge to his personality....
September 15, 2012 - 3:31am