Barack Obama

Listen to this advice that Barack Obama gave his daughters Malia and Sasha, because he’s basically our dad, too

We miss Barack Obama’s presence in our lives all the time. So when Obama shared some advice he gave Malia and Sasha, his two daughters, we were all …

Parenting

Trump blasts criticism of first lady's high heels

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump on Friday defended first lady Melania Trump's choice to wear high heels before the couple departed the White House for Texas to survey Hurricane Harvey damage in late August.<p>Trump said because of their love and respect for the White House, the first lady …

Donald Trump

When Melania and Michelle First Gardened at the White House, The Difference Was the Shoes They Wore

Today, for the first time as first lady, Melania Trump gardened in the White House vegetable garden. The garden was established in 2009 by Michelle …

Shoes

Melania Trump embraces Michelle Obama's vegetable garden

It's harvest time for Melania Trump.<p>The first lady, more at home in Manhattan than among rows of crops, is set to host local schoolchildren at the White House on Friday to harvest and replant the vegetable garden Michelle Obama rooted in the South Lawn — carrying on a symbolic piece of the Obamas' …

Politics

North Carolina won’t celebrate its NCAA men’s basketball title at the White House

North Carolina will not celebrate its NCAA men’s basketball national championship at the White House because the team and President Trump’s staff could not find a mutually agreeable date, a team spokesman told Andrew Carter of the News & Observer.<p>“We couldn’t find a date that worked for both …

Women's Basketball

Melania Trump holds first event in White House garden

First Lady Melania Trump held her first event in the White House garden established by former first lady Michelle Obama.Trump was joined by members …

Melania Trump

GOP Gov. Baker again battles his own party on health care

BOSTON — Republican Charlie Baker's relationship with GOP leaders in Washington just keeps getting stickier.Republican attempts to repeal former …

Health Care

Thank Obama, not Trump, for rising household income

Even though Robert J. Samuelson’s evidence to support his Sept. 18 op-ed, “The middle class rocks — again,” was largely based on 2016 data, then-President Barack Obama and his administration weren’t mentioned once. Under the Obama presidency, not only did the U.S. economy survive the Great …

Opinion

Barack Obama Is Now Among 10 Highest Paid Public Speakers

The Clintons provided the modern blueprint for how to get rich once a U.S. President leaves office, and former President Barack Obama is following …

Investing

Obama’s Watergate

Vladimir Putin did not hack the election. Barack Obama did.<p>Donald Trump said earlier this year that the Obama Administration wiretapped his campaign. …

Donald Trump

Betsy DeVos Reverses Obama-era Policy on Campus Sexual Assault Investigations

Reversing a key part of government policy on campus sexual assault, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday issued new temporary rules that could give accused students greater protection against campus rape and sexual misconduct claims.<p>Ms. DeVos said that colleges may now use a higher standard of …

Betsy DeVos

Barack Obama’s Trail of Tears

While President Donald Trump should not end DACA, the blame for the suffering he will cause if he does belongs entirely to former President Barack …

Immigration

Report: Trump officials huddle over new climate strategy

Trump administration officials met this week to discuss a new path forward on climate change strategy, Politico reported Thursday.The meeting was to …

Climate

Barack Obama has a one-question test that proves how good the world is today

Former President Barack Obama knows the world is getting better, and he can prove it with one question.<p>At the Goalkeepers 2017 conference, held by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation today in New York, Obama gave a keynote address in which he shared a one-question test to demonstrate how humanity …

Science

Samantha Power And Susan Rice: The Apparent Gruesome Twosome In The Unmasking Of Americans

Well, it looks like former Obama National Security Adviser Susan Rice had a partner concerning the unmasking of American identities from intelligence …

Conservative View

A Republican who 'hounded' Obama is shocked — shocked that Trump isn't getting the same treatment

<b>To the editor:</b> It was hard not to pass out while reading this essay, what with my eyes rolling at about 1,000 RPM through the whole thing. (“I worked with Republicans to hound Obama. I wish they would give Jared Kushner the same treatment,” Sept. 14)<p>Kurt Bardella worked for Rep. Darrell Issa …

Jared Kushner

Barack Obama makes rare public appearance, speaks out against Republican healthcare plan

<b>New York:</b> Former US president Barack Obama used a rare public appearance to speak out against the latest Republican efforts to upend his signature …

Health Care

How President Kennedy Seduced a White House Intern — Inside the Bedroom He Shared with Jackie

She was a wide-eyed White House intern just four days into the job when she found herself standing alone next to the most powerful man in the world — …

John F. Kennedy

Donald Trump Needs to Shut Down the Crony-Enriching CFPB

For all the talk of “deep state” and “draining the swamp,” why is the President leaving all these open Obama appointees to hand out goodies to their …

Conservative View

Barack Obama Slammed GOP's Health Care Bill: It Would Cause "Real Human Suffering"

In a speech at the Gates Foundation's Goalkeepers event on Sept. 20, former President Barack Obama discussed community activism and human rights, …

Health Care

Barack Obama Was Supposed To Make A Surprise Appearance At The 2013 Emmys

Source: YouTubeUnfortunately, the Obama sketch never came to fruition.Following former White House press secretary <b>Sean Spicer</b>‘s surprise appearance …

Barack Obama Criticizes '50th or 60th' Attempt to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

Barack Obama waded into the debate on healthcare Tuesday, sharply criticizing Republicans' last-ditch attempts to repeal his signature legislative …

Health Care

Barack Obama Launches War On President Trump

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U.S. Politics

Target and Walmart Join 800 Corporations Backing DACA in Defiant Letter to Trump Administration

Nearly 800 companies have signed onto a letter spearheaded by FWD.US to keep those protected by former President Obama's Deferred Action for …

Immigration

Barack Obama Slams Trump and Republicans' Cynical Efforts to Repeal Obamacare

Barack Obama is not happy.<p>Speaking Wednesday at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the former president had some pretty harsh words for a …

Health Care

A Radical Rebuke of Barack Obama's Foreign Policy Legacy

Donald Trump used his first address at the United Nations to redefine the idea of sovereignty.<p>Donald Trump’s first speech to the United Nations can best be understood as a response to his predecessor’s final one. On September 20, 2016, Barack Obama told the UN General Assembly that “at this moment …

Foreign Policy

What a Former White House Writer Thinks of President Trump's Speeches

Both commanders-in-chief have earned reputations for their speeches. Former White House writer and "Thanks, Obama" author David Litt discusses what …

The White House

Did Ivanka Trump's postpartum depression shape policy perspectives?

Ivanka Trump recently revealed an intimate detail of her life in a new interview, opening up about her struggle with postpartum depression.<p>"It was a very challenging emotional time for me because I felt like I was not living up to my potential as a parent or as an entrepreneur and executive," …

Donald Trump

Obama calls constant GOP efforts to repeal Obamacare 'aggravating'

NEW YORK — The post-presidency by subtweet continues.<p>As President Donald Trump attended sessions at the United Nations, former President Barack Obama stood in the theater of the Time Warner Center across town on Wednesday afternoon, urging people who share his worldview not to give up building an …

Politics

What the White House Bathrooms Taught Me About Power

I never set out to become a connoisseur of White House men’s rooms. It just kind of happened. You move into a new apartment, get to know the area, …

The White House