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Barack Obama: 44th president of the United States
Barack Hussein Obama II is an American politician and attorney who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, Obama was the first African-American president of the United States. He previously served as a U.S. senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008 and an Illinois state senator from 1997 to 2004.

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Biden, Trump show opposing views as COVID-19 surges [Video]

Biden, Trump show opposing views as COVID-19 surges

[NFA] President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden gave starkly contrasting messages on Saturday about the coronavirus pandemic, taking their campaigns for the White House on the road as..

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Last debate over, candidates enter final sprint [Video]

Last debate over, candidates enter final sprint

[NFA] In the final sprint to Election Day, President Donald Trump doubled down on his attempt to win over the senior vote in Florida on Friday, while Democratic nominee Joe Biden vowed to kill the..

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Barack Obama Blasts Donald Trump for ‘Crazy Uncle’ Behaviour [Video]

Barack Obama Blasts Donald Trump for ‘Crazy Uncle’ Behaviour

Barack Obama delivered a blistering rebuke of President Donald Trump on Wednesday.

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Senate panel approves Trump court pick over Dem boycott [Video]

Senate panel approves Trump court pick over Dem boycott

The Republican-led U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved President Donald Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to a lifetime Supreme Court seat despite a Democratic boycott, clearing..

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Jennifer Lawrence endorses Democrat Joe Biden after confessing she was a 'little Republican' [Video]

Jennifer Lawrence endorses Democrat Joe Biden after confessing she was a 'little Republican'

Jennifer Lawrence has joined the celebrities endorsing Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden after confessing she was once a "little Republican", who voted for late Senator John McCain over..

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Obama tears into Trump over economy and coronavirus handling [Video]

Obama tears into Trump over economy and coronavirus handling

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Barack Obama blasts Donald Trump’s record in Biden campaign pitch [Video]

Barack Obama blasts Donald Trump’s record in Biden campaign pitch

The former US president Barack Obama said “we’ve got to vote like never before” as he blasted Donald Trump’s record on the coronavirus pandemic.View on euronews

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Obama blasts Trump in 2020 campaign trail debut [Video]

Obama blasts Trump in 2020 campaign trail debut

Former President Barack Obama returned to the campaign trail on Wednesday with a blistering attack on Donald Trump with less than two weeks to go before the Republican president's Election Day face-off..

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Trump says Obama underestimated him [Video]

Trump says Obama underestimated him

U.S. President Donald Trump weighed in on former U.S. President Barack Obama at a campaign rally in North Carolina Wednesday (October 21) saying Obama had underestimated him as he recalled his victory..

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Barack Obama says 'Trump wants zero blame for pandemic' [Video]

Barack Obama says 'Trump wants zero blame for pandemic'

Former President Barack Obama hit the campaign trial in Philadelphia Wednesdayon behalf of his former vice president, Joe Biden. Mr Obama repeatedlyattacked President Donald Trump in his drive in..

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Obama: Trump can't even 'protect himself' [Video]

Obama: Trump can't even 'protect himself'

Former U.S. President Barack Obama, stumping for his former VP Joe Biden, said his administration "literally left the White House a pandemic playbook," adding that President Donald Trump "isn't going..

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Obama slams Trump over 'secret' Chinese bank account [Video]

Obama slams Trump over 'secret' Chinese bank account

Former U.S. President Barack Obama rallying for his former VP Joe Biden in Philadelphia Wednesday slammed President Donald Trump for his reported bank account in China, saying Trump may have paid more..

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Obama ‘never lost hope' the past four years [Video]

Obama ‘never lost hope' the past four years

Former President Barack Obama made his first appearance on the campaign trail on Wednesday for Democratic nominee Joe Biden, who is locked in a tight race with President Donald Trump in crucial states..

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Chief Official White House Photographer Pete Souza Talks New Documentary 'The Way I See It' | THR News [Video]

Chief Official White House Photographer Pete Souza Talks New Documentary 'The Way I See It' | THR News

Pete Souza opens up about why working for both the Obama and Reagan administrations gives him a unique perspective on the presidency. Plus, he revealed what photo he thinks best describes Donald..

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Democrats object as Senate panel sets Barrett vote [Video]

Democrats object as Senate panel sets Barrett vote

The Republican-led U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday scheduled an Oct. 22 vote to advance conservative appellate judge Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court to the full Senate..

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'Long, contentious week' of Barrett hearing begins [Video]

'Long, contentious week' of Barrett hearing begins

[NFA] Republican Senator Lindsey Graham kicked off the Senate Judiciary Committee's Supreme Court confirmation hearing with his party looking to push through the approval of President Trump's nominee,..

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Dems ready to grill Trump's Supreme Court pick [Video]

Dems ready to grill Trump's Supreme Court pick

[NFA] President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, Amy Coney Barrett, will face a grilling from Democrats this week during a multi-day Senate confirmation hearing as Republicans push ahead..

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Obama wishes Trump a speedy recovery [Video]

Obama wishes Trump a speedy recovery

Former U.S. President Barack Obama sent well wishes at an online campaign event to his successor Donald Trump who is in the hospital after becoming infected with the novel coronavirus.

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Rare Obama items hit the auction circuit [Video]

Rare Obama items hit the auction circuit

A cocktail dress worn by Michelle Obama during her time at the White House and a basketball jersey worn by Barack Obama at high school are among rare items from the former U.S. president and his wife..

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Bill Clinton: 'Superficially Hypocritical' Supreme Court Push [Video]

Bill Clinton: 'Superficially Hypocritical' Supreme Court Push

Washington (CNN) Former President Bill Clinton said Sunday it is "superficially hypocritical" for President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans to push to put a new justice on the Supreme Court before..

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Barack Obama really should consider taking up stand-up comedy in retirement, because the dude's got some great jokes about President Trump ... especially when he's in Florida. 44 was at a rally..
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Mike Espy's Senate race in Mississippi is getting a fresh look from Democrats, including Barack Obama. Here's why

Democratic Senate candidate Mike Espy is getting new attention in deeply red Mississippi as donations pour in after Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.
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Reince Priebus, Valerie Jarrett on presidential debate, final push to Election Day

With 12 days left until Election Day, the presidential candidates will face off in their final debate Thursday night in Nashville. Former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and former senior..
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Obama speaks at campaign event for Biden in Pennsylvania, lashes out at Trump

In his first in-person campaign event for Joe Biden, former President Obama called out President Trump's coronavirus response. In a series of blistering criticisms, he accused the Trump administration..
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Eye Opener: Trump, Obama knock each other in dueling rallies

President Trump and former President Obama criticized each other at dueling rallies in battleground states, with the latter speaking out at his first in-person Biden campaign appearance. Also, FBI..
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Coronavirus updates: 'Witch City' announces stricter Halloween guidelines; San Quentin ordered to cut prison population; Spain tops 1M cases

Salem, Massachusetts, announces strict Halloween rules. San Quentin ordered to cut prison population. Obama digs in on Trump. Latest COVID news.
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Obama blasts Trump's tweets, track record in 2020 campaign trail debut

obama blasts trump's tweets, track record in 2020 campaign trail debut
PHILADELPHIA/GASTONIA, N.C. - Former President Barack Obama returned to the campaign trail on Wednesday with a blistering attack on Donald Trump with less than two weeks to go before the Republican..
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US Election 2020: Trump and Obama lock horns in rival rallies

Mr Obama liken his successor to a "crazy uncle", while Mr Trump mocks his old adversary.
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Donald Trump Rips Barack Obama After Blistering Rebuke Of Presidency

Donald Trump and Barack Obama are taking the gloves off ... Trump just ripped Obama after his blistering rebuke of Trump's presidency. The Prez went nuts on Obama during Wednesday's rally in North..
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Obama hits the trail for Biden in Pennsylvania

He made his first in-person appearance for Biden in the Keystone State at a socially distanced drive-in rally.
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Obama to Pa. voters: 'Turn out like never before'

Former President Barack Obama made his first in-person campaign pitch for Joe Biden in Pennsylvania Wednesday, blasting President Donald Trump and warning voters not to be complacent. "We've got to..
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Former President Obama holds first in-person campaign event for Joe Biden

Former President Barack Obama hit the campaign trail Wednesday, holding his first in-person event for Joe Biden in Philadelphia. Biden is hoping to flip Pennsylvania back to blue after President Trump..
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Race for the White House: Obama delivers cutting take down of Trump

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Former United States President Barack Obama made a blistering and personal speech on behalf of the Democratic ticket in Pennsylvania, just two weeks out from the election.It was not just an endorsement..
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Obama says Trump couldn't 'protect himself' from COVID, has failed to protect the nation

Former President Barack Obama gave a fiery speech in Philadelphia attacking Trump as incompetent and surrounded by hacks while promoting Joe Biden
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Obama, in his first live campaign appearance for Biden, rallies voters in Philadelphia.

Former President Barack Obama is hitting the campaign trail for Joe Biden, with an appearance in Philadelphia today.
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Barack Obama Stumps for Biden in Philly, Takes Bullhorn to the Streets

Joe Biden's campaign is pulling out the biggest gun right before the election -- Barack Obama in the flesh pounding the pavement for his ex-Veep. The former President was out in Philly Wednesday,..
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Race for the White House: Obama urges black men not to sit election out

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Former United States President Barack Obama made his first in-person campaign pitch today for his former Vice-President, Joe Biden, urging voters in Philadelphia — especially black men — not to sit..
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Joe Biden prepares for final debate as Obama hits the campaign trail

Democratic nominee Joe Biden has no public events scheduled Wednesday as he prepares for Thursday's second and final presidential debate. Meanwhile, former President Barack Obama will make his first..
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Former President Obama is appearing at a drive-in rally in Philadelphia on Wednesday evening.
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The Countdown: AOC on Twitch, Lesley Stahl and Obama's inspiration

AOC slays imposters on Twitch to get out the vote and the scene in the most segregated US city.
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Fact check: Senate Republicans moving to confirm Trump's Supreme Court nominee but blocked Obama's

A claim addressing the double standard for consideration of the two presidents' Supreme Court nominees was correct on substance, off on timing.
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China looks to grow political and economic influence across Africa

Over the last several decades, China has invested hundreds of billions of dollars in Africa. Many scholars believe Beijing is doing this to gain political leverage and influence in the region. Grant..
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Tony Dokoupil travels to Michigan to get the pulse of voters

"CBS This Morning" co-host Tony Dokoupil travels to three crucial battleground states to talk to voters about the issues that matter most to them, less than three weeks before Election Day. Monday, he..
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Joe Biden campaigns in North Carolina

On Sunday, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden campaigned in Durham, North Carolina, where a Democrat hasn't won in the White House race since Barack Obama in 2008. (Oct. 18)  
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Obama says Trump is a "symptom of" and "accelerant to" misinformation

Mr. Obama said misinformation has been "turbocharged because of social media... And because the head of our government, of our federal government, has resorted to it."
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Barack Obama mocks Donald Trump's calls for he and Joe Biden to be charged with crimes

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Former US president Barack Obama has hit back at Donald Trump's repeated calls for him to be indicted and prosecuted, dismissing the President's theories as "absurd".Since he left Walter Reed Medical..
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Trump’s “unmasking” investigation went nowhere, but the press made sure he didn’t come away empty-handed

trump’s “unmasking” investigation went nowhere, but the press made sure he didn’t come away empty-handed
To the shock of absolutely no one, the Justice Department’s monthslong investigation of alleged Obama administration wrongdoing in “unmasking” Trump campaign officials whose identities had been..
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Obama urges Americans to vote early

"It could come down to a handful of voters just like you," former President Obama said.
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Barack Obama laments inability to eliminate racial bias

barack obama laments inability to eliminate racial bias
Former US President Barack Obama says his administration’s inability to eliminate racial bias in the criminal justice system may have left some Americans “skeptical about what the government can..
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Barack Obama Praises LeBron James, You're a Great Player and Person!

Barack Obama is congratulating his pal, LeBron James -- saying the NBA superstar is a legend both on and off the court ... despite what Trump thinks. "Proud of my friend @KingJames for his fourth..
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5 Were Cleared to Leave Guantánamo. Then Trump Was Elected.

The president reversed Obama-era policies on detainees, leaving in limbo five prisoners who had been judged eligible for transfer to other countries. Their fate could rest on the 2020 election.
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Reince Priebus, Valerie Jarrett on big moments from VP debate, how it could shake up 2020 race

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Kayla Mueller, ISIS hostage killed in Syria, becomes a focus of Pence-Harris debate

Mike Pence claimed Barack Obama and Joe Biden missed a chance to save hostage Kayla Mueller, whose parents have become Trump supporters.
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Obama offers prayers for Trump, while the president’s campaign insults Obama in a fund-raising letter.


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Former President Barack Obama is calling for unity and compassion following President Donald Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis.
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Former US President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama have extended their best wishes to US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, wishing them a "speedy recovery"...
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The Trump-Biden Debate And Reassessing Why Clinton Lost In 2016

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