Posts Tagged ‘Obama’

The Doug Jones Coalition – Slate Magazine

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Slate MagazineThe Doug Jones CoalitionSlate MagazineDemocrats feel momentum in Alabama, but they’ll need black and white voters to beat Roy Moore. By Jamelle Bouie. Politics-171210-Jones Jones greets supporters at Alabama State University in Montgomery. Jamelle Bouie. BIRMINGHAM, Alabama—Roy Moore …and more »

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Alabama, Despite History of Unruly Politics, Has ‘Never Seen Anything Like This’ – New York Times

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

New York TimesAlabama, Despite History of Unruly Politics, Has ‘Never Seen Anything Like This’New York TimesMONTGOMERY, Ala. — “I don’t think you can compare this one with anything,” said Bill Baxley, 76, whose first foray into Alabama state politics was as attorney general nearly five decades ago. “I haven’t seen in my lifetime — a long time, I’m 83 going …and more »

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Bitter Senate race tests Alabama’s image in the country — and at home – Washington Post

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

Washington PostBitter Senate race tests Alabama’s image in the country — and at homeWashington PostBIRMINGHAM, Ala. — For many Alabama voters, unaccustomed to a competitive election and the national attention that has come with it, the bitter showdown between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones has become something more personal than a …Where’s Roy? Days before Alabama election, Moore disappears from campaign trailUSA TODAYBooker, Patrick rally black Alabamians for JonesPoliticoAlabama, Despite History of Unruly Politics, Has ‘Never Seen Anything Like This’New York TimesThe Hill -CNN -Los Angeles Times -NBCNews.comall 805 news articles »

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White House says questioning Trump’s health based on slurring is ‘ridiculous.’ Has it forgotten 2016? – Washington Post

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Washington PostWhite House says questioning Trump’s health based on slurring is ‘ridiculous.’ Has it forgotten 2016?Washington PostThe Trump White House is apparently where self-awareness goes to die. After Candidate Trump attacked President Barack Obama relentlessly for golfing, President Trump has golfed more than Obama. After Candidate Trump ran the most bare-knuckle campaign …Sarah Sanders said the 2016 election ended the debate about Trump’s treatment of women. Not exactly.CNNTrump Is Fine, White House Says, And Will Get a Physical Soon To Prove ItHuffPostTrump holds first White House Hanukkah partyThe HillPolitico -Fox News -U.S. News & World Report -The White House (blog)all 252 news articles »

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In 2017, Barack Obama beat Donald Trump . . . at retweets – Washington Post

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Washington PostIn 2017, Barack Obama beat Donald Trump . . . at retweetsWashington PostFirst things first: The most-retweeted tweet of 2017 — and for that matter, of all time — was by a teenager who wanted Wendy’s to give him free chicken nuggets. [Earlier: Congrats, the most-retweeted tweet ever is now a teen’s plea to a brand for …Daily on Energy: Trump faces climate court challenge from kidsWashington ExaminerObama’s former chief economic adviser tells us what is really going on in the economyBusiness InsiderChicken Nugget Guy, Obama Among Most Retweeted of 2017U.S. News & World ReportBloomberg -Politico -CBS News -The Guardianall 52

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God’s Plan for Mike Pence – The Atlantic

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

The AtlanticGod’s Plan for Mike PenceThe AtlanticSubscribe to The Atlantic’s Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. No man can serve two masters, the Bible teaches, but Mike Pence is giving it his all. It’s a sweltering September afternoon in Anderson, Indiana …Pence told RNC he could replace Trump on ticket after ‘Access Hollywood’ tape came out: reportThe HillMike Pence’s Wife Thinks Donald Trump Is ‘Reprehensible’ and ‘Totally Vile’NewsweekReport: Mike Pence Offered to Replace Trump on GOP Ticket After the Access Hollywood TapeSlate MagazineDaily Beast -TPM -Washington Examiner -Christian Postall 37 news articles »

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Is US foreign policy at a crossroads? – Aljazeera.com

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

Aljazeera.comIs US foreign policy at a crossroads?Aljazeera.comIn a span of 24 hours Trump threatens to destroy North Korea and chips away at the so-called US-UK special relationship. Inside Story 01 Dec 2017 20:39 GMT United States, Donald Trump, Politics, United Kingdom · Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker …History is the best teacher when it comes to handling North KoreaThe HillRational accommodationism in the White HouseHill Timesall 19 news articles »

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As Obama Warns Modi, Ivanka Given Lavish Welcome in India – Newsweek

Friday, December 1st, 2017

NewsweekAs Obama Warns Modi, Ivanka Given Lavish Welcome in IndiaNewsweekIndia’s politicians and media revel in making an enormous fuss of visiting foreign leaders, especially when they are flooded with compliments in return. This week there has been one American leader – former President Barack Obama, who slipped in …Former President Barack Obama: ‘Think before you tweet’Fox NewsBarack Obama discusses Fox News at Hindustan Times Leadership SummitAOLBarack Obama’s HTLS address was diplomacy at its best: Former US president steered clear of controversyFirstpostElite Daily -The Hindu -Hollywood Reporter -Scroll.inall 196 news articles »

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Report: Trump continues to question Obama’s birth certificate – CNN

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

CNNReport: Trump continues to question Obama’s birth certificateCNNWashington (CNN) President Donald Trump has continued to question the legitimacy of former President Barack Obama’s birth certificate during private conversations in recent months, The New York Times reported, citing advisers who discussed Trump’s …Obama might not be the president, but Modi and Xi still want to meet with himQuartzThe Birther’s Back: Trump Reportedly Reignites Racist Lie About ObamaHuffPostObama Set to Meet With World Leaders in China, IndiaWashington Free BeaconThe Hill (blog) -Times of Indiaall 52 news articles »

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Lansbury Says Women Must Take Some Blame For Sex Harassment

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017


In the wake of an outpouring of sexual misconduct allegations against men in the entertainment industry, media and politics in recent weeks, British-born actress Angela Lansbury has said that women are partially…

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Trump could be on track to triple Obama’s time on the golf course – CNN

Sunday, November 26th, 2017

CNNTrump could be on track to triple Obama’s time on the golf courseCNNWashington (CNN) President Donald Trump could be on track to spend as much as triple the time former President Barack Obama did on the golf course in his first year in office — and to play more than former President George W. Bush did in eight years …Obama ethics chief warns Trump: Tweet on CNN could be evidence in AT&T caseThe Hill (blog)Trump goes golfing with Jack Nicklaus, one day after hitting the links with Tiger WoodsABC NewsHow Trump and congress are erasing the last 20 yearsSalonOdessa

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Malia Obama Maligned and Defended for Being a Regular Person – The Root

Saturday, November 25th, 2017

The RootMalia Obama Maligned and Defended for Being a Regular PersonThe RootMalia Obama leaves the State Dining room of the White House , Jan. 12, 2017, in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images). The oldest daughter of former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama is back in the news just for being …and more »

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Ivanka Trump: Malia Obama should be ‘OFF limits’ to the media – AOL

Saturday, November 25th, 2017

AOLIvanka Trump: Malia Obama should be ‘OFF limits’ to the mediaAOLIvanka Trump condemned recent media coverage of Malia Obama’s social life at Harvard University, where the former first daughter is a freshman. Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton also called out the coverage as unethical “clickbait.” …and more »

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Ivanka Trump and Chelsea Clinton Defend Malia Obama’s Right to Privacy – PEOPLE.com

Saturday, November 25th, 2017

PEOPLE.comIvanka Trump and Chelsea Clinton Defend Malia Obama’s Right to PrivacyPEOPLE.comTrump and Clinton spoke out on Twitter in defense of the 19-year-old’s right to privacy as she navigates life as a freshman at Harvard University. “Malia Obama should be allowed the same privacy as her school aged peers,” Trump, 36, tweeted on Friday.Ivanka Trump and Chelsea Clinton Agree: Media Should Leave Malia Obama AloneSlate Magazine (blog)Ivanka Trump, Chelsea Clinton defend Malia Obama against media after viral video shows her smokingNew York Daily NewsIvanka Trump: Malia Obama should be ‘OFF limits’ to the mediaAOLHollywood Reporter -The Independent -Economic Times -WCPOall 34 news articles »

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Ivanka Trump and Chelsea Clinton come to Malia Obama’s defense – Washington Post

Friday, November 24th, 2017

Washington PostIvanka Trump and Chelsea Clinton come to Malia Obama’s defenseWashington PostMembers of the First Daughters’ Club sprung into action Friday afternoon when one of their own came under attack. This week, conservative media outlets and tabloids have been circulating and reporting on videos that they claim show Malia Obama …At least 235 killed in Egypt mosque attackCBS NewsIvanka Trump Says Malia Obama Should Be ‘Off Limits’ to MediaBloombergIvanka Trump: Malia Obama should be ‘OFF limits’ to the mediaBusiness InsiderUSA TODAY -PEOPLE.com -HuffPost -The Hill (blog)all 161 news articles »

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Cat hair tied to woman accused of sending bombs to Abbott, Obama – mySanAntonio.com

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

mySanAntonio.comCat hair tied to woman accused of sending bombs to Abbott, ObamamySanAntonio.comJulia Poff, shown here in an old mug shot, is accused of mailing bombs to Gov. Greg Abbott and former President Barack Obama. Julia Poff, shown here in an old mug shot, is accused of mailing bombs to Gov. Greg Abbott and former President Barack Obama …and more »

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Cat hair leads to arrest of woman for sending explosives to Obama – New York Daily News

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

New York Daily NewsCat hair leads to arrest of woman for sending explosives to ObamaNew York Daily NewsCat hair “shed” light on the identity of a Texas woman accused of sending explosives to Barack Obama. Julia Poff, a 46-year-old from outside Houston, is charged in federal court with sending explosives in 2016 to the then-president, Texas Gov. Greg …Texas woman charged with mailing explosives to Obama, Texas gov.The Hill (blog)Texas Court: Woman Tried to Bomb Obama, Greg Abbott With Cigarette Packet and Salad Dressing CapNewsweekTexas Woman Accused of Sending Explosives to Obama, Gov. AbbottDaily BeastRaw Story -KHOUall 21 news articles »

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The Big Blue Losers in the GOP Tax Plans – The Atlantic

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

The AtlanticThe Big Blue Losers in the GOP Tax PlansThe AtlanticSubscribe to The Atlantic’s Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. It’s difficult to say whether the tax legislation Republicans are driving through Congress qualifies as a revenue bill—or an enemies list. It isn …and more »

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WATCH LIVE: President Trump Pardons His First Turkey – NPR

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

NPRWATCH LIVE: President Trump Pardons His First TurkeyNPRYes, this White House tradition happened again. The president pardoned a pair of turkeys Tuesday. They have punny names again — “Wishbone” and “Drumstick.” And the White House even continued what’s become an annual Twitter survey on which bird …With turkey pardon, Trump spares Drumstick and Wishbone from Thanksgiving dinnerUSA TODAYTrump pardons Thanksgiving turkey, jokes about overturning Obama’sThe Hill (blog)Trump pardons Thanksgiving turkey – live-streamCBS NewsCNBC -Washington Examiner -Fox News -Pittsburgh Post-Gazetteall 190 news articles »

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Texas Woman with ‘F**k Trump’ Sticker adds new Message: ‘F**k Troy Nehls’

Monday, November 20th, 2017

A Texas sheriff says he’s disgusted after a woman he threatened with disorderly conduct charges for a “Fuck Trump” sticker on her truck added a new message.
“Fuck Troy Nehls and fuck you for voting for him,” a new sticker reads.
Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy E. Nehls, who is considering a bid for Congress, posted to Facebook last week threatening the owner of the truck with a sticker that says “Fuck Trump and fuck you for voting for him.”
Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy E. Nehls.
“I have received numerous calls regarding the offensive display on this truck as it is often

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Republicans Are Throwing Away Their Shot at Tax Reform – The Atlantic

Monday, November 20th, 2017

The AtlanticRepublicans Are Throwing Away Their Shot at Tax ReformThe AtlanticSubscribe to The Atlantic’s Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. America badly needs corporate tax reform. The United States pretends to tax corporations heavily. But those heavy tax rates are perforated by …Republicans’ Sprint to a Tax Overhaul: Public Votes, Private TalksBloomberg14 things you may not know about GOP tax reform billsMLive.comLiberals have lost their minds over the Republican tax billThe Week MagazineSalon -Politico -The Denver Post -Pittsburgh Post-Gazetteall 195 news articles »

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The Note: Thanks Mr. President. In politics and personal relations, Trump demands loyalty – ABC News

Monday, November 20th, 2017

ABC NewsThe Note: Thanks Mr. President. In politics and personal relations, Trump demands loyaltyABC NewsIn this Nov. 15, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington.more +. Shares. Email. The TAKE with Rick Klein. As a nation slows down to give thanks this week, President Donald Trump …Congress’s Sprint to a Tax Overhaul: Public Votes, Private TalksBloombergTax bill reflects rift between many Republicans and higher educationWashington Post5 times Republicans admitted they work for rich donorsSalonThe Denver Post -U.S. News & World Report -The Hill -Los Angeles Timesall 95 news articles »

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Hillary Clinton: Trump ‘is obsessed’ with me – Politico

Sunday, November 19th, 2017

PoliticoHillary Clinton: Trump ‘is obsessed’ with mePoliticoFormer secretary of state and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Saturday described President Donald Trump as “obsessed” with her continued public presence. “Apparently, you know, my former opponent is obsessed with my speaking …The Hillary EffectNew York TimesPanetta on Lewinsky affair: Bill Clinton ‘more than paid the price’CNNSexual harassment and worse will plague politics until we get past tribalismUSA TODAYThe Hill -Fox News -Salon -PEOPLE.comall 503 news articles »

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‘Saturday Night Live’ Takes Aim at Al Franken, an ‘SNL’ Alumnus – New York Times

Sunday, November 19th, 2017

New York Times’Saturday Night Live’ Takes Aim at Al Franken, an ‘SNL’ AlumnusNew York TimesIt’s a question that has hovered over nearly every new episode of “Saturday Night Live” this season: How will this sketch show, which sits at the intersection of pop culture and politics, handle the latest accusation of sexual misconduct by a prominent …’Saturday Night Live’ blasts alum Sen. Al Franken for sexual misconduct accusationsNew York Daily News’SNL’ chastises alum Al Franken over sexual misconduct during ‘Weekend Update’USA TODAY’SNL’ Skewers Former Cast Member Al FrankenHuffPostEW.com (blog) -Variety -CNNMoney -Washington Examinerall 21 news articles »

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President Obama’s pricey Martha’s Vineyard vacation home is on the market – New York Daily News

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

New York Daily NewsPresident Obama’s pricey Martha’s Vineyard vacation home is on the marketNew York Daily NewsThe Chilmark, Massachussetts home once rented by President Barack Obama and his family is on the market for $17.75 million. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images). BY Megan Cerullo. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Saturday, November 18, 2017, 5:18 PM.and more »

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Former Head of US Homeland Security Ridge in Critical Condition – U.S. News & World Report

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

U.S. News & World ReportFormer Head of US Homeland Security Ridge in Critical ConditionU.S. News & World ReportFILE PHOTO: Former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge walks toward an interview site before Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and U.S. President Barack Obama meet in the final U.S. presidential debate in Boca Raton, Florida, U.S., October …Tom Ridge in critical condition after cardiac procedureCBS NewsFormer Pa. Gov. and US Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge in critical condition in Texas hospitalPhilly.comall 26 news articles »

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Trophies from elephant hunts in Zimbabwe were banned in the US Trump just reversed that. – Washington Post

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Washington PostTrophies from elephant hunts in Zimbabwe were banned in the US Trump just reversed that.Washington PostThe Trump administration announced Wednesday that the remains of elephants legally hunted in Zimbabwe and Zambia can now be imported to the United States as trophies, reversing a ban under former president Barack Obama. African elephants are …US to allow imports of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe, ZambiaCNNTrump to allow imports of African elephant trophiesThe HillTrump administration to lift ban on importing elephant trophies from Zimbabwe, ZambiaNew York Daily NewsNew York Post -BuzzFeed News -Gizmodo -ABC Newsall 22 news articles »

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Trump represents the US far better in Asia trip than Obama ever did – Fox News

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Fox NewsTrump represents the US far better in Asia trip than Obama ever didFox NewsPresident Trump speaks to reporters on Air Force One, says he made a lot of progress on trade and security. President Trump did us all proud on his Asia trip – at least those of us who are still prouder to be Americans rather than citizens of the world.and more »

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Trump, who labeled Rubio a ‘choke artist’ for needing water during speech, needs water during speech – Washington Post

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Washington PostTrump, who labeled Rubio a ‘choke artist’ for needing water during speech, needs water during speechWashington PostA few years back, Sen. Marco Rubio got a little parched and needed to awkwardly swig from a bottle of water during his Republican response to President Obama’s State of the Union address. For this, Donald Trump relentlessly ridiculed Rubio …Rubio: Trump ‘needs to work’ on water drinking formPoliticoTrump pauses Asia speech for waterThe HillMy Fellow Americans … I’m ThirstyNew York TimesCBS News -ABC News -NBCNews.com -Business Insiderall 65 news articles »

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Miami’s Outgoing Mayor Remembers Life in Public Service

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Tomas Regalado wraps up a 22 year stint in Miami politics, first elected as a commissioner in 1996 and then winning the mayor’s post in 2009.Photo Credit: Getty Images

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