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18 pretty solid reasons why we should just keep Barack Obama
# Four More Years
# Four More Years

18 pretty solid reasons why we should just keep Barack Obama

Nov 6th 2016, 9:30 PM 17,058 Views 3 Comments

One more term? Pretty please?

Obama drops the mic and roasts Trump at his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner
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Obama drops the mic and roasts Trump at his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner

May 1st 2016, 7:51 AM 52,613 Views 51 Comments

The annual gag-fest for politicians and journalists was held last night.

This toddler threw a fit in front of President Obama
# Terrible Twos
# Terrible Twos

This toddler threw a fit in front of President Obama

May 21st 2015, 8:43 PM 8,508 Views 4 Comments

We’re sure she had her reasons.

President Obama got quite a few gifts from Ireland today
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# St Patrick's Day

President Obama got quite a few gifts from Ireland today

Mar 17th 2015, 6:35 PM 25,459 Views 34 Comments

He was presented with some very special books today by Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

Ireland to pay respects at King Abdullah condolence service
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Ireland to pay respects at King Abdullah condolence service

Jan 24th 2015, 4:10 PM 15,595 Views 94 Comments

Ambassador Tony Cotter is representing the Department of Foreign Affairs.

"I would still be in that black hole" - Guantanamo inmates taste freedom after a decade
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# Long Walk To Freedom

"I would still be in that black hole" - Guantanamo inmates taste freedom after a decade

Dec 8th 2014, 9:54 PM 14,016 Views 20 Comments

Uruguay has agreed to take six former prisoners.

Aide resigns after telling Obama daughters to "dress like you deserve respect"
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Aide resigns after telling Obama daughters to "dress like you deserve respect"

Dec 1st 2014, 10:20 PM 83,178 Views 115 Comments

Elizabeth Lauten was communications director to a Republican congressman

Secret Service assumed White House intruder would be stopped by bushes
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# It Is A Good Shubbery

Secret Service assumed White House intruder would be stopped by bushes

Nov 14th 2014, 8:01 AM 13,838 Views 35 Comments

Not the Presidential dynasty. Actual bushes.

President Obama is considering air strikes in Iraq - reports
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President Obama is considering air strikes in Iraq - reports

Aug 7th 2014, 11:03 PM 15,320 Views 144 Comments

One source said his decision was “imminent.”

Thousands of people sing 'Lean On Me' while stuck in a tunnel
# Call On Me Brother
# Call On Me Brother

Thousands of people sing 'Lean On Me' while stuck in a tunnel

May 27th 2014, 9:28 AM 5,851 Views 2 Comments

They’ll help you carry on.

Invasion fears rise as Russia accuses Kiev of 'crimes against its own people'
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Invasion fears rise as Russia accuses Kiev of 'crimes against its own people'

Apr 24th 2014, 12:37 PM 4,943 Views 96 Comments

Vladimir Putin has warned of “consequences” to the military action.

President Obama and 'Big Papi' had great craic at the Red Sox' White House reception
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President Obama and 'Big Papi' had great craic at the Red Sox' White House reception

Apr 2nd 2014, 5:17 PM 4,759 Views 2 Comments

Baseball big-hitter David Ortiz grabbed POTUS in for a quick selfie.

US Medal of Honour recipient asks to re-enlist in the Army
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# Afghan War

US Medal of Honour recipient asks to re-enlist in the Army

Oct 16th 2013, 9:41 PM 16,576 Views 38 Comments

In a rare, if not unprecedented move, William D Swenson has asked US Army officials to allow him return to active service.

Democrats plan to force Republicans into showdown on debt ceiling
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# Debt Ceiling

Democrats plan to force Republicans into showdown on debt ceiling

Oct 8th 2013, 10:40 AM 4,294 Views 32 Comments

A high-risk plan by Democratic Senate leader Harry Reid is expected to be opposed by Republicans, but it is not known if they will take the step of filibustering it.

Woman shot at US Capitol "believed President Obama was communicating with her"
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# Capitol Shooting

Woman shot at US Capitol "believed President Obama was communicating with her"

Oct 4th 2013, 9:04 PM 13,868 Views 112 Comments

Miriam Carey rammed a barrier at the White House before making for the US Capitol, where she was shot.

President Obama to give back $20,000 of his salary
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President Obama to give back $20,000 of his salary

Apr 4th 2013, 3:02 PM 11,645 Views 90 Comments

Five per cent of his salary will be given to Treasury to act in solidarity with federal workers by sharing in the budget cuts pain.

Obama unveils sweeping proposals to help curb gun violence
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Obama unveils sweeping proposals to help curb gun violence

Jan 16th 2013, 9:50 PM 8,043 Views 90 Comments

President Obama demanded an assault weapons ban and universal background checks for gun buyers.

The White House responds to the Piers Morgan deportation petition
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# First Amendment

The White House responds to the Piers Morgan deportation petition

Jan 9th 2013, 8:20 PM 25,640 Views 53 Comments

“BREAKING NEWS: President Obama has officially decided I am NOT being deported.”

So Obama's a Led Zeppelin fan
# Stairway To White House
# Stairway To White House

So Obama's a Led Zeppelin fan

Dec 28th 2012, 9:21 AM 7,931 Views 9 Comments

Also, check out Robert Plant crying at Stairway to Heaven.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Dec 15th 2012, 8:52 AM 10,029 Views 12 Comments

Good morning! Every day TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Nov 18th 2012, 10:30 AM 8,618 Views 3 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Obama campaign says it won Florida vote
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Obama campaign says it won Florida vote

Nov 9th 2012, 10:12 AM 6,761 Views 3 Comments

Mitt Romney’s campaign team earlier conceded that the Republican presidential nominee lost Florida’s votes to President Barack Obama.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
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# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Nov 4th 2012, 10:30 AM 9,865 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Pic: Barack Obama - Sassy President
# Sass Force One
# Sass Force One

Pic: Barack Obama - Sassy President

Nov 2nd 2012, 9:56 AM 20,035 Views 25 Comments

Saucer of milk to the West Wing, please.

US 2012: Romney ups criticism of Obama as finish line comes closer
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US 2012: Romney ups criticism of Obama as finish line comes closer

Oct 20th 2012, 5:40 PM 3,827 Views 12 Comments

A new ad by Mitt Romney alleges that Barack Obama has not put forward a full policy platform for the next four years.

US 2012: Obama and Romney trade jokes at dinner
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# US 2012

US 2012: Obama and Romney trade jokes at dinner

Oct 19th 2012, 8:47 AM 7,255 Views 35 Comments

The US presidential candidates scored big laughs at an annual fundraiser at New York’s Waldorf Astoria hotel last night.

The YouTube Top 10: Because Ryle Nugent impressions are even better than the real thing
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# Going Viral

The YouTube Top 10: Because Ryle Nugent impressions are even better than the real thing

Sep 27th 2012, 12:30 PM 2,194 Views 2 Comments

Also featuring a hilarious parody mocking the NFL refs.

Republican National Convention gets underway in Florida
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# USA2012

Republican National Convention gets underway in Florida

Aug 28th 2012, 4:39 PM 3,112 Views 13 Comments

Mitt Romney will take to the stage at the Republican National Convention in Florida to receive the official presidential candidate nomination from his party.

Obama assassination plot uncovered in US murder case
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Obama assassination plot uncovered in US murder case

Aug 27th 2012, 9:26 PM 19,083 Views 61 Comments

Prosecutors say that four soldiers had planned to overthrow the US government.

Obama pays tribute to movie massacre victims
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Obama pays tribute to movie massacre victims

Jul 21st 2012, 3:40 PM 4,142 Views 22 Comments

Meanwhile, police are still trying to work their way into the suspect’s booby-trapped apartment.

US election: Romney and Republicans 'raised over $100m last month'
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# US 2012

US election: Romney and Republicans 'raised over $100m last month'

Jul 6th 2012, 2:16 PM 1,988 Views 12 Comments

Fundraising battle heats up between Romney and Obama…

One year on: Osama bin Laden's death
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# Osama

One year on: Osama bin Laden's death

May 1st 2012, 7:30 PM 5,478 Views 12 Comments

The architect of the 9/11 terrorist attacks was killed by US Navy SEALs in the early hours of 2 May 2011 – here, we take a look back at the events that unfolded in the wake of his death.

'Pretend it's Obama' firing range comment being investigated by US Secret Service
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'Pretend it's Obama' firing range comment being investigated by US Secret Service

Mar 24th 2012, 10:01 AM 4,965 Views 17 Comments

Woman made controversial remark at a Rick Santorum campaign event yesterday.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Mar 24th 2012, 8:56 AM 4,858 Views 5 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

Obama surprises student with sign language
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# Obama Signs

Obama surprises student with sign language

Mar 22nd 2012, 6:20 PM 6,848 Views 23 Comments

Obama shows he doesn’t just talk the talk, he can also sign the sign…

Barack Obama knew about Jeremy Lin before you...
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# Hard Ball

Barack Obama knew about Jeremy Lin before you...

Mar 1st 2012, 2:31 PM 357 Views 1 Comment

US president talked basketball with ESPN’s Bill Simmons.

Gabrielle Giffords steps down from Congress
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# Gabrielle Giffords

Gabrielle Giffords steps down from Congress

Jan 23rd 2012, 3:34 PM 1,987 Views 3 Comments

The Congresswoman, who was injured during a shooting last year, released a video in which she thanked those who supported her.

2011 a "time of great challenge and progress", says Obama
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2011 a "time of great challenge and progress", says Obama

Dec 31st 2011, 3:14 PM 1,373 Views 5 Comments

The President of the United States made his New Year’s address today, telling Americans that the country can help create jobs and grow the economy by working together.

Fox News's hacked Twitter feed kills Obama
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# Hacked Off

Fox News's hacked Twitter feed kills Obama

Jul 4th 2011, 9:53 AM 1,641 Views 6 Comments

A serious of tweets posted from the account of Fox News Politics claimed that the US president had been assassinated in Iowa.

LIVE: (Not) Cardinal Brady’s liveblog from Obama’s concert
# Obama Gig
# Obama Gig

LIVE: (Not) Cardinal Brady’s liveblog from Obama’s concert

May 23rd 2011, 6:20 PM 2,979 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s resident columnist and spiritual leader gives us his blow-by-blow account of goings-on at College Green in honour of visiting US President Barack Obama.

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