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Barack Obama: 44th president of the United States
Barack Hussein Obama II is an American politician and attorney who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, Obama was the first African-American president of the United States. He previously served as a U.S. senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008 and an Illinois state senator from 1997 to 2004.

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Obama to Join Biden on Last Weekend of Campaign Trail [Video]

Obama to Join Biden on Last Weekend of Campaign Trail

According to CNN, Former President Barack Obama will join Biden in a key battleground state.

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US elections: taxation for overseas nationals on agenda as factions do battle in Netherlands [Video]

US elections: taxation for overseas nationals on agenda as factions do battle in Netherlands

Is the re-election of Donald Trump is the only way to repeal a 2010 Obama administration rule which forces all Americans who live abroad to file taxes?View on euronews

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Biden goes for Georgia as Trump hits the rust belt [Video]

Biden goes for Georgia as Trump hits the rust belt

[NFA] Trailing in national opinion polls, President Donald Trump again attacked U.S. election mechanics on Tuesday, saying it would be “inappropriate” to take extra time to count the tens of..

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Biden, Trump show opposing views as COVID-19 surges [Video]

Biden, Trump show opposing views as COVID-19 surges

[NFA] President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden gave starkly contrasting messages on Saturday about the coronavirus pandemic, taking their campaigns for the White House on the road as..

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Last debate over, candidates enter final sprint [Video]

Last debate over, candidates enter final sprint

[NFA] In the final sprint to Election Day, President Donald Trump doubled down on his attempt to win over the senior vote in Florida on Friday, while Democratic nominee Joe Biden vowed to kill the..

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Barack Obama Blasts Donald Trump for ‘Crazy Uncle’ Behaviour [Video]

Barack Obama Blasts Donald Trump for ‘Crazy Uncle’ Behaviour

Barack Obama delivered a blistering rebuke of President Donald Trump on Wednesday.

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Senate panel approves Trump court pick over Dem boycott [Video]

Senate panel approves Trump court pick over Dem boycott

The Republican-led U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved President Donald Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to a lifetime Supreme Court seat despite a Democratic boycott, clearing..

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Jennifer Lawrence endorses Democrat Joe Biden after confessing she was a 'little Republican' [Video]

Jennifer Lawrence endorses Democrat Joe Biden after confessing she was a 'little Republican'

Jennifer Lawrence has joined the celebrities endorsing Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden after confessing she was once a "little Republican", who voted for late Senator John McCain over..

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Obama tears into Trump over economy and coronavirus handling [Video]

Obama tears into Trump over economy and coronavirus handling

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Barack Obama blasts Donald Trump’s record in Biden campaign pitch [Video]

Barack Obama blasts Donald Trump’s record in Biden campaign pitch

The former US president Barack Obama said “we’ve got to vote like never before” as he blasted Donald Trump’s record on the coronavirus pandemic.View on euronews

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Obama blasts Trump in 2020 campaign trail debut [Video]

Obama blasts Trump in 2020 campaign trail debut

Former President Barack Obama returned to the campaign trail on Wednesday with a blistering attack on Donald Trump with less than two weeks to go before the Republican president's Election Day face-off..

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Trump says Obama underestimated him [Video]

Trump says Obama underestimated him

U.S. President Donald Trump weighed in on former U.S. President Barack Obama at a campaign rally in North Carolina Wednesday (October 21) saying Obama had underestimated him as he recalled his victory..

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Barack Obama says 'Trump wants zero blame for pandemic' [Video]

Barack Obama says 'Trump wants zero blame for pandemic'

Former President Barack Obama hit the campaign trial in Philadelphia Wednesdayon behalf of his former vice president, Joe Biden. Mr Obama repeatedlyattacked President Donald Trump in his drive in..

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Obama: Trump can't even 'protect himself' [Video]

Obama: Trump can't even 'protect himself'

Former U.S. President Barack Obama, stumping for his former VP Joe Biden, said his administration "literally left the White House a pandemic playbook," adding that President Donald Trump "isn't going..

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Obama slams Trump over 'secret' Chinese bank account [Video]

Obama slams Trump over 'secret' Chinese bank account

Former U.S. President Barack Obama rallying for his former VP Joe Biden in Philadelphia Wednesday slammed President Donald Trump for his reported bank account in China, saying Trump may have paid more..

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Obama ‘never lost hope' the past four years [Video]

Obama ‘never lost hope' the past four years

Former President Barack Obama made his first appearance on the campaign trail on Wednesday for Democratic nominee Joe Biden, who is locked in a tight race with President Donald Trump in crucial states..

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Chief Official White House Photographer Pete Souza Talks New Documentary 'The Way I See It' | THR News [Video]

Chief Official White House Photographer Pete Souza Talks New Documentary 'The Way I See It' | THR News

Pete Souza opens up about why working for both the Obama and Reagan administrations gives him a unique perspective on the presidency. Plus, he revealed what photo he thinks best describes Donald..

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Democrats object as Senate panel sets Barrett vote [Video]

Democrats object as Senate panel sets Barrett vote

The Republican-led U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday scheduled an Oct. 22 vote to advance conservative appellate judge Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court to the full Senate..

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'Long, contentious week' of Barrett hearing begins [Video]

'Long, contentious week' of Barrett hearing begins

[NFA] Republican Senator Lindsey Graham kicked off the Senate Judiciary Committee's Supreme Court confirmation hearing with his party looking to push through the approval of President Trump's nominee,..

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Dems ready to grill Trump's Supreme Court pick [Video]

Dems ready to grill Trump's Supreme Court pick

[NFA] President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, Amy Coney Barrett, will face a grilling from Democrats this week during a multi-day Senate confirmation hearing as Republicans push ahead..

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Obama Roasts Trump in Miami, Likens Him to Wild 'Florida Man'

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Donald Trump Rips Barack Obama After Blistering Rebuke Of Presidency

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Barack Obama Stumps for Biden in Philly, Takes Bullhorn to the Streets

Joe Biden's campaign is pulling out the biggest gun right before the election -- Barack Obama in the flesh pounding the pavement for his ex-Veep. The former President was out in Philly Wednesday,..
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Barack Obama Praises LeBron James, You're a Great Player and Person!

Barack Obama is congratulating his pal, LeBron James -- saying the NBA superstar is a legend both on and off the court ... despite what Trump thinks. "Proud of my friend @KingJames for his fourth..
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Obama to release first volume of memoir

The first volume of former US president Barack Obama's memoir is coming out in November 17 and will cover his rise to the White House and first term in office.
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Trump Hired Black Man to Play Obama So He Could Belittle, Fire Him

President Trump once hired a Black actor to impersonate Barack Obama, just so he could get him in his office and fire him "Apprentice" style ... and the whole thing is on video. The scene was..
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Barack Obama Set to Scorch Donald Trump in His DNC Speech

Barack Obama's speech at the Democratic National Convention will be a blistering, all-out admonishment of Donald Trump ... no punches pulled. Excerpts from the former President's upcoming DNC speech..
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US President Donald Trump is holding his daily briefing. Later today, the Democratic National Convention will hold its third day. Speakers for today's event include Senator Elizabeth Warren, Speaker..
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Mailboxes Removed in NYC as President Trump's USPS War Rages On

Barack Obama's weighed in on the Postal Service situation ... and took a major shot at Trump in the process. The former president says EVERYONE depends on the USPS, and they "can't be collateral damage..
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Trump administration erases transgender civil rights protection in health care

The Trump administration has announced it is eliminating an Obama-era regulation prohibiting discrimination in health care against transgender patients.
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Mexico details note to U.S. over Obama-era gun-running row

Mexico's foreign minister on Monday posted a video online detailing a diplomatic note to the U.S. embassy requesting answers about a gun-running sting under the Obama presidency, keeping a spotlight on..
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Watch: SBS World News live

Tonight on SBS World News, NSW to announce easing COVID-19 restrictions from Friday, Barack Obama slams US President Donald Trump for his handling of the coronavirus outbreak, and Little Richard dies..
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Mexico asks U.S. for answers over historic gun-running row

Mexico's president on Friday urged the United States to shed light on a gun-running sting that caused bilateral friction under the Obama presidency, questioning the behavior of past U.S...
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Former top Obama adviser says Tony Abbott didn't 'really know what he was talking about'

A former Obama adviser has recounted how the former US president's team watched Julia Gillard's misogyny speech to deal with frustrations with former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott.
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Trump eases restrictions on land mine use by U.S. military

President Donald Trump on Friday relaxed Obama-era restrictions on the U.S. military's use of anti-personnel land mines, arguing that the previous policy could put American troops at a "severe..
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Trump loosens Obama-era restrictions on military use of land mines

President Donald Trump on Friday relaxed Obama-era restrictions on the U.S. military's use of land mines, arguing that the previous policy put American troops at a "severe disadvantage."
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Landmines important tool U.S. troops need: Pentagon chief

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday that landmines were an important tool that U.S. forces needed, as President Donald Trump's administration is expected to relax Obama-era restrictions on..
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Obama tweets support for Canadian PM Trudeau in re-election campaign

Former U.S. President Barack Obama voiced his support on Wednesday for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who faces a tough battle for re-election next week.
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Canada's Trudeau slams rivals for dirty campaign, gets Obama endorsement

Canadian Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, facing a tough election next week, accused his rivals on Wednesday of fighting a dirty campaign and picked up an endorsement from former U.S. President..
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Democratic House Votes to Restore Net Neutrality - But There’s a Long Road Ahead

democratic house votes to restore net neutrality - but there’s a long road ahead
by Adam Yardley - The US House of Representatives has voted to bring the Obama-era Net Neutrality rules back into law following months of speculation. However, with the bill set to undergo further..
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