Obama is the current president of the US and the first African American to hold the office. Before being elected president in 2008 he was a Senator for Illinios State. Obama has a law degree and attended both Columbia University and Harvard Law School.
# barack-obama - Thursday 6 March, 2014
Can you hold for Patrick Stewart?
# barack-obama - Monday 3 March, 2014
It comes amid a warning from the US President that Russia is on “the wrong side of history”.
# barack-obama - Sunday 23 February, 2014
# barack-obama - Thursday 20 February, 2014
He’s big in Pakistan.
# barack-obama - Friday 14 February, 2014
He’s just like us, that Obama.
# barack-obama - Wednesday 5 February, 2014
Cigarettes and other tobacco products will no longer be sold in any of the CVS’s 7,600 stores from later this year.
# barack-obama - Wednesday 29 January, 2014
Smile, though your heart is breaking…
Happy Wednesday… Here’s the nine things you need to know this morning.
In his annual State of the Union address, the US President vowed to narrow the gap between rich and poor and said he would bypass Congress if needed…
# barack-obama - Wednesday 22 January, 2014
In January 2009, Barack Obama signed an executive order to close the notorious detention centre at Guantánamo Bay. Five years on, detainees remain uncharged and subjected to waterboarding, prolonged isolation and force feeding.
# barack-obama - Tuesday 21 January, 2014
The US President has said he’s “hugely impressed” with the pontiff’s humility and empathy with the poor. Obama will also be paying a visit to Brussels.
# barack-obama - Friday 17 January, 2014
The first lady turns 50 today and we’re drowning in SASS.
# barack-obama - Sunday 12 January, 2014
Barack Obama says he is under “no illusions” about how difficult the deal will be to implement.
# barack-obama - Wednesday 8 January, 2014
The US President called the Chancellor to wish her a speedy recovery after she broke her pelvis while skiing, and invited her to visit at a “mutually agreeable time”.
# barack-obama - Tuesday 31 December, 2013
The three men were sent to Slovakia as a ban remains in place on transferring any inmates to the US for any reason.
How can he lead the free world if he doesn’t know what happened to Walt?
# barack-obama - Saturday 28 December, 2013
From Rob Ford to Enda Kenny by way of two Popes, who said what in 2013.
# barack-obama - Tuesday 24 December, 2013
The former NSA contractor has given his first in-person interview since arriving in Russia in June.
# barack-obama - Wednesday 18 December, 2013
Obama move hailed as a “stroke of genius” in fight against Russian laws targeting homosexuals.
# barack-obama - Wednesday 11 December, 2013
President Barack Obama hailed the agreement as a sign of rare bipartisan cooperation.
# barack-obama - Tuesday 10 December, 2013
The moment is a significant one in US-Cuban relations.
They were the first deaths suffered by French troops since they entered the African nation, an unstable former colony, last week to quell an upsurge in violence.
# barack-obama - Thursday 5 December, 2013
Speaking from the White House, the US President said the anti-apartheid hero had achieved “more than could be expected of any man”.
The little girl lost her balance when greeting the Obama’s newest pup.
# barack-obama - Wednesday 27 November, 2013
Popcorn was declared the winner of the 2013 National Thanksgiving Turkey competition and won’t end up on someone’s plate tomorrow.
# barack-obama - Sunday 24 November, 2013
Obama said in a statement that the announcement “achieves a great deal”.
# barack-obama - Friday 15 November, 2013
The Washington Post reported this week that agents had misbehaved in 17 countries in recent years.
# barack-obama - Thursday 14 November, 2013
An investigation found two agents sent sexually suggestive emails to a female colleague.
# barack-obama - Wednesday 6 November, 2013
Meanwhile, Bill de Blasio was elected the first Democrat mayor of New York City in 24 years.
# barack-obama - Monday 4 November, 2013
# barack-obama - Wednesday 30 October, 2013
It’s a man who is known to take his top off when hunting and fishing and has caused controversy this year with anti-gay laws.
# barack-obama - Tuesday 29 October, 2013
# barack-obama - Thursday 24 October, 2013
The immigration reform bill was passed by the Senate in June but is yet to make it’s way through Congress.
# barack-obama - Wednesday 23 October, 2013
# barack-obama - Friday 18 October, 2013
Lord of the Flies doesn’t seem so far-fetched now.
# barack-obama - Wednesday 16 October, 2013
The US has until midnight tonight to reach a deal on raising the government’s debt ceiling – or else see its credit reputation on the line.
# barack-obama - Monday 14 October, 2013
The US has until Thursday to raise its debt ceiling or face defaulting for the first time in its history.