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News & Politics – Esquire.com


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News & Politics
Esquire.com
You hear a lot about government overreach, how Obama—he's for big government. Listen, it's not government overreach to say that our government is responsible for making sure you can wash your hands in your own sink, or shower in your own home, …

Posted on 5 May 2016 | 8:37 pm

Barack Obama Grants Clemency to 58 Nonviolent Drug Offenders – Wall Street Journal (blog)


Wall Street Journal (blog)

Barack Obama Grants Clemency to 58 Nonviolent Drug Offenders
Wall Street Journal (blog)
President Barack Obama on Thursday granted clemency to 58 nonviolent drug offenders. “It just doesn't make sense to require a nonviolent drug offender to serve 20 years, or in some cases, life, in prison. An excessive punishment like that doesn't fit
Barack Obama commutes prison sentences for 58 inmatesDaily Mail
Obama Enlists Local Reporters to Help Dem Senate CandidatesWashington Free Beacon
Obama Gives 58 Drug Offenders Get-Out-Of Jail-Free CardsDaily Caller
Chicago Tribune
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Posted on 5 May 2016 | 7:50 pm

‘Retired’ Obama Dances With ‘Star Wars’ Characters – The National Enquirer


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'Retired' Obama Dances With 'Star Wars' Characters
The National Enquirer
Barack Obama didn't mind celebrating "Star Wars" Day on May 4th — despite the President once hiding away a big "Alice in Wonderland" party featuring Johnny Depp! The big difference, said D.C. insiders, is that Barack is now "practically retired" as
Watch Barack Obama and First Lady dance with Stormtroopers on Star Wars DayEvening Standard
Michelle and Barack Obama dance with Star Wars' R2-D2 and Stormtroopers in White House videoDaily Mail
'Star Wars' Day At The White House — President Barack Obama, Family Take Time Out To Dance With Stormtroopers The Inquisitr
Hindustan Times –Yahoo Movies UK –A.V. Club
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Posted on 5 May 2016 | 4:44 pm

You Have to Watch This Hilarious Barack Obama Dubsmash of Meghan Trainor’s "No" – TeenVogue.com


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You Have to Watch This Hilarious Barack Obama Dubsmash of Meghan Trainor's "No"
TeenVogue.com
Meghan Trainor's "No" is definitely a single we can all get behind. How many times have you wanted to tactfully shut down someone hitting on you – and especially after they don't get the hint? Judging by the incredible mashup below, apparently

Posted on 5 May 2016 | 4:23 pm

President Obama’s Legacy Is Endless War – TIME


TIME

President Obama's Legacy Is Endless War
TIME
Seven years in, it's clear that Obama has forged a legacy of enormous consequence. But the most transformational aspect of his presidency is something liberals never hoped for: as president, Barack Obama's most far-reaching achievement has been to

Posted on 5 May 2016 | 2:21 pm

Jimmy Fallon’s Donald Trump Calls ‘Barack Obama’ to Gloat Over Indiana Win – Wall Street Journal (blog)


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Jimmy Fallon's Donald Trump Calls 'Barack Obama' to Gloat Over Indiana Win
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Fallon-as-Trump placed a phone call to Barack Obama (played by Dion Flynn) – in which he declared himself “the Republican president,” and gushed over how in November, he was going to be voted “Captain America.” “Obama” wasn't too thrilled to get a …
Jimmy Fallon's Donald Trump calls 'Barack Obama' to celebrate Indiana winEntertainment Weekly
Jimmy Fallon as Donald Trump Calls the Oval Office on The Tonight ShowTIME
Jimmy Fallon's Donald Trump Calls Barack Obama After Indiana Primary In 'Tonight Show' Parody [VIDEO]International Business Times
Yahoo TV (blog) –Huffington Post UK –The Epoch Times
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Posted on 5 May 2016 | 2:16 pm

US army captain sues President Barack Obama over ‘illegal’ war against ISIS – Times of India


Times of India

US army captain sues President Barack Obama over 'illegal' war against ISIS
Times of India
"In waging war against ISIS, President Obama is misusing limited congressional authorisations for the use of military force as a blank check to conduct a war against enemies of his own choosing, without geographical or temporal boundaries," the lawsuit
U.S. Army captain sues President Obama, says he lacks authority to fight ISISMSNBC
Army captain Nathan Michael Smith sues Barack Obama over claims ISIS war is illegalDaily Mail
US Army captain takes Barack Obama to court over 'illegal' war against Islamic StateFirstpost
New York Times
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Posted on 5 May 2016 | 1:09 pm

Michael Moore calls Barack Obama drinking Flint water ‘disappointing’ – Detroit Free Press


Detroit Free Press

Michael Moore calls Barack Obama drinking Flint water 'disappointing'
Detroit Free Press
Michael Moore is not impressed with President Barack Obama's visit to Flint today. Moore, the 62-year-old Flint native and documentary filmmaker, joined CNN earlier this afternoon to discuss Obama's pledge to Flint — saying "I've got your back" while
Read President Obama's Speech in Flint on Water CrisisTIME
Barack Obama warns Flint water crisis may take two years to fixTelegraph.co.uk
Barack Obama Tells Flint Residents, 'I've Got Your Back'NDTV
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Posted on 4 May 2016 | 9:43 pm

Barack Obama to address Canadian Parliament June 29 – CBC.ca


CBC.ca

Barack Obama to address Canadian Parliament June 29
CBC.ca
U.S. President Barack Obama will attend a Three Amigos leaders summit in Ottawa and address a joint session of Parliament on June 29, the White House confirmed Wednesday. Obama had promised to visit Canada during Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's …
'Three Amigos' Barack Obama, Justin Trudeau, Enrique Pena Nieto To Meet On June 29NDTV
Trudeau to Host Obama, Pena Nieto Amid Canada-Mexico Visa SpatBloomberg
US President Barack Obama to attend North American Leaders' Summit in CanadaNewsx
The Republic
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Posted on 4 May 2016 | 6:59 pm

We’re going to miss Barack Obama when he’s gone – Chicago Tribune


Chicago Tribune

We're going to miss Barack Obama when he's gone
Chicago Tribune
If I may interject some reality into Paul's Manafort-splainin' about why he thinks American voters are not likely to elect Democrat Hillary Clinton in November, polling suggests that President Barack Obama might well be re-elected if the U.S

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Posted on 3 May 2016 | 9:53 pm

Obama News – Yahoo!News

The Latest: RNC chair says Trump, Ryan will come together

A group of coal miners wave signs for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as they wait for a rally in Charleston, W.Va., Thursday, May 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on campaign 2016 (all times Eastern):

Posted on 5 May 2016 | 11:33 pm

Ex-Utah Sen. Bob Bennett, ousted in tea party wave, has died

FILE- In this Dec. 9, 2010, file photo, Sen. Robert Bennett, R-Utah, heads for the Senate floor for cloture votes on Capitol Hill in Washington. An assistant says former Republican Sen. Bob Bennett of Utah, one of the first incumbents ousted in a national wave of tea party-led anger in 2010, has died. He was 82. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg, File)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett of Utah, who was known during his 18 years representing the conservative state as someone who could work across the aisle, has died at age 82.

Posted on 5 May 2016 | 11:10 pm

FBI likely to interview Clinton soon in emails probe: CNN

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a visit to the California African American Museum in Los AngelesBy Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Bureau of Investigation is likely to interview Hillary Clinton in the next few weeks about her use of a private email server while she was U.S. secretary of state and have already interviewed some of her aides, CNN reported on Thursday. The nine-month investigation into whether laws were broken as a result of the server kept in her New York home has overshadowed Clinton's campaign to become the Democratic Party's candidate in November's presidential election. With only a few states left to vote in primary elections, she retains a commanding lead over her rival, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont.

Posted on 5 May 2016 | 11:05 pm

Hawaii official who died after crash wore infant life vest

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s former health director who died after a plane she was traveling in crashed into the ocean was wearing an infant life vest and the pilot didn’t give a safety briefing before takeoff, according to details in a National Transportation Safety Board report.

Posted on 5 May 2016 | 10:55 pm

NC college system’s federal funds in crosshairs of LGBT law

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory makes remarks concerning House Bill 2 while speaking during a government affairs conference in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, May 4, 2016. A North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws and can't be enforced, the U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday, putting the state on notice that it is in danger of being sued and losing hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's prized public universities could be the biggest losers as state leaders defend a new law limiting the rights of LGBT people.

Posted on 5 May 2016 | 10:54 pm

US House Speaker deals major blow to Trump unity efforts

People wait for a rally for US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on May 5, 2016 in Charleston, West VirginiaUS Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, the nation's top Republican, said Thursday he was not ready to support Donald Trump as the party's presumptive presidential nominee in the November election. "To be perfectly candid… I'm just not ready to do that at this point," Ryan told CNN. "I am not there right now," Ryan went on.

Posted on 5 May 2016 | 10:50 pm

Top elected Republican not ready to back Trump

U.S. House Speaker Ryan listens to a question during his weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol in WashingtonBy Emily Stephenson and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top elected U.S. Republican, Paul Ryan, said on Thursday he was not ready to endorse Donald Trump, a sign of the challenges the party's presumptive presidential nominee faces rallying the Republican establishment behind his White House bid. Ryan, the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, said conservatives wanted to know if Trump shares their values. "I hope to support our nominee, I hope to support his candidacy fully," Ryan said on CNN.

Posted on 5 May 2016 | 10:46 pm

GOP states benefiting from shift to wind and solar energy

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2015 file photo, wind turbines dot the landscape near Steele City, Neb. Wind turbines and solar panels accounted for more than two-thirds of all new electric generation capacity added to the nation’s grid in 2015, according to a recent analysis by the U.S. Department of Energy. The remaining third was largely new power plants fueled by natural gas, which has become cheap and plentiful as a result of hydraulic fracturing. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — If there's a War on Coal, it's increasingly clear which side is winning.

Posted on 5 May 2016 | 10:22 pm

Obama commutes sentences of 58 non-violent drug convicts

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers the keynote speech at the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies' (APAICS) 22nd annual awards dinner at the Washington Hilton hotel in WashingtonU.S. President Barack Obama has commuted the prison terms of 58 non-violent drug offenders, nearly a third of whom were serving life sentences, the White House said on Thursday. "It just doesn’t make sense to require a non-violent drug offender to serve 20 years, or in some cases, life, in prison," Obama said in a blog post. Many of the convicts had been serving time for crack cocaine.

Posted on 5 May 2016 | 10:00 pm

Obama commutes sentences for 58 federal convicts

In this photo taken May 4, 2016, President Barack Obama speaks in Washington. The Obama administration on Thursday, May 5, 2016, commuted the prison sentences of 58 federal convicts, including 18 who were given life sentences. The action is part of a broader effort to overhaul the criminal justice system and ease punishments for nonviolent drug offenders. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a decade ago, a judge bemoaned that the sentence she was about to impose on Charles C. Brown was overly harsh. On Thursday, relief came to Brown, along with 57 other offenders.

Posted on 5 May 2016 | 9:45 pm