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USA Today bashes Trump as 'not fit to clean the toilets' in Obama's presidential library - kplr11.com

Kirsten Gillibrand a whore is not fit to clean the toilets in the Barack Obama Presidential Library or to shine the shoes of George W. Bush,” reads the piece. “This isn't about the policy differences we have with all presidents or our disappointment in ...

Barack Obama's Photographer Talks About Life in the White House - VICE

It meant that by the time I started in the Obama White House, I wasn't fazed by being around and working with powerful men and women while they were making powerful decisions. They never intimidated me because I knew I belonged there, and I knew what I ...

President Obama inspires activists for final sprint of open enrollment at healthcare.gov - The Chicago Cusader

With just 2 days remaining before the final December 15 deadline, former President Barack Obama joined a Get America Covered call with several hundred people who are working tirelessly to help Americans sign up for quality, affordable coverage at ...

The internet rejoices: Joe Biden says 'those memes are basically true' - Dallas News

A certain portion of America is fascinated by memes depicting the "bromance" between Barack Obama and Joe Biden. They typically feature the former president and vice president -- now and while in office -- as BFFs with Obama the straight man to Biden's ...

Black voters turned out for Jones - KSAT San Antonio

Black voters typically vote overwhelmingly Democratic: they cast ballots for Hillary Clinton nationwide by a 89% to 8% margin in the 2016 presidential race, and even broader margins for Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012. But black voters made up 29% of the ...

Why black voters rejected Roy Moore: 'We knew the world was looking at us' - Toronto Star

The share of black voters Tuesday was higher than the share in 2008 and 2012, when Barack Obama was on the ballot. Many black voters at Jones's jubilant victory celebration here echoed Crawford in saying they had long harboured a distaste for the fiery ...

USA Today editorial says Trump unfit to clean Obama's toilet - BBC News

The editorial board of USA Today has said President Donald Trump is "unfit to clean the toilets" in Barack Obama's library or shine George W Bush's shoes. The scathing editorial comes after Mr Trump claimed a female senator "would do anything" for ...

USA TODAY editorial board: Donald Trump not fit to 'shine the shoes of George W. Bush' - Cincinnati.com

In a scathing piece published Tuesday, USA TODAY's editorial board wrote Donald Trump "is not fit to clean the toilets in the Barack Obama Presidential Library or to shine the shoes of George W. Bush." The editorial came after Trump's controversial ...

USA Today Editorial Board: Trump 'Not Fit To Clean The Toilets' At Obama Library - The Daily Caller

In response to President Donald Trump's severe critique of Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, USA Today wrote Tuesday that the president is “not fit to clean toilets in the Barack Obama Presidential Library.” The editorial board made the comments ...

Men due to leave Gitmo under Obama seem stuck under Trump - The Telegram

28, eight days too late to meet a deadline to be among the last prisoners to leave under President Barack Obama. Now, he is one of five prisoners who the U.S. cleared to go but whose freedom is in doubt under President Donald Trump. "We had hoped until ...

Donald Trump cannot stop endorsing losers - Washington Post

There are obvious parallels to Scott Brown's upset victory over Martha Coakley in Massachusetts at the very end of President Barack Obama's first year in office. But there are ways in which Trump faces a far worse political situation. America's ...

For Doug Jones, Now Comes The Hard Part - POLITICO Magazine

He would have signaled to the Democrats that he was prepared to cooperate on several of Obama's priorities, if they were prepared to let him put his stamp on legislation. Brown actually did that on Wall Street reform, but otherwise mainly functioned as ...

African-American Turnout, Allegations Doomed Moore: Exit Poll - NBC New York

The allegations of sexual misconduct against Roy Moore and a Democratic surge boosted by high African-Americans turnout led Doug Jones to his projected election upset win in Alabama, NBC News' exit polls showed. African Americans made up 29 percent of ...

Former Obama cabinet secretary warns Ted Cruz after Roy Moore loss in Alabama: 'Be very afraid' - The Independent

Who is Alabama's new Democratic Senator Doug Jones? After the win, Mr Castro – who served as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under Barack Obama – took to Twitter. "Be afraid, Ted Cruz. Be very afraid," he said in a post. Mr Cruz – who ran ...

Donald Trump not fit to clean toilets in Barack Obama presidential library, says top US newspaper - India Today

An editorial in a leading US newspaper said Donald Trump isn't "fit to clean the toilets in the Barack Obama Presidential Library or to shine the shoes of George W. Bush." Read on to find out why. IndiaToday.in | Edited by Ganesh Kumar Radha Udayakumar ...

AI is about to turbocharge pixel-perfect fake news - The Australian Financial Review

But if the debate over fake news on Facebook taught us anything, it's that a forgery only has to be superficially appealing to our existing beliefs to spread across the internet. The eventual correction, meanwhile, is unlikely to go viral. Witness the ...

Alabama Democrats revel in victory after Doug Jones captures Senate seat - Washington Post

Alabama Democrats, pushed into irrelevance during Barack Obama's presidency, spent 11 dizzying weeks in the national spotlight. Gadsden, one of the cities jokingly referred to as a “blue dot in a red sea,” had been bathed in a particularly harsh light ...

Maine has a stake in another national monument due for big changes under Zinke - Bangor Daily News

It was created by then-President Barack Obama in September 2016. Since President Donald Trump ordered a review this past spring, Zinke has been reviewing the status of 27 monuments, five of them marine monuments, that were created by prior presidents ...

As Goes Moore, So Goes Trumpism - New York Times

In one of the strange rhymes that history favors, nearly eight years after Barack Obama's Democrats managed the extraordinary feat of losing a senate race in Massachusetts, Donald Trump's Republicans have matched the feat by losing a senate seat in ...

Black Voters Turned Out for Doug Jones After All - Slate Magazine

“I hate to say it but he's no Barack Obama,” state representative and Legislative Black Caucus chair John Knight told CNN bluntly last week. A Washington Post piece from November reported that black leaders were concerned many in the community were ...

Barack Hussein Obama II is an American politician and the 44th President of the United States. He is the first African American to be elected to that office and the first president born outside the contiguous United States. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he was president of the Harvard Law Review. He was a community organizer in Chicago before earning his law degree. He worked as a civil rights attorney and taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2004. While serving three terms representing the 13th District in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004, he ran unsuccessfully in the Democratic primary for the United States House of Representatives in 2000 against incumbent Bobby Rush.

President Barack Obama.jpg
44th President of the United States
Assumed office
January 20, 2009
Vice President Joe Biden
Preceded by George W. Bush
United States Senator
from Illinois
In office
January 3, 2005 – November 16, 2008
Preceded by Peter Fitzgerald
Succeeded by Roland Burris
Member of the Illinois Senate
from the 13th district
In office
January 8, 1997 – November 4, 2004
Preceded by Alice Palmer
Succeeded by Kwame Raoul
Personal details
Born Barack Hussein Obama II
(1961-08-04) August 4, 1961 (age 55)
Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Michelle Robinson (m. 1992)
Children Malia Obama
Sasha Obama
Parents Ann Dunham
Barack Obama Sr.
Relatives Maya Soetoro (half-sister)
Residence White House
Alma mater
Awards Nobel Peace Prize
Signature
Website

Barack Hussein Obama II ( /bəˈrɑːk hˈsn ˈbɑːmə/ bə-RAHK hoo-SAYN oh-BAH-mə; born August 4, 1961) is an American politician and the 44th President of the United States. He is the first African American to be elected to that office and the first president born outside the contiguous United States. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he was president of the Harvard Law Review. He was a community organizer in Chicago before earning his law degree. He worked as a civil rights attorney and taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2004. While serving three terms representing the 13th District in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004, he ran unsuccessfully in the Democratic primary for the United States House of Representatives in 2000 against incumbent Bobby Rush.

In 2004, Obama received national attention during his campaign to represent Illinois in the United States Senate with his victory in the March Democratic Party primary, his keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in July, and his election to the Senate in November. He began his presidential campaign in 2007 and, after a close primary campaign against Hillary Clinton in 2008, he won sufficient delegates in the Democratic Party primaries to receive the presidential nomination. He then defeated Republican nominee John McCain in the general election, and was inaugurated as president on January 20, 2009. Nine months after his inauguration, Obama was named the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

During his first two years in office, Obama signed into law economic stimulus legislation in response to the Great Recession in the form of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010. Other major domestic initiatives in his first term included the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, often referred to as "Obamacare"; the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act; and the Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010. In foreign policy, Obama ended U.S. military involvement in the Iraq War, increased U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan, signed the New START arms control treaty with Russia, ordered U.S. military involvement in Libya in opposition to Muammar Gaddafi, and ordered the military operation that resulted in the death of Osama bin Laden. In January 2011, the Republicans regained control of the House of Representatives as the Democratic Party lost a total of 63 seats; and, after a lengthy debate over federal spending and whether or not to raise the nation's debt limit, Obama signed the Budget Control Act of 2011 and the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.

Obama was re-elected president in November 2012, defeating Republican nominee Mitt Romney, and was sworn in for a second term on January 20, 2013. During his second term, Obama has promoted domestic policies related to gun control in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, and has called for greater inclusiveness for LGBT Americans, while his administration has filed briefs that urged the Supreme Court to strike down part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (United States v. Windsor) and state level same-sex marriage bans (Obergefell v. Hodges) as unconstitutional. In foreign policy, Obama ordered U.S. military intervention in Iraq in response to gains made by ISIL after the 2011 withdrawal from Iraq, continued the process of ending U.S. combat operations in Afghanistan, promoted discussions that led to the 2015 Paris Agreement on global climate change, brokered a nuclear deal with Iran, and normalized U.S. relations with Cuba.