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Barack Obama’s About to Become an Ex-President – History News Network (HNN)


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Barack Obama's About to Become an Ex-President
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Cody Foster is a PhD Candidate in History at the University of Kentucky where he studies U.S. foreign policy, intelligence, resistance, human rights, and the Vietnam War. His current project seeks to internationalize anti-war activism during the

Posted on 7 February 2016 | 9:56 pm

CBS tried to hide Barack Obama’s Super Bowl Pick. Here’s what it was – SB Nation


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CBS tried to hide Barack Obama's Super Bowl Pick. Here's what it was
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CBS had a novel idea during President Barack Obama's interview. Instead of having him make a public Super Bowl pick, they asked him to make a private one. Gayle King from CBS This Morning handed him a piece of paper with the Panthers and Broncos …
Barack Obama Wins Soft Bowl With CBS' Gayle King In Super Bowl InterviewDeadline
CBS accidentally reveals Barack Obama's Super Bowl 50 pick early (Video)FanSided
Barack and Michelle Obama explain Super Bowl snacks in first live interviewDaily Mail
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Posted on 7 February 2016 | 9:54 pm

College basketball: Barack Obama, UTEP honor Texas Western’s historic title 50 years later – NCAA.com


College basketball: Barack Obama, UTEP honor Texas Western's historic title 50 years later
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The historic moment was marked by numerous video tributes, including one from President Barack Obama, and culminated in the school now known as UTEP beating Conference USA opponent Western Kentucky 93-89 in overtime in a rare sellout.

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Posted on 7 February 2016 | 3:34 pm

Barack Obama: Opioid abuse is a national crisis – Omaha World-Herald


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Barack Obama: Opioid abuse is a national crisis
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Last fall, I listened as a mother named Cary Dixon told her family's story at a forum I convened in West Virginia. It was heartbreaking. Cary's adult son has struggled with a substance use disorder for years, and she described the pain that families

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Posted on 7 February 2016 | 7:11 am

Barack Obama: More Hawk Than Dove – History News Network (HNN) (blog)


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Barack Obama: More Hawk Than Dove
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In early 2010, one year after Barack Obama was inaugurated as President, the paleo-conservative American Conservative magazine asked me to write an assessment of how he would manage the country's foreign affairs. I concluded that, “but for a few …

Posted on 7 February 2016 | 6:20 am

Marco Rubio: "Barack Obama Knows Exactly What He Is Doing" – RealClearPolitics


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Marco Rubio: "Barack Obama Knows Exactly What He Is Doing"
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Marco Rubio has already caught flak for repeating the line that Barack Obama "knows exactly what he is doing" in tonight's GOP debate. "Barack Obama is undertaking a systematic effort," Rubio says. "To change America." MARCO RUBIO: I will say if
Marco Rubio Used To Say Barack Obama “Doesn't Know What He Is Doing” A LotBuzzFeed News
Marco Rubio Defends Debate 'Glitch' About Barack Obama: 'That's What I Believe' (Video)TheWrap
Christie Fillets 'Scripted' Rubio For Repeating The Same Line 3 Times (VIDEO)TPM
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Posted on 7 February 2016 | 3:26 am

Barack Obama: Religious diversity keeps us strong – Kansas City Star


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Barack Obama: Religious diversity keeps us strong
Kansas City Star
Editor's note: President Barack Obama reflected on his visit Wednesday to the Islamic Society of Baltimore mosque in Catonsville, Md., and wrote this commentary for Religion News Service. This past week, I had the privilege of visiting the Islamic
Is Barack Obama Removing 'Under God' From The Pledge Of Allegiance? No, It's Just The Latest Obama HoaxThe Inquisitr
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Barack Obama criticises 'inexcusable political rhetoric' against Muslims in USCops 2.0
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Posted on 7 February 2016 | 1:53 am

ABC Debate Moderator Martha Raddatz Had Obama at Her Wedding – Breitbart News


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ABC Debate Moderator Martha Raddatz Had Obama at Her Wedding
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ABC News chief global affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz said Monday evening that the fact President Barack Obama attended her wedding to her now ex-husband Julius Genachowski–Obama's Federal Communications Commission chairman–'had …

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Posted on 6 February 2016 | 11:18 pm

President Barack Obama takes victory lap on economy – Lexington Herald Leader


President Barack Obama takes victory lap on economy
Lexington Herald Leader
President Barack Obama on Friday used a new jobs report to continue his victory lap on the economy — and jab at the Republicans vying for his job. In brief remarks to reporters at the White House, Obama declared the U.S. has "the strongest, most

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Posted on 6 February 2016 | 12:09 pm

President Barack Obama visits mosque in Baltimore County – WBAL Baltimore


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President Barack Obama visits mosque in Baltimore County
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President Barack Obama visited the Islamic Society of Baltimore in Catonsville on Wednesday in an effort to help combat political marginalization and Islamophobia. He held a round table discussion with notable Muslim Americans before speaking on topics
Barack Obama makes first visit to a mosque as US presidentTelegraph.co.uk
President Barack Obama visits mosque for first time in United StatesKGO-TV
Obama Will Visit a Mosque for the First Time as PresidentTIME
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Posted on 3 February 2016 | 11:56 pm

Obama News – Yahoo!News

The Latest: Broncos beat Panthers to win Super Bowl

Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton (1) kicks his leg during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Super Bowl Sunday from AP reporters covering the game, the telecast, the commercials and fans around the world (All times local):

Posted on 8 February 2016 | 3:26 am

Trump seeks to reverse fortunes in New Hampshire

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures to the crowd as he signs autographs at a campaign event at Plymouth State University Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Plymouth, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — With less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the polls, Hillary Clinton took a trip to Michigan. And other candidates, including Jeb Bush, said their campaigns will go on no matter what the outcome Tuesday. Donald Trump said he doesn't need to win New Hampshire, but would like to — though he was notably casual in his campaign effort Sunday.

Posted on 8 February 2016 | 3:06 am

The Latest: George W. Bush appears in TV ad for brother

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush gestures for people to take their seats as he arrives for a campaign event in Salem, N.H., Sunday Feb. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the race for president in the window between the Republican and Democratic debates and the 2016 New Hampshire presidential primary on Tuesday: (all times local):

Posted on 8 February 2016 | 2:55 am

Sanders campaign plans clash with political realities

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign stop at Great Bay Community College, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Portsmouth, N.H. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders promises voters a "political revolution" that will fundamentally remake the American economy and its education and health care systems.

Posted on 8 February 2016 | 1:27 am

The Obamas celebrate the game with wings, pizza and nachos

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is taking a day off from the “Let’s Move” campaign while enjoying the Super Bowl.

Posted on 8 February 2016 | 1:05 am

Clinton calls Flint water crisis ‘immoral’ in break from NH

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton meets members of the House Of Prayer Missionary Baptist Church, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Flint, Mich. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Taking a detour from New Hampshire's campaign trail, Hillary Clinton said Sunday that a water crisis in a Michigan city was "immoral" and demanded that Congress approve $200 million in emergency aid to address the community's battle with lead-contaminated water.

Posted on 8 February 2016 | 12:38 am

Potential New Hampshire spoiler Kasich could pose threat to Rubio

U.S. Republican presidential candidate John Kasich speaks to voters during a campaign town hall in NashuaBy Emily Stephenson and Amanda Becker MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) – U.S. Republican presidential candidate John Kasich is polling in the low single digits nationally but may be poised to play the role of spoiler in Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary by cutting into the support of higher-profile rivals such as Marco Rubio. The Ohio governor, who is vowing to erase the U.S. budget deficit without shredding the safety net for poor Americans, has built a base of support among moderate Republicans and independent voters, who wield special clout in New Hampshire because they can vote in either party's primary. Kasich, 63, has the support of about 12 to 14 percent of New Hampshire’s voters in recent polls.

Posted on 7 February 2016 | 11:59 pm

From veggie tray to champagne, Obamas revel in Super Bowl rituals

Workers prepare for NFL Super Bowl 50 outside Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California,President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, in their first live joint interview since entering the White House seven years ago, shared their Super Bowl rituals with CBS on Sunday hours before America's biggest sporting event. Speaking to CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King, the first couple reflected on the fact that this year's will be their last Super Bowl they will enjoy at the White House. The president said he, like millions of Americans, typically watches the National Football League's championship game with friends, pizza, nachos and chicken wings.

Posted on 7 February 2016 | 11:50 pm

After Rubio stumbles, rivals see opening in New Hampshire

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks during a campaign stop Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Hudson, N.H. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) — Marco Rubio's uneven debate performance just days before Tuesday's New Hampshire primary has emboldened a trio of governors seeking to stem his rise in the Republican race for president. But if Rubio's rivals can slow him in New Hampshire, they are likely to leave the GOP with a muddled mix of establishment contenders and no clear favorite to challenge Donald Trump and Ted Cruz.

Posted on 7 February 2016 | 10:25 pm

Trump calls for waterboarding, other methods in U.S. fight against Islamic State

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump talks to the media in the "spin room" after the Republican U.S. presidential candidates debate sponsored by ABC News at Saint Anselm College in ManchesterBy Ginger Gibson and Alana Wise WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Republican White House front-runner Donald Trump said on Sunday he would be open to harsh measures to deal with the threat from Islamic State, including going beyond the controversial interrogation tactic known as waterboarding. In an interview on ABC's "This Week" program, Trump discussed reviving the tactic and implementing other interrogation techniques, pointing to the recent beheadings of Christians in the Middle East as evidence of the need for stronger interrogation methods for suspected operatives of extremist groups.

Posted on 7 February 2016 | 7:42 pm