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Barack Obama at ‘Hamilton’ – Tablet Magazine


Barack Obama at 'Hamilton'
Tablet Magazine
There is a difference between the stories you can read here, on Tablet's site, and the ones available in our print magazine—though I've found the difference hard to articulate without sounding woo-woo. Put as simply as I can, the job of magazines used

Posted on 30 June 2016 | 8:33 pm

Here is a young Barack Obama protesting homework in school – Mashable


Mashable

Here is a young Barack Obama protesting homework in school
Mashable
There's a future policy maker at work here. Redditor brokenwhale shared a photo from their father's yearbook that apparently shows a young Barack Obama (or Barry Obama, as he was called as a child) protesting homework. SEE ALSO: Obama inspires …
Unearthed Barack Obama yearbook photo reveals flirtation with anti-homework ideologyDeath and Taxes

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Posted on 30 June 2016 | 5:32 pm

Barack Obama Reveals His Populist Blind Spot – TIME


TIME

Barack Obama Reveals His Populist Blind Spot
TIME
At a press conference in Canada on Wednesday, President Obama indulged himself in what he referred to as “a rant” about the meaning of the word “populist.” Like most rants, it was more spirited than factual—and it revealed an interesting blind spot in
Donald Trump A Populist? Barack Obama Doesn't Think So, Unleashes RantThe Inquisitr
Barack Obama goes on 'rant' against Trump-style 'populism'CBC.ca
Barack Obama: Donald Trump's rhetoric is xenophobic, not populistStuff.co.nz
Politico –Economic Times –Daily Caller
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Posted on 30 June 2016 | 4:38 pm

Barack Obama May Want To Become a VC – Fortune


Fortune

Barack Obama May Want To Become a VC
Fortune
Obama would hardly be the first well-known politician to enter the venture capital or private equity market. Al Gore at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is the most notable example, but there are plenty of others — and he could always ask pals like

Posted on 30 June 2016 | 4:18 pm

What black America won’t miss about Obama – CNN


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What black America won't miss about Obama
CNN
(CNN) President Barack Obama was delivering a speech before a joint session of Congress when a white lawmaker jabbed his right index finger at Obama and called him a liar. The heckling came during his September 2009 address on health care. Obama …
Barack Obama's visit to Ottawa: views from the crowdCBC.ca

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Posted on 30 June 2016 | 3:55 pm

Barack Obama has made America great again – Washington Post


Washington Post

Barack Obama has made America great again
Washington Post
As he nears the end of his presidency, Barack Obama continues to enjoy a broad degree of international popularity. A new Pew Research Center survey conducted in 10 European nations, four major Asia-Pacific countries, Canada and the United States finds …

Posted on 30 June 2016 | 2:02 pm

4 States Where Barack Obama Can Boost Hillary Clinton’s Campaign – Mic


Mic

4 States Where Barack Obama Can Boost Hillary Clinton's Campaign
Mic
Democrats are fired up and ready to unleash President Barack Obama. Obama will hit the campaign trail on Tuesday in Charlotte, North Carolina — his first joint-appearance with presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton since he …
Hillary Clinton's first campaign stop with President Barack Obama won't be in WisconsinMadison.com
Barack Obama's surprising value to the Clinton campaignYouGov US
President Obama, Hillary Clinton campaigning in Charlotte TuesdayWSOC Charlotte
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Posted on 30 June 2016 | 11:36 am

Barack Obama Blindness: Failing to see the unexpected – The Guardian


The Guardian

Barack Obama Blindness: Failing to see the unexpected
The Guardian
… whether or not pairs of shapes they saw were the same or different colours. They were then shown a photograph of President Obama's face, asked if they had seen something new, and then to indicate what it was they had seen from a display of four images.

Posted on 30 June 2016 | 11:31 am

Why Barack Obama, Mr. Clean, Is the Perfect Surrogate for Hillary Clinton – New Republic


New Republic

Why Barack Obama, Mr. Clean, Is the Perfect Surrogate for Hillary Clinton
New Republic
On Hannity, Gingrich declared, “Hillary is Obama plus corruption.” Although this was certainly not his intention, Gingrich's formulation pointed to something that is undeniably true: Obama is the Mr. Clean of American politics, having run an

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Posted on 30 June 2016 | 10:01 am

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama administration lied about Benghazi ‘video’ – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama administration lied about Benghazi 'video'
Daily Mail
Republicans on the House Benghazi Committee claimed Tuesday that the Obama White House and Hillary Clinton lied repeatedly to the American people about the nature of and reasons for the 2012 terror attacks in Benghazi, Libya, even as they privately …

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Posted on 28 June 2016 | 10:51 pm

Obama News – Yahoo!News

Trump floats idea of using NATO in fight against Islamic State

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks in New YorkRepublican Donald Trump said on Thursday that if elected president Nov. 8 he would be open to drawing NATO forces into the fight against Islamic State militants in a new mission for an alliance he has called obsolete. Trump made the comments in an interview with ABC News. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee has for months raised questions about the money the United States pours into NATO, which he says needs to be reconfigured to take account of today's threats.

Posted on 30 June 2016 | 11:45 pm

Puerto Rico authorizes debt payment suspension; Obama signs rescue bill

U.S. President Barack Obama signs into law S. 337: FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 and S. 2328: Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act at the Oval Office of the White House in WashingtonBy Nick Brown SAN JUAN (Reuters) – Puerto Rico authorized suspension of payments on its general obligation debt on Thursday just minutes after U.S. President Barack Obama signed a law creating a federal oversight board with authority to negotiate the restructuring of the island's $70 billion in debt. The executive order issued by Puerto Rico's governor, Alejandro Garcia Padilla, comes just one day before the U.S. territory was due to make $1.9 billion worth of debt payments on July 1, including some $780 million in constitutionally-backed, general obligation bonds. It remains to be seen whether Puerto Rico will pay part of the GO debt or any of the non-GO debt.

Posted on 30 June 2016 | 11:16 pm

US takes Thailand off human trafficking blacklist

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States removed Thailand from its human trafficking blacklist on Thursday, though forced labor remains widespread in the nation’s lucrative seafood industry.

Posted on 30 June 2016 | 11:08 pm

Obama signs bill easing access to government records

President Barack Obama closes the cover after signing the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 as he looks to sign the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act, Thursday, June 30, 2016, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama signed into law Thursday measures to give the public greater access to government documents and records under the nearly half-century-old Freedom of Information Act.

Posted on 30 June 2016 | 11:07 pm

Obama administration calls on private sector to assist refugees

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a statement after the Supreme Court left in place a lower court ruling blocking his plan to spare millions of illegal immigrants from deportation and give them work permits at the White House in Washington(Reuters) – The Obama administration on Thursday called on U.S. companies to assist refugees caught in a global refugee crisis in which 65 million people have been displaced, many of them by violent conflicts. The administration is seeking help from the private sector with education, employment and the enablement of refugees to be independent, the White House said in a statement. Fifteen founding companies have been recognized by the administration for taking on significant commitments to help refugees.

Posted on 30 June 2016 | 10:54 pm

Clinton and Lynch met privately at Phoenix airport

FILE - In this June 14, 2016 file photo, Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks in Washington. Former President Bill Clinton spoke with Lynch during an impromptu meeting in Phoenix, but Lynch says the discussion did not involve the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email use as secretary of state. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton spoke with Attorney General Loretta Lynch during an impromptu meeting in Phoenix, but Lynch said the discussion did not involve the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email use as secretary of state.

Posted on 30 June 2016 | 10:51 pm

The Latest: Biden to NPR: "Bernie is going to endorse her"

The Latest: Biden to NPR: "Bernie is going to endorse her"WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT):

Posted on 30 June 2016 | 10:49 pm

About 1.6M drop-outs from health law coverage this year

FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2015, file photo, the HealthCare.gov website, where people can buy health insurance, is displayed on a laptop screen in Washington. The Obama administration says about 1.6 million people who signed up for coverage in 2016 under the president’s health care law had dropped out by the end of March. The 2016 sign-up season ended Jan. 31 with about 12.7 million people initially signed up for private insurance through the health law’s markets. But not all had sealed the deal by paying their premiums.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — About 1.6 million people who signed up for coverage this year under President Barack Obama's health care law dropped out by the end of March, according to administration figures released late Thursday.

Posted on 30 June 2016 | 10:39 pm

Senators urge Kerry to address political crisis in Bahrain

WASHINGTON (AP) — A simmering political crisis in Bahrain could spiral into violence, encourage meddling by Iran and weaken a key U.S. ally in the Persian Gulf, a bipartisan group of senators warned Thursday in a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry.

Posted on 30 June 2016 | 10:30 pm

VP Biden joins Clinton on campaign trail next week

US Vice President Joe Biden (R) speaks with then Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the White House in Washigton on August 18, 2009Vice President Joe Biden will join Democratic White House hopeful Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail for the first time next week, days after the president himself stumps with her, Clinton aides announced Thursday. The pair will attend a Democratic Party event next Friday in Scranton, Pennsylvania, where they both have roots, Clinton's campaign said in a statement.

Posted on 30 June 2016 | 10:13 pm