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Bleacher Report's special 'Game of Zones' edition: Barack Obama saves Sam Hinkie - ClutchPoints

Bleacher Report's “Game of Zones” just released a special edition that features former U.S. President Barack Obama as the “defender of rational thought.” He makes it known to everyone that former Philadelphia 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie was ...

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama Official Portraits Unveiled in Washington - Milwaukee Courier Weekly Newspaper

“I was humbled by this invitation, but I was also inspired by Barack Obama's personal story, that sense in which he and I both do have that echo of single parents, African fathers, that search for the father, that sense of twinning. There is kind of ...

What Did Barack Obama Say During His Top Secret Boston Conference Appearance? - Newsweek

Former President Barack Obama discussed basketball at a secret appearance in Boston on Friday at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, but the top-secret event shocked many journalists because they were threatened to be removed from the discussion ...

9 books that American presidents think everyone should read - Business Insider

obama bush clinton presidents cup Former U.S. Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton.Getty Images/Rob Carr. For many former presidents, literature has played a huge role in shaping their worldview, and how they approach decision ...

Black construction companies working on $350 million Obama Presidential Center - TheGrio (blog)

Now that Barack Obama is out of the White House, he's making a statement on support for Black businesses with a huge deal for the Obama Presidential Center. The OPC is set to cost about $350 million, and an alliance of minority firms is set to get a ...

Barack Obama Announcing Bid To Become United Nations Secretary General Is Fake News - Business 2 Community

Barack Obama announcing his bid to become United Nations Secretary General is fake news. There is no truth that the former President of the United States said he would make a run at becoming the next Secretary General to the United Nations. Obama has ...

So what was Obama's secret speech for the sports conference all ... - American Thinker (blog)

President Obama made a speech before the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, and everyone there was told to keep it a secret. According to MassLive: In a bizarre demand, the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference apparently called for attendees of Obama ...

CPAC Communications Director Blames Obama For His Racist Attack On Michael Steele - PoliticusUSA

Former RNC Chairman Michael Steele was the victim of a racist attack by CPAC Communications Director Ian Walters who then tried to blame his racist language on former president Barack Obama. Jon Levine of The Wrap tweeted: CPAC communication director ...

Barack Obama heads to Australia for speaking tour - Daily Telegraph

FORMER US president Barack Obama is returning to Australia to visit Sydney — and possibly Melbourne — as part of an international speaking tour. The surprise visit comes amid speculation Mr Obama was to join Prince Harry for the Invictus Games which ...

Obama library's public cost estimated at $175M: report - Fox News

President Barack Obama speaks during an American Legion national convention in Charlotte, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014. (Associated Press). The planned Obama Presidential Center in Chicago is being privately funded, but on Friday city officials estimated how ...

Barack Obama gives hush-hush Boston talk...on hoops | Boston ... - Boston Herald

Ex-President Barack Obama gave a secret talk in Boston yesterday at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, where organizers threatened to eject.

Surprise, Guess Who Is More Popular Than Obama? - Townhall

The same so-called journalists who idolized Barack Obama have been relentlessly hounding President Trump about non-existent “Russian collusion.” One Trump critic, Jeff Zeleny of CNN, once asked President Obama at a news conference what “enchanted him ...

Judge blocks Trump administration rollback of Obama methane rules - NBCNews.com

LOS ANGELES — A federal judge in California has blocked an effort by the Interior Department to roll back rules designed to limit methane releases by the oil and gas industry. The action late Thursday was the second in just four months that prevents ...

Unpopular portraits - Washington Post

Regarding Philip Kennicott's review of the Barack and Michelle Obama portraits in his Feb. 13 front-page Critic's Notebook, “The Obamas' portraits, refreshing the memory”: The busy symbolism of Barack Obama sitting amid plants representative of Hawaii ...

The first rule of seeing Barack Obama in Boston is don't talk about ... - The Boston Globe

The former president appeared at a sports analytics conference hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Friday. But if you were not an attendee at the event, don't expect to hear much about what Barack Obama shared. Officials managing the ...

Foreign Officials See Bush and Obama in Trump - Foreign Policy (blog)

Rather, multiple people have remarked that they see traces of both George W. Bush and Barack Obama in the current president. Bush, in their view, represented the type of abrasive unilateralism that Trump exemplifies. His confrontational rhetoric ...

Liberals Enraged After Obama Praises Billy Graham on Twitter - Washington Free Beacon

February 23, 2018 4:33 pm. Liberal activists and journalists expressed outrage after former President Barack Obama praised the late U.S. evangelist Billy Graham on Wednesday. "Billy Graham was a humble servant who prayed for so many—and who, with ...

Former President Barack Obama gave a secret speech at the 2018 Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston - MassLive.com

They're proud that former President Barack Obama was giving a speech at their get-together, but they didn't want anybody to talk or post on social media about it. In a bizarre demand, the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference apparently called for ...

The Official Portrait of Former President Barack Obama is Revealed - Catholic University of America The Tower

Last Monday, the portrait of former president, Barack Obama, was unveiled in the National Portrait gallery. The anticipation of the reveal of the portrait has been looming over Washington D.C. People from all over the country were excited to see what ...

Anticipation, and restrictions, high for Barack Obama panel at Sloan - ESPN

BOSTON -- The MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference had panelists ranging from ex-players to current owners to sports media luminaries. But the panelist who commanded the most attention wasn't necessarily synonymous with sports -- well, outside of golf ...

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.

Game Of Zones Special: Barack Obama Invades GoZ to Save Sam Hinkie

The 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama, invades Game of Zones to save former 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie from Chuck and the anti-analytics mob. This GoZ special was created...

Barack Obama thanks portrait artist for capturing Michelle's 'hotness'

Barack Obama praises portrait artist 'for so spectacularly capturing the grace and beauty and intelligence and charm and hotness of the woman I love'. Official portraits of Barack and Michelle...

Barack Obama's portrait at the National Portrait Gallery (C-SPAN)

Former President Barack Obama's portrait is unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery. Watch the full video here: http://cs.pn/2nTHMDe.

Barack Obama Portraits Revealed | All In | MSNBC

A look at the out-of-the-box portraits of the former president and first lady, and President Obama's reaction. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc About: MSNBC is the...

Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States | Biography

Explore Barack Obama's early life, his years at Harvard, and his courtship with Michelle Obama. See his political path as the first African-American president and his work on the ACA, the Iran...

Prince Harry interviews Barack Obama

Harry, 33, spoke about Meghan Markle and social media during his conversation with former President Obama on BBC Radio.