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You Need To Read Obama's Statement About Trump Ripping Families Apart On World Refugee Day

As President Trump continued to draw condemnation for separating immigrant families at the border, former president Barack Obama honored World Refugee Day by urging Americans to show empathy, compassion and kindness to those who flee calamitous circu…
By Seth Millstein

Barack Obama Shared The 5 Books He's Reading & You Can Get One For Free Right Now

It's always good to hear from President Obama, especially when he's got reading suggestions to share. Barack Obama recommended six books on Facebook on June 16, and they're perfect for anyone who wants to do some heavy reading this summer. You don't …
By Kristian Wilson

Obama Is Apparently Holding Secret Meetings With These 2020 Presidential Possibles

It's been well over a year since Obama left office, but reminders keep dribbling out that he's far from having left the political sphere all together. In fact, a new report from Politico confirmed that besides encouraging political engagement through…
By Lani Seelinger

Some People Are Canceling Their Netflix Accounts Because … Obama

Even at the end of their time in the White House, the Obamas retained a high level of popularity. With that, though, came a high level of animosity from the other side. This animosity seems to have lasted well past the end of President Obama’s second…
By Lani Seelinger

The Obamas & Netflix Are Teaming Up And It's So Major

Netflix regularly offers its subscribers reasons to be very excited, but their latest news will likely bring it to another level entirely. Netflix has just announced that Barack and Michelle Obama signed a Netflix contract to produce content for the …
By Lani Seelinger

Obama Just Responded To Trump's Iran Deal Decision & He Didn't Hold Back

On Tuesday, as was anticipated, President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), better known as the Iran deal. President Barack Obama responded to Trump's decision to withdraw, excoriating the mo…
By Monica Busch

You've Definitely Never Heard Of These 7 Things About Elena Kagan

Saturday is Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan's 58h birthday. Kagan was the last of President Obama's Supreme Court nominees to be confirmed — or even given a hearing — by the Senate, and has emerged as a crucial liberal vote on the closely-divided c…
By Seth Millstein

Melania Trump Went To Barbara Bush's Funeral & This Moment With Obama Caught Twitter's Eye

The funeral for former first lady Barbara Bush, who passed away this week at the age of 92, took place on Saturday. It saw some prominent figures turn out to pay their respects, including Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton, as well as Barack Obama and …
By Chris Tognotti

This Video Of Obama Talking About Fake News Has A Message You Didn't See Coming

On Tuesday, BuzzFeed posted a video of what appears to be former President Obama giving a public service announcement about fake news before insulting President Trump. The video is fake, of course, as Obama would likely never say something like that …
By Seth Millstein

James Comey Says Obama Almost Made Him Cry & The Story Behind It Is Actually Touching

Late in the 2016 election, former FBI Director James Comey sent a letter to Congress announcing a renewed investigation of Hillary Clinton's emails, a letter that polling suggests may have had a major impact on the outcome. After the race was over, a…
By Chris Tognotti

Trump Lost To Obama In This New Survey & It's Gonna Sting

Time and again, media outlets have reported that President Donald Trump is a pretty big fan of polls — especially the ones that portray him as well-liked among the masses. But there is one survey that the president may not be too excited to tweet abo…
By Mehreen Kasana

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Have Decided If The Obamas Are Invited To Their Wedding

Soon after the news of Prince Harry's engagement to American actress Meghan Markle was announced, speculation on who would make the guest list began. Now, one burning question has finally received an answer: the Obamas won't get an invite to the roya…
By Lani Seelinger

Trump Now Has A Nickname For Obama & It’s Actually Really Confusing

Lyin' Ted, Crooked Hillary, Little Marco — President Trump's nicknames for his political opponents are many and varied. They often at least have some peg to a piece of news or a well-known stereotype — but apparently, that isn't always the case. Trum…
By Lani Seelinger

Obama Tweeted About March For Our Lives & It Was So Encouraging

Students rallying across the country for gun control were spurred on by President Obama on Saturday. Obama's tweet supporting March for Our Lives credits young people with "leading us forward." Obama tweeted, "Michelle and I are so inspired by all t…
By Joseph D. Lyons

You Need To Read The Heart-Wrenching Letter That The Obamas Wrote To Parkland Students

In the aftermath of the deadly shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, last month, former president Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama wrote a letter to the survivors. According to a copy that Mic obtained and pu…
By Chris Tognotti

Obama Shaded Trump HARD In His Latest Speech, Without Even Uttering His Name

In a private speech at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Friday, former president Barack Obama took a veiled swipe at President Trump, boasting that the Obama White House was free of "scandals that embarrassed us. Although the former presi…
By Seth Millstein

This Clip Of Obama Explaining His Dad Dance Moves Will Make You Miss Him Even More

Brace yourselves, because if you've been missing the previous presidential administration recently, this video of Barack Obama talking about his "dad moves" will totally make you want to throw it back to 2016 that much more. According to Entertainmen…
By Ashley Rey

That Obama Coffee Table Book Everyone Loves Is Sold Out On B&N And Amazon Right Now

Every holiday season, there are a few hot-ticket items that so many people have on their wish lists, they become nearly impossible to find. This year, one of those items, White House photographer Pete Souza's book Obama: An Intimate Portrait, is so p…
By Sadie Trombetta

Trump & Obama Are Facing Off For The First Time Since 2016

In an eleventh hour pitch to Alabama voters, former President Barack Obama has recorded a robocall for Doug Jones, urging Alabamans to vote for the Democrat in Tuesday's special Senate election. Obama called Jones a "fighter for equality" and told vo…
By Seth Millstein

Obama Says To Elect More Women Because Men Are "Having Some Problems"

President Obama made it quite clear that he was a feminist while he still held the highest office in the land, and now that he's out of office, he hasn't quit pushing for female empowerment. In one notable instance of this at an event called Les Napo…
By Lani Seelinger