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# obama - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Obama family mourns death of White House dog Bo
# Presidential Pooch
# Presidential Pooch

Obama family mourns death of White House dog Bo

Sun 10:02 AM 41,942 Views 38 Comments

The Portuguese water dog was a gift to the Obamas from the late Senator Edward Kennedy.

# obama - Monday 16 November, 2020

Obama warns of ‘dangerous path’ amid Trump’s refusal to accept election result
# Obama
# Obama

Obama warns of ‘dangerous path’ amid Trump’s refusal to accept election result

Nov 16th 2020, 10:52 AM 41,549 Views 87 Comments

The former president said he is troubled that Republican officials are humouring Donald Trump.

# obama - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Barack Obama endorses 'close friend' Joe Biden and touts his 'experience honesty and humility'
# The Big Guns
# The Big Guns

Barack Obama endorses 'close friend' Joe Biden and touts his 'experience honesty and humility'

Updated Apr 14th 2020, 5:51 PM 24,790 Views 74 Comments

The former president gave his endorsement in a video message.

# obama - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Militia leader allegedly had plans to assassinate Obama, Hillary Clinton and George Soros
# Assassination
# Assassination

Militia leader allegedly had plans to assassinate Obama, Hillary Clinton and George Soros

Apr 23rd 2019, 10:10 PM 22,311 Views 0 Comments

The United Constitutional Patriots say they want to draw attention to immigration violations and assist federal law enforcement in patrolling the border.

# obama - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Trump and US Chief Justice engaged in unprecedented war of words
# Obama Judge
# Obama Judge

Trump and US Chief Justice engaged in unprecedented war of words

Nov 21st 2018, 10:15 PM 27,195 Views 15 Comments

John Roberts’ criticism is the first time the Republican-appointed leader of the federal judiciary has pushed back against Trump.

# obama - Friday 9 November, 2018

Michelle Obama speaks about having a miscarriage and conceiving her children using IVF
# First Lady
# First Lady

Michelle Obama speaks about having a miscarriage and conceiving her children using IVF

Nov 9th 2018, 1:08 PM 40,824 Views 51 Comments

The former first lady says women need to be open with other about their bodies.

# obama - Saturday 27 October, 2018

Man charged with sending bombs to Democrats had plastered van with pro-Trump signs
# Cesar Sayoc
# Cesar Sayoc

Man charged with sending bombs to Democrats had plastered van with pro-Trump signs

Oct 27th 2018, 11:12 AM 8,768 Views 0 Comments

Cesar Sayoc faces up to 48 years in prison.

# obama - Sunday 26 August, 2018

How John McCain became a titan of US politics
# From Navy To Senate
# From Navy To Senate

How John McCain became a titan of US politics

Aug 26th 2018, 7:35 AM 17,831 Views 21 Comments

His father and grandfather were both four-star admirals in the US Navy.

# obama - Monday 20 August, 2018

Statue of Obamas unveiled at motorway service station near former president's ancestral home
# Barack Obama Plaza
# Barack Obama Plaza

Statue of Obamas unveiled at motorway service station near former president's ancestral home

Aug 20th 2018, 6:05 PM 38,010 Views 106 Comments

Obama’s speechwriter was on hand to unveil the statue.

# obama - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

The Obamas are going into the TV business together
# Streaming It
# Streaming It

The Obamas are going into the TV business together

May 22nd 2018, 10:54 AM 25,572 Views 31 Comments

The former US president and first lady have announced a deal with Netflix.

# obama - Friday 29 December, 2017

Barack Obama ends 2017 with a series of 'good news' tweets
# Good News
# Good News

Barack Obama ends 2017 with a series of 'good news' tweets

Dec 29th 2017, 7:28 PM 15,881 Views 34 Comments

In a series of tweets, the former US president referenced a number of different news stories from 2017.

# obama - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Barack Obama warns against 'irresponsible' social media use in interview with Prince Harry
# Royal Interview
# Royal Interview

Barack Obama warns against 'irresponsible' social media use in interview with Prince Harry

Dec 27th 2017, 9:59 AM 22,862 Views 60 Comments

Obama was interviewed by Prince Harry, who took the role as guest editor on BBC Radio 4′s Today programme.

# obama - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Barack Obama turned up for jury duty in Chicago but wasn't selected
# Citizen Obama
# Citizen Obama

Barack Obama turned up for jury duty in Chicago but wasn't selected

Nov 9th 2017, 7:35 AM 23,319 Views 25 Comments

Barack Obama turned up for jury duty in Chicago but wasn’t selected

# obama - Friday 20 October, 2017

Obama and Bush both take aim at 'bigotry' of Trump era
# Former Presidents
# Former Presidents

Obama and Bush both take aim at 'bigotry' of Trump era

Oct 20th 2017, 8:40 AM 25,268 Views 99 Comments

“Our politics seems more vulnerable to conspiracy theories and outright fabrication,” George W Bush said.

# obama - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

'He knew what he signed up for': Trump faces backlash over call to soldier's widow
# La David Johnson
# La David Johnson

'He knew what he signed up for': Trump faces backlash over call to soldier's widow

Oct 18th 2017, 7:59 AM 46,666 Views 125 Comments

La David Johnson was killed in Niger earlier this month.

# obama - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Criticism after Trump falsely claims Obama didn't call grieving military families
# Combat Deaths
# Combat Deaths

Criticism after Trump falsely claims Obama didn't call grieving military families

Oct 17th 2017, 7:29 AM 24,876 Views 59 Comments

“He’s a deranged animal,” a former deputy chief of staff to President Obama tweeted.

# obama - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Barack Obama completely surprised a group of high school students by walking into their class to join them
# Obama
From The Daily Edge
# Obama

Barack Obama completely surprised a group of high school students by walking into their class to join them

Sep 10th 2017, 11:44 AM 4,954 Views 1 Comment

He’s the last person you’d expect to see in school.

# obama - Sunday 3 September, 2017

People are really impressed with the classy handwritten letter Obama left for Trump in the Oval Office
# Presidential
From The Daily Edge
# Presidential

People are really impressed with the classy handwritten letter Obama left for Trump in the Oval Office

Sep 3rd 2017, 4:31 PM 8,956 Views 1 Comment

It’s just been released to CNN.

# obama - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Twitter is remembering when the world freaked out over Obama's tan suit
# Suitgate
From The Daily Edge
# Suitgate

Twitter is remembering when the world freaked out over Obama's tan suit

Aug 29th 2017, 2:01 PM 11,551 Views 2 Comments

Little did we know what was to come.

# obama - Friday 28 July, 2017

8 times Obama's photographer subtly burned Trump on Instagram
# Potus With Mostest
From The Daily Edge
# Potus With Mostest

8 times Obama's photographer subtly burned Trump on Instagram

Jul 28th 2017, 9:00 PM 17,530 Views 0 Comments

Pete Souza, you savage.

# obama - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Donald Trump just blocked Chrissy Teigen on Twitter after 9 years of her calling him out
# Mean Tweets
From The Daily Edge
# Mean Tweets

Donald Trump just blocked Chrissy Teigen on Twitter after 9 years of her calling him out

Jul 25th 2017, 5:13 PM 8,520 Views 7 Comments

Always the bigger person, is our Donald

# obama - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

This couple recreated some iconic Barack and Michelle photos to celebrate their engagement
# Relationship Goals
From The Daily Edge
# Relationship Goals

This couple recreated some iconic Barack and Michelle photos to celebrate their engagement

Jul 18th 2017, 6:50 PM 4,896 Views 1 Comment

The results are lovely.

# obama - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Immigrants being vilified in same way as Irish in US after Famine - Obama
# Lessons From History
# Lessons From History

Immigrants being vilified in same way as Irish in US after Famine - Obama

Apr 25th 2017, 9:12 AM 23,347 Views 92 Comments

The former President said the US immigration system had always been “a little bit haphazard”.

Everyone is loving Obama's opening line on his return to public life yesterday
# Good Gag
From The Daily Edge
# Good Gag

Everyone is loving Obama's opening line on his return to public life yesterday

Apr 25th 2017, 7:44 AM 8,155 Views 4 Comments

“So, uh, what’s been going on since I’ve been gone?”

# obama - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Trump's climate plan labelled 'a colossal mistake that defies science'
# Cutbacks
# Cutbacks

Trump's climate plan labelled 'a colossal mistake that defies science'

Mar 29th 2017, 7:16 AM 26,130 Views 73 Comments

“Erasing climate change may take place in Donald Trump’s mind, but nowhere else.”

# obama - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Donald Trump will today begin repealing Obama's main environmental protection laws
# At The Coalface
# At The Coalface

Donald Trump will today begin repealing Obama's main environmental protection laws

Mar 28th 2017, 7:36 AM 25,446 Views 52 Comments

The US president will today unveil a series of measures to review regulations curbing oil, gas, and coal production.

# obama - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Republican introduces 'World’s Greatest Healthcare Plan' as politicians debate Trump proposals
# The New Obamacare
# The New Obamacare

Republican introduces 'World’s Greatest Healthcare Plan' as politicians debate Trump proposals

Mar 9th 2017, 5:56 PM 18,834 Views 50 Comments

Several major hospitals and medical organisations have opposed Trump’s plans.

# obama - Monday 6 March, 2017

Trump 'furious' as FBI rejects claim Obama tapped his phones
# White House
# White House

Trump 'furious' as FBI rejects claim Obama tapped his phones

Mar 6th 2017, 7:27 AM 34,009 Views 108 Comments

Trump’s comments appear to be based on unverified claims made by the right-wing Breitbart News outlet.

# obama - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Trump says 'bad (or sick) guy' Obama tapped his phone
# Wires Crossed
# Wires Crossed

Trump says 'bad (or sick) guy' Obama tapped his phone

Mar 4th 2017, 6:02 PM 53,386 Views 120 Comments

Obama says he didn’t.

# obama - Monday 27 February, 2017

15 photos of Obama having the time of his life since leaving the White House
# Post Holiday Glow
From The Daily Edge
# Post Holiday Glow

15 photos of Obama having the time of his life since leaving the White House

Feb 27th 2017, 8:09 PM 14,891 Views 7 Comments

When you’ve just left the most stressful job in the world.

# obama - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

This photo of Barack Obama having the time of his life has become a great meme
# Moving On
From The Daily Edge
# Moving On

This photo of Barack Obama having the time of his life has become a great meme

Feb 7th 2017, 7:46 PM 16,593 Views 3 Comments

“when you finally block America’s number”

Trump insists he doesn't know Putin - or have any deals in Russia
# Haters Going Crazy
# Haters Going Crazy

Trump insists he doesn't know Putin - or have any deals in Russia

Feb 7th 2017, 5:30 PM 12,003 Views 46 Comments

The President of the United States made the comments on Twitter – where else? – today.

Poll: Do you think the Obamas should get the Freedom of Dublin?
# Mixed Reaction
# Mixed Reaction

Poll: Do you think the Obamas should get the Freedom of Dublin?

Feb 7th 2017, 9:26 AM 27,063 Views 95 Comments

The award acknowledges the contribution of certain people to the life of the city, important visitors to Dublin, or people who have made significant changes internationally.

# obama - Monday 23 January, 2017

Bruce Springsteen showed his support for the Women's March during a gig yesterday
# Springsteen
From The Daily Edge
# Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen showed his support for the Women's March during a gig yesterday

Jan 23rd 2017, 7:41 AM 2,365 Views 0 Comments

He called the marchers the new American resistance.

# obama - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'It's only a matter of time before Putin makes a fool of Trump'
# From Russia With Love
# From Russia With Love

'It's only a matter of time before Putin makes a fool of Trump'

Jan 21st 2017, 7:40 AM 30,794 Views 30 Comments

The former chair of Republicans Abroad Ireland tells us why he thinks Russia probably has compromising material on the new US President, but it might not matter.

How Trump and Obama's inaugurations compare in terms of performers, attendance and cost
# Heavy Hitters
# Heavy Hitters

How Trump and Obama's inaugurations compare in terms of performers, attendance and cost

Jan 21st 2017, 6:00 AM 20,252 Views 22 Comments

Who went and how much did all the festivities cost?

# obama - Friday 20 January, 2017

'I won't see Trump's inauguration, I'll be over the Atlantic': US Ambassador bows out with Obama
# Over And Out
# Over And Out

'I won't see Trump's inauguration, I'll be over the Atlantic': US Ambassador bows out with Obama

Jan 20th 2017, 7:00 AM 14,581 Views 11 Comments

“There is a lot of unpredictability ahead of us. I’m an optimist by nature … I hope President Trump is successful.”

# obama - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Obama cuts the sentences of 330 drug crime inmates on his last day as President
# Commuted
# Commuted

Obama cuts the sentences of 330 drug crime inmates on his last day as President

Jan 19th 2017, 9:08 PM 22,511 Views 70 Comments

It was the last time he planned to exercise his presidential powers in any significant way.

They had a 'mighty time' in 2011 - but what's life like now in Obama's ancestral village?
# In Moneygall
# In Moneygall

They had a 'mighty time' in 2011 - but what's life like now in Obama's ancestral village?

Jan 19th 2017, 7:45 PM 29,661 Views 40 Comments

As the sun sets on the Obama presidency, we spend a day in Moneygall.

# obama - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

'The only thing that’s the end of the world is the end of the world' - Obama bows out
# Be Grand
# Be Grand

'The only thing that’s the end of the world is the end of the world' - Obama bows out

Jan 18th 2017, 9:43 PM 24,624 Views 86 Comments

Overall, the outgoing President said, he believes America will be ok.

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