Former President Barack Obama and singer Bruce Springsteen launched a new, eight-episode podcast on Spotify.
A proposal to rename a Maryland highway after President Barack Obama has been launched by two state lawmakers.
"History will rightly remember today’s violence at the Capitol, incited by a sitting president who has continued to baselessly lie about the outcome of a lawful election, as a moment of great dishonor and shame for our nation. But we’d be kidding ourselves if we treated it as a total surprise."
Barack Obama gave Drake his stamp of approval to portray him in a movie about his life.
“We are thrilled with the first day sales. They reflect the widespread excitement that readers have for President Obama’s highly anticipated and extraordinarily written book.”
While Obama remained largely off the radar during Trump's term in office, he stepped back into the spotlight to stump for his former vice president.
Obama, the former two-term president, said Trump's refusal to concede is dangerous in a democracy, which relies on "the peaceful transfer of power."
"I could not be prouder to congratulate our next President, Joe Biden, and our next First Lady, Jill Biden," Obama said in a statement.
With less than two weeks until Election Day, Barack Obama delivered a sweeping condemnation of Trump while urging voters not to sit out the Nov. 3 election. He cast Trump as uninterested in leading America through the unprecedented challenges the country is facing.
Joe Biden's campaign is removing all of its negative ads amid President Donald Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis.
The first volume of former President Barack Obama's memoir is coming out Nov. 17, two weeks after Election Day.
There has been one persistent theme in the Democratic National Convention so far: to portray President Donald Trump as unsuited for the White House both in skills and temperament.
Former President Barack Obama will deliver a live address during Wednesday night's Democratic convention and urge voters to back Joe Biden, who spent eight years by his side in the White House.
FOX6 News stopped at one Milwaukee barbershop where the 2020 Democratic National Convention is top of mind.
Former President Barack Obama called for the restoration and expansion of the Voting Rights Act when he delivered a passionate eulogy for his personal hero, Rep. John Lewis.
John Lewis was mourned, revered and celebrated on Thursday at Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church, a sacred place for many of those who helped to shape civil rights history.
WASHINGTON -- While speaking on the ongoing protests in the wake of the death of George Floyd, former President Barack Obama urged “every mayor in this country to review your use-of-force policies with members of your community and commit to report on planned reforms.”Obama highlighted how most of the needed reforms take place on the local level, while urging the nation to use current momentum drawn from the protests to drive effective change.“We have seen in the last several weeks, last few months, the kind of epic changes and events in our country that are as profound as anything I’ve seen in my lifetime,“ Obama said.“All of us have been feeling pain, uncertainty and disruption, some folks have been feeling it more than others,” the president said, noting that the nation grieves with he family of Floyd, who died during an encounter with Minneapolis police on May 25.The former president said he and the nation are grateful for members of law enforcement “who share dreams of reforming police.”Obama reminded viewers of the forum, “As we’re confronting the particular act of violence that led to those losses, our nation and the world is still in the midst of a global pandemic that has exposed vulnerabilities of our health care system.”He also said younger individuals have a profound ability to create change, highlighting how noted civil rights leaders, as well as those of the forefront of other social causes throughout history, were younger people.“Sometimes when I feel despair, I just see what’s happening with young people across the country...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Former President Barack Obama published an essay in which he reflected on his thoughts and hopes for “real change” amid the nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd during an encounter with Minneapolis police.Titled “How to Make this Moment the Turning Point for Real Change,” the June 1 post on Medium from Obama focused on how to translate the anger and frustration felt during this moment into good.“First, the waves of protests across the country represent a genuine and legitimate frustration over a decades-long failure to reform police practices and the broader criminal justice system in the United States,” Obama wrote in his letter. “The overwhelming majority of participants have been peaceful, courageous, responsible, and inspiring.
LOS ANGELES - Former president Barack Obama weighed on the death of George Floyd, who was killed during an incident with Minneapolis police officers on Monday, writing “this shouldn’t be ‘normal’ in 2020 America.”“It can’t be ‘normal’ if we want our children to grow up in a nation what lives up to its highest ideals, we can and must be better,” he wrote.Obama also called on Minnesota officials to ensure that circumstances surrounding Floyd’s death are investigated thoroughly and “that justice is ultimately done.”
CHICAGO -- Former President Barack Obama was joined by students from Chicago in a special virtual graduation ceremony on Saturday night, since so many students were deprived of a "real life" ceremony by the coronavirus.The one-hour special was aired on the major TV networks including FOX, ABC, NBC and CBS.