Barack Obama

44th president of the United States

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Barack Hussein Obama II is an American attorney and politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the first African American to be elected to the presidency. He previously served as a U.S. senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008.

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The Obamas, including daughters Malia and Sasha, are taking in the joys of Provence in the south of France on a family vacay, thrilling the locals.
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President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities next week would begin removing "millions" of immigrants living illegally in the United States,..
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Amid escalating tensions with Iran after attacks on two oil tankers, Iran announced it's increasing production of uranium. By next week, the country will be over..
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Barr says Obama officials did not commit treason "as a legal matter"; Inside the discovery of the last known slave ship.
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Missy Elliott made history on Thursday as the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Former President Obama recorded a video..
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Trump has repeatedly vowed to make the Republican Party the "party of great health care," while eliminating Obama-era protections
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Interviews across Iowa indicate Mr. Bidenโ€™s early lead comes from familiarity, nostalgia for the Obama years and strategic calculations about who can win, not..
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"Joe Biden is insisting he did not flip sides on a controversial abortion ban for political reasons. Michael Wear, the former director of faith outreach at Obama..
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Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Wednesday said she would shield six million undocumented immigrants from deportation, a significant expansion..
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A North Carolina man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty on Wednesday to the murders of three young Muslims..
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Obama and Trump showed freshness and novelty matter more than centrism or swing state roots. Boring candidates who play it safe are bad 2020 bets.
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The comics take a look at the Democratic candidates who campaigned in Iowa, and one who didn't.
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Sasha, the youngest daughter of Barack and Michelle Obama, turns 18 on June 10, 2019. We look back at her life in the spotlight.
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President Obamaโ€™s former Defense Secretary Ash Carter is offering a new, inside look at one of the worldโ€™s largest and most complex organizations: the..
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