Barack Obama

Attorney General Eric Holder 2020 run
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March 04, 2019 - 11:52 am
By Devan Cole, CNN (CNN) -- Former Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday that he will not run for president in 2020. "Though I will not run for president in 2020, I will continue to fight for the future of our country through the National Democratic Redistricting Committee and its...
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Zion Williamson
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February 21, 2019 - 8:30 am
(CNN) -- A star-studded crowd including former US President Barack Obama had gathered to watch hotly tipped college basketball player Zion Williamson, but the 18-year-old's night unraveled after just 33 seconds when his Nike shoe fell apart. Williamson, thought by many to be basketball's brightest...
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A rendering of the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago
Obama Foundation via AP, file
February 19, 2019 - 3:51 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A judge on Tuesday gave the green light to a lawsuit filed by a parks-advocacy group that aims to stop for good the delayed construction of former President Barack Obama's $500 million presidential center in a Chicago park beside Lake Michigan. Some supporters of the project fear the...
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Living former presidents have denied President Donald Trump's claim that they had commended him for his commitment to build a wall along the nation's southern border.
CNN
January 08, 2019 - 11:55 am
By Caroline Kelly, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump said Friday that a former president had commended him for his commitment to securing funds to build a wall along the nation's southern border. However, none of the four living former presidents have said they told Trump they wished they had...
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Democrats head into 2019 split on everything but Trump
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December 31, 2018 - 6:39 pm
By Gregory Krieg and Lydia DePillis (CNN) — Democrats are coming into control of the House and entering the 2020 presidential primary unified in their opposition to President Donald Trump — but split on almost everything else. Expanding access to health care is a clear priority, but there is no...
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December 20, 2018 - 10:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama surprised patients as he delivered gifts at a children's hospital in Washington. The former president, wearing a Santa cap and carrying a sack of presents, greeted patients and their parents at Children's National on Wednesday with a "ho, ho, ho!" He...
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HealthCare.gov website
Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP
December 13, 2018 - 7:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With just days left to enroll, fewer people are signing up for the Affordable Care Act , even though premiums are stable, more plans are available and millions of uninsured people can still get financial help. Barring an enrollment surge, the nation's uninsured rate could edge up...
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From left: Donald Trump, Melania Trump, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton and Jimmy Carter listen as former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney speaks during a state funeral for George H.W. Bush at the National Cathedral.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool
December 05, 2018 - 12:24 pm
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's most exclusive fraternity — the presidents club — assembled Wednesday to mourn George H.W. Bush, putting on public display its uneasy relationship with the current occupant of the Oval Office. It was an uncomfortable, if necessary...
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Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney speaks during the State Funeral for former President George H.W. Bush at the National Cathedral, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in Washington.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool
December 05, 2018 - 11:13 am
UPDATED: 1:09 p.m. WASHINGTON (AP) — George H. W. Bush was celebrated with high praise and loving humor Wednesday as the nation bade farewell to the man who was America's 41st president and the last to fight for the U.S. in wartime. Three former presidents looked on at Washington National Cathedral...
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In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo, Michelle Obama participates in the International Day of the Girl on NBC's "Today" show in New York.
Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File
November 09, 2018 - 9:53 am
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama says she felt "lost and alone" after suffering a miscarriage 20 years ago and she and Barack Obama underwent in vitro fertilization to conceive their two daughters. "We were trying to get pregnant and it wasn't going well," Mrs...
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