Barack Obama

Type: Person
Name: Barack Obama
Title: US President
Organization: United States Government
Date of Birth: 1961-08-04
Place of Birth: Honolulu
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Barack Obama
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 38 mins ago - 17 reports

Two Cheers for Obama: Nobody Makes the Best Out of Bad Situation Like He Does

(U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Jessica Hines) An F-16 Fighting Falcon takes off for Poland, September 5, 2014, from Aviano Air Base, Italy.  This article originally appeared on  The Huffington Post . It took President Barack Obama a long time, ... [Published TAPPED - 38 mins ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 28 reports

UH among 4 finalists for Obama Presidential Library

ByStar-Advertiser staffThe University of Hawaii is one of four finalists for the Barack Obama Presidential Library, it was announced Monday.The Barack Obama Foundation said it has issued a request for proposal to the UH, University of Chicago, University ... [Published SamoaNews.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 8 reports

Obama to gain approval to arm moderate Syrian rebels

The US House of Representatives will begin debating legislation on Tuesday to give President Barack Obama approval for arming and training rebels who oppose both Islamic State militants and Syria's government. The post Obama to gain approval to arm moderate ... [Published Rediff Realtime News - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 15 reports

Column: Why didn't Obama pass immigration reform when he had the chance?

In light of President Obama’s decision to delay his much-anticipated edict on immigration until after November’s elections, some critics are asking why the president and Democrats in Congress didn’t pass immigration reform back when they had overwhelming ... [Published Oneida Daily Dispatch - 2 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 21 reports

Fine Print: Hill has to step lively, wisely on Islamic State

By ,President Obama is making sure Congress is a partner in the escalation of U.S. involvement in the bloody Syrian civil war with a vote to approve funds to train and equip about 5,000 Syrian anti-Islamic State, anti-Assad fighters over the next yea ... [Published Washington Post - 3 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 13 reports

Obama awards highest military honor to two for actions in Vietnam

President Barack Obama awarded the nation’s highest military honor to a pair of soldiers for their bravery during the Vietnam War during a White House ceremony Monday.Click to Continue » ... [Published McClatchy DC - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 26 reports

Obama to expand U.S. response to Ebola in West Africa

President Barack Obama plans to announce this week an expanded response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the White House said Monday."Making an investment here early is critical to trying to snuff out this problem before it becomes a much more widespread ... [Published EFE - 4 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 27 reports

Female Dem Senate Candidate uses a gun to prove she's not Barack Obama in campaign ad

Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes wants Kentuckians to know she is most definitely not President Barack Obama, and she even wields a gun in her latest campaign ad, released today to prove it.The entire 30-second ad takes place in a field ... [Published Mail Online UK - 7 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 12 reports

Obama hits road to deal with global crises | Politics

Two unconnected overseas emergencies -- the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and Islamic terrorists in Iraq and Syria -- are prompting President Barack Obama to embark on a two-day U.S. road trip that the White House hopes will demonstrate a commander at ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 16 reports

Malcolm: Americans Doubt Obama Will Beat ISIS

Sowing distrust and discord among Americans has served Barack Obama well politically during his 68 months in office. But now as the former community organizer faces ISIS and the worst foreign policy crisis of his ineffective presidential tenure, that ... [Published Investor's Business Daily - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 35 reports

Outsourcing security in an anarchic world

Illustration: Jayachandran/MintLast week marked the 200th anniversary of the writing of the American national anthem, the Star-Spangled Banner. It is disappointing though that when US President Barack Obama attended a ceremony in Baltimore to mark this ... [Published Livemint.com - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 45 reports

How the West Created the Islamic State

Today - 15:38 GMTPresident Barack Obama announces the Iraqi special forces, backed by American war planes, had retaken a strategically critical dam near Mosul, Iraq, from extremists of the Islamic State, at the White House, in Washington, August 18, 2014. ... [Published Gold Industry Today - Sep 14 2014]

Quotes

Warning of "bogus claims spread by those whose only agenda is to kill reform at any cost," for instance, President Obama told Congress in 2009 : "and one more misunderstanding i want to clear up – under our plan, no federal dollars will be used to fund abortions, and federal conscience laws will remain in place."

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Obama 'to pledge troops for ebola' [Published BBC News - Africa - 25 mins ago]
Two Cheers for Obama: Nobody Makes the Best Out... [Published TAPPED - 38 mins ago]
Boston Globe Reporter: ‘Bush Had No Coalition’ ... [Published NewsBusters.org blogs - 39 mins ago]
Jon Stewart Completely Emasculates Lindsey Grah... [Published Crooks and Liars - 43 mins ago]
Today’s letters: ‘Toronto is not the centre of ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - 52 mins ago]
Is Scottish Independence Bad for America? [Published Eunomia - 53 mins ago]
U.S. military to lead Ebola fight [Published The Checkup - 53 mins ago]
U.S. to Commit $500 Million, Deploy 3,000 Troop... [Published Swampland - 53 mins ago]
U.S. to Commit $500 Million, Deploy 3,000 Troop... [Published The China Blog - 53 mins ago]
U.S. to Commit $500 Million, Deploy 3,000 Troop... [Published TIME.com - 53 mins ago]
U.S. to Commit $500 Million, Deploy 3,000 Troop... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - 53 mins ago]
U.S. to increase medical aid to fight Ebola out... [Published Greenspace - 54 mins ago]
Looking Strong in 2016, Rand Paul's Record Come... [Published Breitbart Feed - 1 hour ago]
US includes India among 22 major illicit drug p... [Published Yahoo! India - 1 hour ago]
A FAILURE OF CONFIDENCE: Poll: Americans don’t ... [Published Instapundit - 1 hour ago]
Four terror threats more grave than Islamic State [Published DAWN Group - 1 hour ago]
US carries out airstrikes in Iraq [Published Radio New Zealand - 1 hour ago]
TEKS and APUSH Are Like Oil and Water, They Do ... [Published Breitbart Feed - 1 hour ago]
Iran supreme leader spurns US overture to fight... [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - 1 hour ago]
GAO report shows how Obamacare subsidizes abortion [Published Washington Examiner - 1 hour ago]
Are US and Iran cooperating in fight against Is... [Published ABC Online - 1 hour ago]
Fighting words: Is this a war? [Published ABC Online - 1 hour ago]
Dems Roll Out New 7-Figure Ad Campaign Ahead of... [Published The Root - 1 hour ago]
Abbott: No frontline role for special forces in... [Published ABC Online - 1 hour ago]
Obama juggles domestic and foreign negotiations... [Published ABC Online - 1 hour ago]
‘It’s despair on all fronts,’ says Ebola aid wo... [Published H5N1 - 1 hour ago]
Insurance providers widely ignoring ObamaCare a... [Published FOXNews.com - 1 hour ago]
Open thread for night owls: Harper's Index exce... [Published Daily Kos - 1 hour ago]
Thousands Risk Losing Health Law Tax Credits [Published Winter Haven News Chief - 1 hour ago]
Iraq: US bombs IS near Baghdad for first time [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 1 hour ago]
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Two Cheers for Obama: Nobody Makes the Best Out... [Published TAPPED - 38 mins ago]
(U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Jessica Hines) An F-16 Fighting Falcon takes off for Poland, September 5, 2014, from Aviano Air Base, Italy.  This article originally appeared on  The Huffington Post . It took President Barack Obama a long time, ...
Boston Globe Reporter: ‘Bush Had No Coalition’ ... [Published NewsBusters.org blogs - 39 mins ago]
In a conversation on Twitter with Fox News Channel (FNC) contributor Richard Grenell, Boston Globe reporter Bryan Bender continued the media’s double standard of slamming then-President George W. Bush’s international coalition for the Iraq War and President ...
Jon Stewart Completely Emasculates Lindsey Grah... [Published Crooks and Liars - 43 mins ago]
The Daily Show's Jon Stewart took Sen. Huckleberry J. Butchmeup (h/t Charlie Pierce ) for his unhinged bedwetting rant over the weekend, where he warned that the "gates of hell" would "spill out onto the world" if President Obama didn't get some boots ...
Today’s letters: ‘Toronto is not the centre of ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - 52 mins ago]
Re: Toronto’s Great Political Switcheroo , Sept. 13. Two-and-a-half pages of Saturday’s National Post were dedicated to coverage of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. Is this really appropriate for a national newspaper? Sorry but I must advise: Toronto is not ...
Is Scottish Independence Bad for America? [Published Eunomia - 53 mins ago]
David Frum makes a thoroughly unpersuasive case that the U.S. has much to lose from Scottish independence. He concludes with a preposterous attempt to pin some of the blame on the Obama administration in the event of a ‘yes’ vote: In February 1995, ...
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Audio/Video

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"This can't be America's fight alone"-Obama [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 13 2014]
Running Scared [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 12 2014]
Obama: 13 years after, America stands tall and ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 11 2014]
President Obama Authorizes Strikes in Syria [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Sep 11 2014]
Obama at War [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 11 2014]
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SBA Administrator Presents $3.5M in PRIME Grants [Published Financial Services - 10 hours ago]
Obama Cracks Down on Labor Law Violators, Puts ... [Published Financial Services - Sep 09 2014]
Nomination of Gilberto de Jesus to Serve as Chi... [Published Financial Services - Aug 29 2014]
The USO Board of Governors Welcomes Presidentia... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 28 2014]
Dear President Obama: What Happens after Ferguson? [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Aug 26 2014]
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