Barack Hussein Obama II is an American attorney and politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the first African American to be elected to the presidency. He previously served as a U.S. senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008 and an Illinois state senator from 1997 to 2004.
Former President Barack Obama laid into call-out culture. The moment happened in a speech at the Obama Foundation summit on Tuesday. "I do get a sense sometimes now among certain young people, and this..
Former California Governor Jerry Brown slammed General Motors on Tuesday for siding with the Trump administration in its bid to bar California from setting its own fuel efficiency and tailpipe emission..
Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Friday praised the late Elijah Cummings, a leading force in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, as someone who "stood against..
U.S. lawmakers came together on Thursday to remember Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings who died last week. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle praised the civil rights champion with Senator Chuck..
President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he thinks it would be a tremendous thing if Ukraine could work things out with Russia. Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy says that only with true support..
In May 2011, Osama bin Laden was killed in a US Special Forces raid on his hideout in Abbottabad, Pakistan. This dealt a fatal blow to al-Qaeda as a cohesive organisation. The Obama administration.. WorldNews - Published
In a relief to thousands of Indians living in America, a US court has refused to strike down, for the time being, an Obama-era rule that allowed spouses of H-1B visa holders to work in America... IndiaTimes - Published
A CGI James Dean is cast in new film, sparking an outcry; Neil Young: Obama and Trump "both losers" in battling climate change; Chris Brown holds high-end yard sale at his Los Angeles home. (Nov... USATODAY.com - Published
Neil Young says he thinks recent American presidents haven't done enough to tackle climate change, adding "we are smart enough to screw everything up and we're smart enough to fix everything." (Nov... USATODAY.com - Published
In a flex of establishment muscle, a slew of former Obama administration officials came out on Wednesday to support Joe Biden’s Democratic U.S. presidential bid at a time when he is fighting to.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent for The Atlantic magazine whose piece entitled "My President Was Black" will lead the January/February 2017 issue, reveals what he's learned about Obama.. CBS News - Published
The House Democratic leader tells "Face the Nation" President Trump owes an apology to his predecessor for his unsubstantiated claim that Mr. Obama had Trump Tower wiretapped during the campaign CBS News - Published
This week, FBI Director James Comey testified that there was no evidence to back President Trump's claim that former President Obama ordered the wiretapping of Trump Tower. This was not just a simple.. CBS News - Published
Former secretary of State George Schultz says President Trump should admit he made a "mistake" in claiming he was wiretapped by President Obama. "He's got to figure out a way to get out of it," Schultz.. CBS News - Published
This week on "Face the Nation," host John Dickerson interviews Senator Tom Cotton, Governors John Hickenlooper and John Kasich, and Former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson to discuss how their states are.. CBS News - Published
Self-described former skinhead and "Life After Hate" co-founder Christian Picciolini said on "Face the Nation" that the Trump administration rescinded a $400,000 grant "to help combat far-right.. CBS News - Published
National Security Advisor under President Obama Tom Donilon and the Former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and CBS News Military and Homeland Security Advisor Retired Admiral James "Sandy".. CBS News - Published
President Obama's Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson joins Margaret Brennan to discuss the GOP House Intel report on Russian meddling and former FBI Director James Comey’s new book. CBS News - Published
President Obama's former housing secretary, Julián Castro, is eliminating his field offices in New Hampshire and South Carolina. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns joins Elaine Quijano on "Red.. CBS News - Published
On "Face the Nation," President Obama's former ambassador to the U.N. and national security adviser Susan Rice criticized President Trump's suggestion that Russia be allowed back in the G7. CBS News - Published
Former Secretary of State John Kerry says he was "surprised" former President Obama did not go ahead with military strikes in Syria, admitting the U.S. "paid a price" for not enforcing a so-called red.. CBS News - Published
The Trump administration on Monday unveiled a proposal to give coal-fired power plants more time to comply with Obama-era clean water rules that required them to stop dumping ash in unlined pits and.. Reuters - Published
Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden, who back in the good old Obama administration days lobbied for the arming of ‘moderate’ rebels in Syria, has slammed Trump for downgrading the US military.. WorldNews - Published
Ahead of the Iowa campaign event that jolted then-Sen. Barack Obama's presidential campaign to life in 2007, 14 Democratic candidates hope to have similar success. The Liberty and Justice Celebration.. CBS News - Published
In this web exclusive, author Ta-Nehisi Coates ("Between the World and Me") talks of being summoned to the White House to meet with President Barack Obama, and of his mixed feelings over the first.. CBS News - Published
In this web extra, Lin-Manuel Miranda recalls for correspondent David Begnaud when President Barack Obama came to see his Broadway show "Hamilton" when he wasn't scheduled to perform. CBS News - Published
In 2019, if you say anything, post anything on social media or email anything that can be construed as unacceptable in society, it is very possible that forces will mobilize to push you out of your.. WorldNews - Published
The Obamas will soon be the youngest first family to move into the White House since the Kennedys nearly 50 years ago. Steve Kroft speaks with Barack and Michelle Obama about their personal transition. CBS News - Published
In separate interviews, the two parties' presidential nominees are questioned on the big issues, including the U.S. economy, the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, energy policy and health care. Steve Kroft.. CBS News - Published
Barack Obama's historic presidential victory has left many in awe of how effective and disciplined his campaign was. Steve Kroft learned that Obama's mantra was "no drama" as he followed the candidate.. CBS News - Published
For President Barack Obama, the choice is clear: "Do we keep moving forward and continue to make progress, or do we go backwards to the very policies that got us into this mess in the first place?".. CBS News - Published
Ebola, Syria, Iraq, Ukraine -- the number of complex international crises may seem overwhelming, but each is solvable when countries work together, President Obama tells Steve Kroft CBS News - Published
"We now have a coalition of more than 40 countries who are working with the Iraqi goverment and the Iraqi military to make sure that ISIS is rolled back," President Obama tells Steve Kroft. CBS News - Published