Barack Obama

Counter Confederate Monument
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CNN
December 11, 2019 - 10:05 am
A monument of a young African-American man has found its permanent Virginia home near the Confederate statue it was modeled after. "Rumors of War," by artist Kehinde Wiley -- who painted President Obama's portrait hanging in the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery -- was unveiled Tuesday at...
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Cherri Gregg
November 12, 2019 - 11:55 am
As the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments over the future of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, local immigration advocates are advising recipients of the program to take action.
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A view of the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Protections for 660,000 immigrants are on the line at the Supreme Court.
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AP News
November 12, 2019 - 8:31 am
U.S. Supreme Court justices are hearing arguments Tuesday on the Trump administration's bid to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that shields immigrants brought to the U.S. as children from deportation and allows them to work in the United States legally.
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John Gold, self-employed graphics designer, poses at a farmer's market outside his office in Portland, Maine, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019.
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AP News
October 31, 2019 - 9:15 am
More Americans are going without health insurance, and stable premiums plus greater choice next year under the Obama health law aren't likely to reverse that.
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Former President Barack Obama speaks during funeral services for Rep. Elijah Cummings, Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Baltimore.
Julio Cortez/AP
AP News
October 25, 2019 - 11:34 am
Rep. Elijah Cummings was eulogized as a leader with the fiery moral conviction of an Old Testament prophet Friday at a funeral that brought former presidents and ordinary people alike to the Baltimore church where the congressman worshipped for four decades.
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President Donald Trump listens as then-Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt speaks during an event on the environment in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
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AP News
September 17, 2019 - 1:21 pm
In less than three years, President Donald Trump has named more former lobbyists to Cabinet-level posts than his most recent predecessors did in eight, putting a substantial amount of oversight in the hands of people with ties to the industries they're regulating.
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President Donald Trump
Keith Srakocic/AP
August 13, 2019 - 7:05 pm
MONACA, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to take credit Tuesday for a major manufacturing complex in western Pennsylvania in his latest effort to reinvigorate the Rust Belt support that sent him to the White House. He was cheered on by fluorescent-vest-clad workers who were paid to attend...
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Cesar Sayoc
Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP, File
August 05, 2019 - 11:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida amateur body builder who admitted sending pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and CNN was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday by a judge who concluded the bombs purposely were not designed to explode. Cesar Sayoc, 57, wept and crossed himself, appearing relieved, when U.S...
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In this July 8, 2019 file photo, Attorney General William Barr speaks during a tour of a federal prison in Edgefield, S.C. The Justice Department says it will carry out executions of federal death row inmates for the first time since 2003.
John Bazemore/AP Photo
July 25, 2019 - 1:11 pm
By Michael Balsamo and Colleen Long, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government will execute federal death row inmates for the first time since 2003, the Justice Department announced Thursday, bringing back a seldom-used punishment pushed by President Donald Trump and escalating another...
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In this May 23, 2019 photo, the U.S. Supreme Court building at dusk on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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June 28, 2019 - 10:18 am
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Adding a high-stakes immigration case to its election-year agenda, the Supreme Court said Friday it will decide whether President Donald Trump can terminate an Obama-era program shielding young migrants from deportation. The justices' order sets...
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