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The Story Behind One of President Obama’s Most Touching Photographs

The Story Behind One of President Obama’s Most Touching Photographs

"It tells you a lot about what he is like as a person," says photographer Pete Souza
Thanks, Obama: Looking back at the 44th President's crazy career in comics

Thanks, Obama: Looking back at the 44th President's crazy career in comics

We do a deep dive into the long boxes to find the coolest and weirdest presidential comics of the last eight years.

President Obama: 'The Press Is Not Supposed To Be Sycophants'

President Obama's opening statement of his last press conference sounded like a call to action and in the words of some, an "extended subtweet" of Donald Trump and how the press handles
Behind the Most Powerful Photos of Obama’s Years in the White House

Behind the Most Powerful Photos of Obama’s Years in the White House

Pete Souza reflects on eight years spent with President Obama and the two million images he shot

GIF of the Day: Chelsea Manning’s Sentence Commuted!!!

Holy crap! Finally some good news! President Obama, in his last days in office, has commuted the majority of the sentence of Wikileaks whistleblower Chelsea Manning. She will go free on May 17th, far
Obama Cuts Chelsea Manning’s Prison Sentence
Obama Cuts Chelsea Manning’s Prison Sentence
BREAKING: Obama Commutes Most Of Chelsea Manning's Sentence

BREAKING: Obama Commutes Most Of Chelsea Manning's Sentence

Activist groups have been working hard to lobby President Obama to commute Chelsea Manning's sentence and he has heard them. New York Times: President Obama on Tuesday largely commuted the remaining
Chelsea Manning Receives Commutation From President Obama, Will Be Freed In Just Five Months

Chelsea Manning Receives Commutation From President Obama, Will Be Freed In Just Five Months

In a breaking, staggering bit of good news, President Obama has commuted the prison sentence of former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, who has been imprisoned for seven years for leaking

Santorum: 'Obama One Of The Most Vindictive Presidents'

During one of CNN's interminable panel discussions on State of the Union, Jake Tapper asked Rick Santorum (of all people) about how well President Obama took the slings and arrows of being
You can now take a virtual reality tour of the White House

You can now take a virtual reality tour of the White House

If you’ve always wanted to tour the White House but never managed to make it out to Washington DC, then we’ve got some good news for you. Assuming you’ve got an Oculus Rift or Gear VR headset, you can
President Obama Designates New National Monuments Related To Civil Rights History

President Obama Designates New National Monuments Related To Civil Rights History

Just ahead of Martin Luther King Day, President Obama designated three new national monuments in the South and expanded two others on the West Coast. The new monuments honor the Civil Rights movement
The Photos That Moved Them Most: The Obama Administration

The Photos That Moved Them Most: The Obama Administration

For eight years, Pete Souza has photographed President Obama's administration. Eight White House staffers reflect on their favorite moments

Obama outlines three threats to democracy in his final speech as president

President Barack Obama gave a farewell speech Monday night urging Americans to take steps to protect democracy, despite increasing political division ahead of the inauguration of President-elect

Watch Live: President Obama Delivers Farewell Address In Chicago

This will be President Barack Obama's final speech as President of the United States. Watch with us. I will miss him, particularly in light of what is yet to come.
Richard Haass: Obama's Hand-Off To Trump Is Worse Than What Bush Left Him

Richard Haass: Obama's Hand-Off To Trump Is Worse Than What Bush Left Him

President Obama's farewell address to the American people is a mere hours away, so the kind folks at Morning Joe are trashing him in epic fashion. The Council on Foreign Relations, spokesman Richard
7 Ways the White House Is Preserving President Obama's Social Accounts

7 Ways the White House Is Preserving President Obama's Social Accounts

Barack Obama has famously been the country's first social media president. Notably, his administration has used Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat as communication platforms. Now, with only two

House investigative panel releases report calling for defunding of Planned Parenthood

"Planned Parenthood receives about $450 million annually in federal funds..."