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# barack-obama - Last month November 2022

Biden and Trump clash on eve of US midterm election, as more than 40 million early ballots cast
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Biden and Trump clash on eve of US midterm election, as more than 40 million early ballots cast

Updated Nov 7th 2022, 9:40 PM 19,141 Views 17 Comments

It’s an election that will shape the rest of Biden’s term – and could pave the way for a White House comeback by Trump.

Republicans eye 'wake-up call' for Biden as midterms loom
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Republicans eye 'wake-up call' for Biden as midterms loom

Updated Nov 6th 2022, 6:33 PM 26,082 Views 29 Comments

Donald Trump held a rally calling on Republicans to deliver ‘a humiliating rebuke’.

# barack-obama - This year 2022

Barack and Michelle Obama return to White House to unveil presidential portraits
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Barack and Michelle Obama return to White House to unveil presidential portraits

Sep 7th 2022, 8:27 PM 34,892 Views 30 Comments

Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden invited Barack and Michelle Obama back to their former home to unveil their official portraits.

Are the social media platforms doing enough - or anything - to deal with misinformation?
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# The Good Fight

Are the social media platforms doing enough - or anything - to deal with misinformation?

Apr 30th 2022, 6:00 PM 8,631 Views 17 Comments

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube all say that they’re trying to make their platforms better. What exactly are they doing?

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Barack Obama tests positive for Covid-19

Mar 13th 2022, 11:50 PM 21,549 Views 14 Comments

He reiterated his support for the vaccine on Twitter today.

# barack-obama - Last year 2021

Obama warns of Republican threat to democracy in US battleground Virginia
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Obama warns of Republican threat to democracy in US battleground Virginia

Oct 24th 2021, 10:45 AM 21,869 Views 26 Comments

Democrat Terry McAuliffe has seen his lead extinguished in recent polls.

Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen have made an eight-part podcast
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Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen have made an eight-part podcast

Feb 22nd 2021, 10:45 PM 10,109 Views 3 Comments

The pair met for the first time during Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign and have since become friends.

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Obama warns of ‘dangerous path’ amid Trump’s refusal to accept election result
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Obama warns of ‘dangerous path’ amid Trump’s refusal to accept election result

Nov 16th 2020, 10:52 AM 41,587 Views 87 Comments

The former president said he is troubled that Republican officials are humouring Donald Trump.

'This is not a reality show': Obama takes aim at Donald Trump’s handling of coronavirus
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'This is not a reality show': Obama takes aim at Donald Trump’s handling of coronavirus

Oct 22nd 2020, 6:48 AM 22,269 Views 46 Comments

Obama’s visit to Philadelphia underscores the significance of Pennsylvania.

What does Joe Biden actually want to do as US president?
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# Race For The White House

What does Joe Biden actually want to do as US president?

Jul 25th 2020, 9:01 AM 36,846 Views 116 Comments

The reams of proposals reflect Biden’s belief that the nation faces immense challenges.

FactCheck: No, this photo does not show Obama visiting a Wuhan lab in 2015 to give millions to a 'bat project'
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FactCheck: No, this photo does not show Obama visiting a Wuhan lab in 2015 to give millions to a 'bat project'

Jul 24th 2020, 6:00 AM 29,297 Views 34 Comments

A photograph of Obama in Maryland has been falsely attributed to a laboratory in Wuhan.

Barack Obama: 'As tragic as these few weeks have been, it's an incredible opportunity to awaken'
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Barack Obama: 'As tragic as these few weeks have been, it's an incredible opportunity to awaken'

Jun 3rd 2020, 11:00 PM 32,250 Views 176 Comments

Obama has urged every US mayor to review its use of police force and commit to reforms.

'A lot of them aren’t even pretending to be in charge': Obama hits out at US response to Covid-19
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'A lot of them aren’t even pretending to be in charge': Obama hits out at US response to Covid-19

May 17th 2020, 7:32 AM 42,339 Views 100 Comments

He made the remarks during a livestreaming event for historically black colleges and universities.

In leaked web call, Obama calls Trump's coronavirus response 'an absolute chaotic disaster'
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In leaked web call, Obama calls Trump's coronavirus response 'an absolute chaotic disaster'

May 9th 2020, 9:03 PM 71,627 Views 96 Comments

Obama urges former staffers to join him in rallying behind Joe Biden as he prepares to take on Trump.

'Thanks my friend': Barack Obama endorses Justin Trudeau in unprecedented move
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'Thanks my friend': Barack Obama endorses Justin Trudeau in unprecedented move

Oct 17th 2019, 7:34 AM 21,048 Views 39 Comments

Obama tweeted yesterday that he was proud to work with Trudeau.

Barack Obama: Americans should reject leaders who 'normalise' racism
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Barack Obama: Americans should reject leaders who 'normalise' racism

Aug 6th 2019, 8:47 AM 21,403 Views 79 Comments

Obama did not mention President Trump by name.

Latest leaked cable shows ex-UK ambassador claimed Trump pulled Iran deal to spite Obama
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Latest leaked cable shows ex-UK ambassador claimed Trump pulled Iran deal to spite Obama

Jul 14th 2019, 8:16 AM 20,934 Views 42 Comments

Kim Darroch described pulling out of the nuclear deal as an “act of diplomatic vandalism”.

Obamas sign deal to produce podcasts for Spotify
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Obamas sign deal to produce podcasts for Spotify

Jun 7th 2019, 8:14 AM 13,662 Views 31 Comments

The former US president and first lady have already signed a deal with Netflix to produce films, documentaries and television series.

Poll: Was Varadkar right to have met with Obama on his US St Patrick's Day visit?
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Poll: Was Varadkar right to have met with Obama on his US St Patrick's Day visit?

Jun 4th 2019, 8:54 AM 32,230 Views 48 Comments

The Irish Times has reported that Varadkar met with Obama during his US St Patrick’s Day visit in March.

Poll: Would you attend a public appearance by Donald Trump in Ireland?
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Poll: Would you attend a public appearance by Donald Trump in Ireland?

May 22nd 2019, 10:28 AM 42,452 Views 94 Comments

Trump’s upcoming visit has already prompted increased security at Shannon Airport.

Obama protégé Julian Castro joins 2020 US presidential race
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Obama protégé Julian Castro joins 2020 US presidential race

Jan 13th 2019, 11:56 AM 15,357 Views 24 Comments

“Donald Trump has failed to uphold the values of our great nation,” Castro told supporters.

War veteran Tulsi Gabbard to run for US presidency
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War veteran Tulsi Gabbard to run for US presidency

Jan 12th 2019, 11:47 AM 41,538 Views 63 Comments

Her announcement comes ahead of what is expected to be a wave of high-profile candidates throwing their hats in the ring.

Hozier's made it on to Obama's Songs Of The Year list
# Songs Of 2018
# Songs Of 2018

Hozier's made it on to Obama's Songs Of The Year list

Dec 28th 2018, 5:06 PM 5,891 Views 2 Comments

Fair play to him.

'We have lost a great American': Michael D Higgins, former US presidents pay tributes to George H.W. Bush
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'We have lost a great American': Michael D Higgins, former US presidents pay tributes to George H.W. Bush

Updated Dec 1st 2018, 2:39 PM 25,447 Views 95 Comments

The 41st US President died on Friday at the age of 94.

Michelle Obama speaks about having a miscarriage and conceiving her children using IVF
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Michelle Obama speaks about having a miscarriage and conceiving her children using IVF

Nov 9th 2018, 1:08 PM 40,872 Views 51 Comments

The former first lady says women need to be open with other about their bodies.

Obama slams Trump for 'making stuff up'
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Obama slams Trump for 'making stuff up'

Oct 27th 2018, 3:22 PM 23,769 Views 99 Comments

Obama’s speeches in the Midwest were among Obama’s sharpest and most direct takedowns of Trump’s presidency.

US mail bomb suspect charged with five crimes - faces 48 years in prison if found guilty
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US mail bomb suspect charged with five crimes - faces 48 years in prison if found guilty

Updated Oct 26th 2018, 8:21 PM 62,204 Views 89 Comments

The bombs are being sent to Trump critics and the White House has come out to defend Trump’s remarks on the matter.

Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and CNN targeted with suspected explosive devices
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Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and CNN targeted with suspected explosive devices

Updated Oct 24th 2018, 6:30 PM 25,876 Views 137 Comments

Suspect packages sent to other top Democrats are also being investigated.

Barack Obama is urging women to get more involved in politics as 'men have been getting on my nerves'
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# Bring Back Obama

Barack Obama is urging women to get more involved in politics as 'men have been getting on my nerves'

Jul 19th 2018, 12:49 PM 2,552 Views 1 Comment

Reading the newspapers, Barack is scratching his head at men’s behaviour.

Obama warns of 'strange and uncertain times' during tribute to Nelson Mandela
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Obama warns of 'strange and uncertain times' during tribute to Nelson Mandela

Jul 17th 2018, 5:25 PM 15,117 Views 44 Comments

Today’s speech came on the eve of Mandela Day, which is marked around the world every year on 18 July.

Former FBI director: Family separation is a 'shameful, disgraceful episode' in US history
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Former FBI director: Family separation is a 'shameful, disgraceful episode' in US history

Jun 22nd 2018, 11:40 AM 10,627 Views 56 Comments

James Comey said what has been happening on the Mexican border is “utterly inconsistent with who we are as Americans”.

The Obamas are going into the TV business together
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The Obamas are going into the TV business together

May 22nd 2018, 10:54 AM 25,585 Views 31 Comments

The former US president and first lady have announced a deal with Netflix.

Trump blames Democrats and Obama for failing to stop Russian election meddling
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Trump blames Democrats and Obama for failing to stop Russian election meddling

Feb 18th 2018, 4:27 PM 17,371 Views 100 Comments

Trump sent out a rapid-fire series of tweets earlier today venting his frustration.

'I am humbled': Barack and Michelle Obama's official portraits unveiled at Portrait Gallery
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'I am humbled': Barack and Michelle Obama's official portraits unveiled at Portrait Gallery

Feb 12th 2018, 6:34 PM 23,686 Views 51 Comments

The gallery in Washington has a complete collection of presidential portraits.

16 photos comparing Enda Kenny's retirement to Barack Obama's
# The Lads
# The Lads

16 photos comparing Enda Kenny's retirement to Barack Obama's

Dec 31st 2017, 4:00 PM 12,515 Views 2 Comments

A couple of smooth players.

Barack Obama ends 2017 with a series of 'good news' tweets
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Barack Obama ends 2017 with a series of 'good news' tweets

Dec 29th 2017, 7:28 PM 15,899 Views 34 Comments

In a series of tweets, the former US president referenced a number of different news stories from 2017.

Barack Obama warns against 'irresponsible' social media use in interview with Prince Harry
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Barack Obama warns against 'irresponsible' social media use in interview with Prince Harry

Dec 27th 2017, 9:59 AM 22,890 Views 60 Comments

Obama was interviewed by Prince Harry, who took the role as guest editor on BBC Radio 4′s Today programme.

Woman charged with plot to assassinate Obama with homemade bomb was caught by cat hair
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Woman charged with plot to assassinate Obama with homemade bomb was caught by cat hair

Nov 25th 2017, 1:05 PM 23,735 Views 0 Comments

Julia Poff is charged with sending three devices in the post, one to the then US President.

Obama made his own meme for Joe Biden's birthday and Twitter loved it
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Obama made his own meme for Joe Biden's birthday and Twitter loved it

Nov 21st 2017, 9:18 AM 12,710 Views 3 Comments

He’s become self-aware, so it seems.

Barack Obama turned up for jury duty in Chicago but wasn't selected
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Barack Obama turned up for jury duty in Chicago but wasn't selected

Nov 9th 2017, 7:35 AM 23,344 Views 25 Comments

Barack Obama turned up for jury duty in Chicago but wasn’t selected

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