Barack Hussein Obama II is an American attorney and politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the first African American to be elected to the presidency. He previously served as a U.S. senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008.
Missy Elliott made history on Thursday as the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Former President Obama recorded a video introduction, thanking her for her "trailblazing.. CBS News - Published
This week a Montana tribe blasted the Trump administration for seeking to overturn an Obama-era moratorium on federal coal leasing without consulting them. Reuters reports that the tribe is saying the..
Broadcasting & Cable reports that former Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel has joined ABC News as an on-air contributor. Emanuel departed City Hall May 20 as Lori Lightfoot was named the new mayor of Chicago...
U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Tehran's aggression, not attack the Islamic republic,..
Pete Buttigieg recently made a smart addition to his 2020 presidential campaign. The advertising firm that helped Barack Obama's campaign is now on his side. According to Politico, Larry Grisolano of..
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke speaks at a rally in Los Angeles, California, U.S., April 27, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate..
Interviews across Iowa indicate Mr. Biden’s early lead comes from familiarity, nostalgia for the Obama years and strategic calculations about who can win, not just from enthusiasm for his campaign.. NYTimes.com - Published
"Joe Biden is insisting he did not flip sides on a controversial abortion ban for political reasons. Michael Wear, the former director of faith outreach at Obama for America, joins ""Red & Blue"" to.. CBS News - Published
Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Wednesday said she would shield six million undocumented immigrants from deportation, a significant expansion of an Obama-era program protecting.. Reuters - Published
A North Carolina man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty on Wednesday to the murders of three young Muslims in a 2015 case that drew the condemnation.. Reuters - Published
President Obama’s former Defense Secretary Ash Carter is offering a new, inside look at one of the world’s largest and most complex organizations: the Pentagon. It comes amid rising tensions.. CBS News - Published
A man charged with killing three North Carolina Muslims in a 2015 case that drew the condemnation of then-President Barack Obama is expected to plead guilty to murder charges next week, a spokeswoman.. Reuters - Published