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 - Yesterday’s News
The lads were having the craic in the car.
# barack-obama - Tuesday 15 April, 2014
It’s Tuesday – and here’s everything you need to know before 9am.
# barack-obama - Monday 14 April, 2014
Tensions have been rising over the past 48 hours, with pro-Kremlin militants seizing official buildings in orchestrated attacks.
# barack-obama - Saturday 12 April, 2014
Hamid Aboutalebi has been linked to the 1979 hostage crisis in which 52 Americans were held for 444 days.
# barack-obama - Friday 11 April, 2014
The couple paid an effective income tax rate of 20.4 per cent.
Kathleen Sebelius has been a lightning rod for critics of President Barack Obama’s health care law for five years. Now she is gone.
# barack-obama - Thursday 3 April, 2014
The incident occurred last night on the Texas army base.
The Texas base was the scene of a deadly shooting rampage in 2009.
# barack-obama - Friday 28 March, 2014
The Secretary General of the UN has said Putin told him he had “no intention” to make any further incursions into Ukrainian territory.
# barack-obama - Thursday 27 March, 2014
US bishops were among the most outspoken opponents of Obamacare, objecting to its mandatory coverage of contraception.
# barack-obama - Wednesday 26 March, 2014
“One of them was found drunk and passed out in a hotel hallway,” according to the Washington Post.
# barack-obama - Wednesday 19 March, 2014
The Prez has gone for a few shocks…
# barack-obama - Saturday 15 March, 2014
Jon Favreau will receive an honorary fellowship from a UCD student society later.
The US President will have his eyes peeled on the Six Nations decider in Paris, we’re sure.
# barack-obama - Friday 14 March, 2014
The talks between John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov “did not find common ground” according to US officials.
Enda Kenny will meet US President Barack Obama in the Oval Office.
# barack-obama - Tuesday 11 March, 2014
He stopped in for a chat on Zach Galifianakis’ talk show, like a boss.
# barack-obama - Saturday 8 March, 2014
The new measures will ‘noticeably affect relations between the international community and Russia’.
# 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.