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Barack Obama

44th president of the United States

Barack Hussein Obama II is an American politician and attorney who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, Obama was the first African-American president of the United States. He previously served as a U.S. senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008 and an Illinois state senator from 1997 to 2004.

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"Right now, from the White House on down, folks are working to keep people from voting, especially communities of color," he said.
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During one busy week in November, the former president’s new book is expected to come out, and top prizes from the Booker and the National Book Awards will be..
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President Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden will take the debate stage Tuesday night in Cleveland for the first of three presidential debates. Former..
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There's only one thing to do now that the we know the outcome of the Breonna Taylor case: 'Don't boo. Vote.'
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President Obama met with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, hinting at retirement, but the art of nudging justices off the court is politically delicate and..
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The fight in Washington for late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's replacement is just getting started. President Obama may pick a nomination as early as..
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Supreme Court justice says she had a bit of wine before President Obama's speech, and it may have showed a bit
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A new documentary called "The Way I See It" follows Pete Souza, the former official White House photographer for Presidents Reagan and Obama. (Sept. 21)
 
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The Democratic nominee, in Wisconsin, tried to place himself on the side of American workers, while Mr. Trump used a trip to Ohio to blame his opponent for job..
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She could have had President Obama nominate her successor. But she didn’t get to the Supreme Court by letting other people tell her what she could do.
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The number of U.S. deaths from the coronavirus is now approaching 200,000. Dr. Matthew Heinz, a hospital physician in Arizona and former official with HHS in the..
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