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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, Barack 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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Rep. Lewis praised by 3 presidents at funeral [Video]

Rep. Lewis praised by 3 presidents at funeral

[NFA] Former U.S. Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton were among those who spoke passionately about late civil rights icon and U.S. Congressman John Lewis at his funeral in a..

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Obama To Eulogize John Lewis, Clinton and Bush To Attend, Trump Refused [Video]

Obama To Eulogize John Lewis, Clinton and Bush To Attend, Trump Refused

Former President Barack Obama will give the eulogy at US Rep. John Lewis' funeral. The funeral will take place on Thursday, according to reports at CNN. Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W...

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'Enjoy': Trump nixes affordable housing rule in suburbs [Video]

'Enjoy': Trump nixes affordable housing rule in suburbs

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday told his supporters in Texas that his administration "ended" an Obama-era rule intended to combat discriminatory housing practices and segregation in..

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Trump Admin To Review DACA, Reject New Applications [Video]

Trump Admin To Review DACA, Reject New Applications

The Trump administration will not accept new applications for one Obama-era program. The program shields deportation for certain undocumented immigrants, reports CNN. It applies mostly to those who..

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George Clooney joins Joe Biden fundraiser with virtual Barack Obama chat [Video]

George Clooney joins Joe Biden fundraiser with virtual Barack Obama chat

George Clooney is throwing his support behind Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign by sitting down for a virtual chat with former U.S. leader Barack Obama for an online fundraiser.

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Obama: Dodd-Frank act protected people on 'Main Street' [Video]

Obama: Dodd-Frank act protected people on 'Main Street'

On the 10th anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act, which former President Barack Obama's administration helped enact in his first term, Obama on Tuesday said the act protected Americans from being..

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John Lewis, U.S. congressman and sharecropper's son, was civil rights hero [Video]

John Lewis, U.S. congressman and sharecropper's son, was civil rights hero

[NFA] John Lewis, who died on Friday at age 80, was a hero of the U.S. civil rights movement of the 1960s who endured beatings by white police and mobs and played an outsized role in American politics..

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Barack Obama, Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Others Targeted in Twitter Bitcoin Scam [Video]

Barack Obama, Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Others Targeted in Twitter Bitcoin Scam

On Wednesday, dozens of public figures' Twitter accounts displayed messages urging fans to send them Bitcoin and receive double the amount back.

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Michelle Obama Launches Podcast [Video]

Michelle Obama Launches Podcast

Former First Lady Michelle Obama is teaming up with Spotify to launch a new podcast. "The Michelle Obama Podcast" is scheduled to debut on July 29. Business Insider reports it will feature "candid,..

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Twitter hack: Obama, Biden, Musk and Gates accounts reportedly breached in Bitcoin scam [Video]

Twitter hack: Obama, Biden, Musk and Gates accounts reportedly breached in Bitcoin scam

Twitter hack: Obama, Biden, Musk and Gates accounts reportedly breached in Bitcoin scam

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Barack Obama and Bill Gates accounts hacked in Bitcoin Twitter scam [Video]

Barack Obama and Bill Gates accounts hacked in Bitcoin Twitter scam

High-profile Twitter accounts, including those of Barack Obama, Elon Musk and Kanye West, have been hacked as part of a widespread cryptocurrency scam.The accounts, which have large Twitter followings,..

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Trump's plan for 'dreamers' will not include amnesty -WH [Video]

Trump's plan for 'dreamers' will not include amnesty -WH

U.S. President Donald Trump's planned executive order on immigration will not include amnesty for migrants who are in the United States illegally but arrived in the country as children, a White House..

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Last 4 US Presidents agreed on importance of relationship with India: EAM Jaishankar [Video]

Last 4 US Presidents agreed on importance of relationship with India: EAM Jaishankar

Union Minister for External Affairs, S Jaishankar attended 'India Global Week 2020' through video conferencing where he spoke on India-US relationship. He said, "Think back at last 4 US presidents-..

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New Revelation Hurts Core Biden Argument [Video]

New Revelation Hurts Core Biden Argument

During the 2009 swine flu pandemic, the Obama administration suddenly told states to shut down their testing, without providing much in the way of explanation. And, Joe Biden's top advisor at the time..

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SCOTUS Guts Obamacare Contraception Mandate [Video]

SCOTUS Guts Obamacare Contraception Mandate

The Supreme Court sided with employers who refuse to provide no-cost birth control to women as part of their health insurance. Business Insider said this is a historic victory for the Trump..

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Biden Campaign Gets New Fonts [Video]

Biden Campaign Gets New Fonts

c/o the Biden campaign Former Vice President Joe Biden's campaign is introducing a new set of fonts, Decimal and Mercury, to be used "across campaign content like graphics, video, and more." The..

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Al Sharpton Shares That Obama Has Called George Floyd's Family [Video]

Al Sharpton Shares That Obama Has Called George Floyd's Family

Former President Barack Obama has brought "solace" to George Floyd's family. Obama and Floyd's family had an emotional 25-minute phone call recently, reports Business Insider. Al Sharpton spoke with..

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Sacha Baron Cohen Makes Secret Appearance at Conservative Rally in Washington | THR News [Video]

Sacha Baron Cohen Makes Secret Appearance at Conservative Rally in Washington | THR News

Organizers of the event have suggested the comedian disguised himself as a lead singer who encouraged the crowd to sing along to lyrics such as "Obama what we gotta do, inject him with the Wuhan flu"..

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Prince Harry and Meghan to hit the speakers' circuit [Video]

Prince Harry and Meghan to hit the speakers' circuit

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle will be available for speaking engagements after signing with an agency that works with former U.S. President Obama. Edward Baran reports.

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