Posts Tagged ‘Obama’

The War in Afghanistan: By the Numbers

Monday, August 21st, 2017

The 16-year conflict in Afghanistan has cost thousands of lives and billions of dollars, as NBC News reports, and it has now spread across three presidential administrations. Then-President Barack Obama ended…Photo Credit: Steve Ruark/AP (File)

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‘Barry & Joe’: Animated Show Sends Obama, Biden Back in Time

Saturday, August 19th, 2017


The friendship between former President Barack Obama and former Vice President Joe Biden is being immortalized in a new show titled “Barry & Joe: The Animated Series”, created by director and writer Adam…

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The Trumps Will Skip The Kennedy Center Honors Events Amid A Growing Celebrity Boycott – BuzzFeed News

Saturday, August 19th, 2017

BuzzFeed NewsThe Trumps Will Skip The Kennedy Center Honors Events Amid A Growing Celebrity BoycottBuzzFeed NewsTwo of this years honorees had said they would not attend any White House events in protest against Trump’s politics. Posted on August 19, 2017, at 4:43 a.m.. David Mack. BuzzFeed News Reporter. Share On facebook Share · Share On vk Share · Share On …and more »

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Famed Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco to Teach at FIU

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Famed Miami poet Richard Blanco, who served as the poet at President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, will guide young minds at his alma mater this new school year.Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Trump ends plans for his Council on Infrastructure – CNN

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

CNNTrump ends plans for his Council on InfrastructureCNN(CNN) President Donald Trump has ended plans for an Advisory Council on Infrastructure, according to a White House official, ending a panel that was created by an executive order the President signed in July. The move comes a day after Trump disbanded …White House disbands another advisory council, this one on infrastructureWashington PostTrump scraps infrastructure council planBBC NewsTrump Rolls Back Obama-Era Flood Standards For Infrastructure ProjectsNPRThe Hill -Bloomberg -USA TODAY -CBS Newsall 373 news articles »

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Obama’s Response to Charlottesville Shatters Twitter Record – NBCNews.com

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

NBCNews.comObama’s Response to Charlottesville Shatters Twitter RecordNBCNews.comFormer President Barack Obama’s response to the deadly car attack and violent protests during a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, Saturday is now the most-liked tweet of all time. Obama’s record-breaking tweet included a photo of …and more »

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CEOs Long Avoided Politics. Trump Is Changing the Calculus. – New York Times

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

New York TimesCEOs Long Avoided Politics. Trump Is Changing the Calculus.New York TimesPresident Trump’s business councils have disbanded over his remarks on white supremacists. Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York Times. The bar for a chief executive of a public corporation to repudiate a United States president is extraordinarily high.and more »

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Trump to reverse Obama-era order aimed at planning for climate change – The Denver Post

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

The Denver PostTrump to reverse Obama-era order aimed at planning for climate changeThe Denver PostPresident Donald Trump, accompanied by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, calls on a reporter while meeting the media in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. By Darryl Fears and Steven Mufson | The Washington Post.and more »

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Obama’s response to Charlottesville violence is the most liked tweet in Twitter’s history – Washington Post

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Washington PostObama’s response to Charlottesville violence is the most liked tweet in Twitter’s historyWashington PostUnlike some former presidents, Barack Obama is showing no signs of completely abandoning public life. Since leaving office, Obama has commented on major events or controversies, including the terrorist attack in Manchester, England, and Sen.Obama tolerance tweet becomes most likedBBC NewsObama’s Response to the Charlottesville Violence is the Most Liked Tweet of all TimeTIMEObama’s Charlottesville tweet is now the most-liked tweet everABC NewsVariety -Sacramento Bee -Mashable -The Guardianall 24 news articles »

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Trump Signs Order Rolling Back Environmental Rules on Infrastructure – New York Times

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

New York TimesTrump Signs Order Rolling Back Environmental Rules on InfrastructureNew York TimesPresident Trump, with Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin and Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao, announcing the “streamlining” of permitting requirements for infrastructure projects. Credit Al Drago for The New York Times. WASHINGTON …Trump touts infrastructure order, but veers off messageThe HillTrump to reverse Obama-era order aimed at planning for climate changeWashington PostTrump Signs Order to Speed Up Public-Works PermitsBloombergReuters -BuzzFeed News -HuffPost -USA TODAYall 131 news articles »

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Obama’s Charlottesville Tweet One of the Most Popular Ever – Newsmax

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

NewsmaxObama’s Charlottesville Tweet One of the Most Popular EverNewsmaxFormer President Barack Obama’s Twitter post after the violence in Charlottesville, Va.is one of the most popular tweets ever, The Hill reports. Obama took to Twitter on Saturday night after a rally by white supremacists turned violent. “No one is born …and more »

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Protesters near Trump Tower rally in support of DACA, TPS – amNY

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

amNYProtesters near Trump Tower rally in support of DACA, TPSamNYActivists who want the Trump administration to maintain an Obama-era temporary amnesty program for young immigrants living illegally in the United States picketed near Trump Tower on the program’s fifth anniversary. Although President Donald Trump has …Protests and high-profile arrests mark the fifth anniversary of DACAThinkProgressDACA at 5: Open Border Activists Call for Trump’s Support, States Threaten LawsuitBreitbart NewsDem Rep. Arrested at White House Immigration ProtestWashington Free BeaconTPMall 93 news articles »

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Trump touts infrastructure order, but veers off message – The Hill

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

The HillTrump touts infrastructure order, but veers off messageThe HillNEW YORK — President Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday designed to significantly shorten the time it takes federal agencies to approve road, highway, bridge and other infrastructure projects. The directive establishes “one Federal decision …Trump To Scrap Obama-Era Rule To Protect Infrastructure From Climate-Change FloodingHuffPostNo one likes Trump’s new infrastructure orderThinkProgressTrump orders faster permitting on infrastructure projectsReutersUSA TODAY -U.S. News & World Report -The Daily Caller -The Fiscal Timesall 66 news articles »

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Why the Charlottesville Marchers Were Obsessed With Jews – The Atlantic

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

The AtlanticWhy the Charlottesville Marchers Were Obsessed With JewsThe AtlanticSubscribe to The Atlantic’s Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. The “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville was ostensibly about protecting a statue of Robert E. Lee. It was about asserting the legitimacy of …What Jewish Children Learned From CharlottesvilleNew York Times’To our Jewish guests’: A Swiss hotel singles out JewsWashington PostOutrage after Swiss hotel posts sign telling Jewish guests to shower before using poolNew York Daily NewsSFGate -HuffPost -New York Post -BBC Newsall 108 news articles »

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Trump to Roll Back Obama’s Flood Standards for Infrastructure – New York Times

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

New York TimesTrump to Roll Back Obama’s Flood Standards for InfrastructureNew York TimesWorkers installed drainage pipes and a water pump station in Miami Beach in 2014 to mitigate flooding from rising seas. Representative Carlos Curbelo, Republican of Florida, said South Florida is “on the front lines” of climate change. Credit Joe …OPINION | Why Trump is better for black America than Obama ever wasThe Hill (blog)Trump: You Can Tell When He Means ItNational ReviewTrump to revoke Obama-era flood risk building standardsReutersThe Mercury News -The Daily Caller -Mother Jones -Natural Resources Defense Councilall 38 news articles »

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The latest CEO departures from Trump business council show how difficult it is to separate business from politics – Washington Post

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Washington PostThe latest CEO departures from Trump business council show how difficult it is to separate business from politicsWashington PostUnder Armour’s Kevin Plank and Intel’s Brian Krzanich are the latest CEOs to ditch President Trump’s American Manufacturing Council after Trump’s waffling on condemning the hate groups that sparked deadly violence in Charlottesville over the weekend.Trump Blasts ‘Grandstanders’ as Another Business Leader Quits CouncilNBCNews.comTrump attacks CEO ‘grandstanders’ who quit his manufacturing councilPoliticoWho’s on and off Trump’s manufacturing council? Here’s the list.USA TODAYLos Angeles Times -NPR -The Hill -The Atlanticall 889 news articles »

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Former President Obama’s tweet goes viral – 10News

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

10NewsFormer President Obama’s tweet goes viral10NewsCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama’s tweet about the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, has become one of the platform’s most-liked posts. Obama tweeted Saturday night: “No one is born hating another person because of the …Political leaders from around US condemn white nationalist rally in CharlottesvilleRichmond.comall 79 news articles »

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Anniversary of DACA Protections Marked by Fear of Its End

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Immigrant rights groups and allies are marking the fifth anniversary of protections for young immigrants with rallies and demonstrations Tuesday, as the future of an Obama-era program remains uncertain under the…Photo Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images, File

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The Statues of Unliberty – The Atlantic

Monday, August 14th, 2017

The AtlanticThe Statues of UnlibertyThe AtlanticSubscribe to The Atlantic’s Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. Members of Congress publicly condemned the white nationalists who’d gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia, to protest the removal of a statue of …Sitting 26-Feet-High Atop A Horse, Gen. Lee Becomes A Lightning Rod For DiscontentNPRDo Confederate memorials honor soldiers killed in war or memorialize racism?Charlotte ObserverWhite Nationalists’ Protest Over Confederate Statue May End Up Getting Others RemovedTIMELos Angeles Times -Fox News -Vox -Mother Jonesall 172 news articles »

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Democrats use bus tour to criticize GOP health care vote – Washington Times

Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Washington TimesDemocrats use bus tour to criticize GOP health care voteWashington TimesIn this Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017 photo, U.S. Rep. David Young, R-Iowa, speaks with Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Linda Washburn, left, during a stop at the Glenwood City Hall, in Glenwood, Iowa. Conservatives in Young’s …Kaiser Health Tracking Poll – August 2017: The Politics of ACA Repeal and Replace EffortsKaiser Family Foundationall 475 news articles »

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‘Tonight’: Anthony Anderson Lost $300 to Obama in Golf Game

Thursday, August 10th, 2017


“Black-ish” star Anthony Anderson talks to Jimmy Fallon about ditching his family in Mexico to go play some golf with former President Barack Obama, NBA star Chris Paul and Olympian Michael Phelps.

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How the White House’s Immigration Reforms Might Backfire – The Atlantic

Monday, August 7th, 2017

The AtlanticHow the White House’s Immigration Reforms Might BackfireThe AtlanticSubscribe to The Atlantic’s Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. Trump adviser Stephen Miller says the new White House plan to amend U.S. immigration law, introduced by Senators Tom Cotton and David Perdue, is …White House policies have sanctioned discrimination and targeted South Asians, ArabsThe Hill (blog)Avoiding the Trap of Immigration PornNew York TimesHeartless immigration policy afootmySanAntonio.comDesMoinesRegister.com -STLtoday.com -Wall Street Journal (subscription) -Seattle Globalistall 100 news articles »

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The leadership vacuum of American politics | Farmer – NJ.com

Saturday, August 5th, 2017

NJ.comThe leadership vacuum of American politics | FarmerNJ.comThe political health of the country may actually be worse than the appalling fact that an ignorant, incompetent Donald Trump is president. What could possibly be worse: The reality that the country is living with a dangerous vacuum when neither major …and more »

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Most Googled Questions About Obama Since He Left Office

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Here are answers to the five most-searched questions about former President Barack Obama since he left office on Jan. 20, according to Google Trends.

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By end of August, Trump will have spent three times as many days at leisure as Obama – Washington Post

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Moneycontrol.comBy end of August, Trump will have spent three times as many days at leisure as ObamaWashington PostIn mid-August 2011, then-non-politician Donald Trump levied a critique of President Barack Obama. @BarackObama played golf yesterday. Now he heads to a 10 day vacation in Martha’s Vineyard. Nice work ethic. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) …Flouting his own advice, Trump will take extended vacationABC NewsPresident Trump is going on vacation to Bedminster. His critics are going to hate itUSA TODAYTrump set to begin 17-day vacation at his NJ golf club: reportThe HillPolitico -HuffPost -CBS News -WHIOall 623 news articles »

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Trump warns of ‘dangerous low’ in Russia relations – CNN

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

CNNTrump warns of ‘dangerous low’ in Russia relationsCNNWashington (CNN) The United States and Russia are plunging deeper into their worst crisis since the Cold War, with politics in both nations outpacing the capacity of either government to mitigate the danger. President Donald Trump’s grudging signature …Trump: ‘Thank Congress’ for ‘all-time’ low in US-Russia tiesThe HillTrump blames Congress for ‘all-time’ low relationship with RussiaWashington PostTrump slams Congress for bringing Russia relations to ‘dangerous low’Fox NewsBusiness Insider -ABC News -Politico -U.S. News & World Reportall 196 news articles »

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Samsung Galaxy S4 – Android Headlines

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

NDTVSamsung Galaxy S4Android HeadlinesWhen United States of America’s current president, Barack Obama, took office in 2009 he wanted to keep his BlackBerry 8900 Curve. In what might seem like one of those rare occasions when somebody had to say, “No, Mr. President,” he was issued with a …It’s hard to care about the Galaxy Note 8 now that we’ve seen this stunning Note 9 renderBGRGalaxy Note 8 Leak ‘Confirms’ A Nasty SurpriseForbesBest Android phones you can buy [August 2017]9to5GoogleThe Verge -SlashGear -Engadget -Digital Trendsall 170 news articles »

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Can Arizona’s John McCain and Jeff Flake change the US Senate? – USA TODAY

Monday, July 31st, 2017

USA TODAYCan Arizona’s John McCain and Jeff Flake change the US Senate?USA TODAYArizona’s two Republican senators are making bold moves to combat the incivility and dysfunction that permeates U.S. politics today. Sen. John McCain, the six-term veteran and former GOP presidential nominee, in both word and deed, struck a blow last …Trump aims at insurers in battle over healthcare subsidiesReutersall 1,149 news articles »

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Michelle Obama Wishes Her Mom a Happy Birthday on Instagram

Monday, July 31st, 2017


Michelle Obama celebrated her mother’s eightieth birthday this weekend with a touching Instagram post, according to “Today.”

“Happy Birthday Mom! Your unconditional love has made me who I am today.

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LUPICA: Anthony Scaramucci shows he belongs in Trump’s world of politics – New York Daily News

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

New York Daily NewsLUPICA: Anthony Scaramucci shows he belongs in Trump’s world of politicsNew York Daily NewsThis is what Anthony Scaramucci really was this past week: After President Donald Trump, he was the most famous face — and voice — in Trump’s administration. Scaramucci was Trump’s chief coat carrier, his loudest and truest true believer. Mostly he …Collins: I hope Scaramucci ‘strikes a different tone’ in the futureThe HillAnthony Scaramucci misses his son’s birthThe AustralianThey’ve Got The Best Grandma!PerezHilton.comall 77 news articles »

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