President Obama

President Obama during his farewell address at McCormick Place in Chicago on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Obama’s post-presidential life beginning to take shape

WASHINGTON — Outgoing President Barack Obama has lined up a new office…

 

David Plouffe, Uber senior vice president of policy and communications, listens as Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey speaks at the opening of the new Uber offices Thursday, June 11, 2015, in Phoenix.   (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Driver says Uber targeted his profile after he critiqued high-level executive

An Uber driver who critiqued the company’s top-brass at a highly publicized…

 

President Barack Obama speaks during a joint news conference at the National Palace in Addis Ababa.  (Evan Vucci/AP Photo)

Obama calls GOP criticism of Iran deal ‘ridiculous’ ‘sad’

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — President Barack Obama unleashed a blistering and belittling…

 

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US pushing local cops to stay mum on surveillance

The Obama administration has been quietly advising local police not to disclose…

AP Photo/Phil SearsThis photo taken June 11
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Obama urges regulators to enact Wall Street rules

Three years after President Barack Obama signed a sweeping overhaul of lending…

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AP Source: Obama nominating 3 to US appeals court

President Barack Obama plans to jointly name three nominees to the federal…

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Raiders punter turns down Obama offer

Raiders punter Chris Kluwe said “thanks, but no thanks” to the president…

Associated PressA man looks at damaged homes on Fort Avenue in Ortley Beach

Obama and Christie yet again; emphasis on recovery

President Barack Obama is looking to get his groove back — at…

Associated PressA man looks at damaged homes on Fort Avenue in Ortley Beach
Associated PressPresident Barack Obama continues to speaks about national security

Obama sees narrower terror threat, defends drones

President Barack Obama sought Thursday to advance the U.S. beyond the unrelenting…

Associated PressPresident Barack Obama continues to speaks about national security

More Obama aides knew of IRS audit; Obama not told

White House chief of staff Denis McDonough and other senior advisers knew…

Associated PressPresident Barack Obama will be visiting the Bay Area in a couple weeks to raise money for his Democratic colleagues in the U.S. Senate.

President Obama visiting Peninsula next month for fundraisers

President Barack Obama is returning to the Bay Area in a couple…

Associated PressPresident Barack Obama will be visiting the Bay Area in a couple weeks to raise money for his Democratic colleagues in the U.S. Senate.
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Obama picks budget official to run troubled IRS

President Barack Obama picked a senior White House budget official to become the acting…

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Associated PressPresident Barack Obama speaks on the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups for extra tax scrutiny in the East Room of the White House in Washington

IRS commissioner ousted over tea party targeting

Hurrying to check a growing controversy, President Barack Obama ousted the acting commissioner…

Associated PressPresident Barack Obama speaks on the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups for extra tax scrutiny in the East Room of the White House in Washington
Associated PressClosure of the Guantanamo Bay prison may be tough for Obama despite promises.

Gitmo closure elusive, Obama looks at other steps

Despite President Barack Obama's new vow, closing the Guantanamo Bay prison is…

Associated PressClosure of the Guantanamo Bay prison may be tough for Obama despite promises.
Associated PressObama promises again to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay.

Obama vows again to close prison at Guantanamo Bay

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday renewed his pledge to…

Associated PressObama promises again to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay.
Charles Dharapak/APA Capitol Police Hazardous Materials Response Team truck is parked at the Russell Senate Office building on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday after reports of suspicious packages discovered on Capitol Hill.

Mississippi man accused of sending letters with ricin to Obama, senator

WASHINGTON — In a capital city on edge, letters sent to President…

Charles Dharapak/APA Capitol Police Hazardous Materials Response Team truck is parked at the Russell Senate Office building on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday after reports of suspicious packages discovered on Capitol Hill.

President Obama urges court to overturn gay marriage ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a historic argument for gay rights, President Barack…

How many of President Obama's Twitter followers are fake?

It's complicated, but after an ex-staffer suggested to Gawker that many of…

The choice in 2012 in pictures

The Washington Post reported yesterday: “In 2012, the contrast between the two…

“Conservatives have just flat out won this debate”

This astonishing admission from Mother Jones’ Kevin Drum has not gotten nearly…