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Why Can't Obama Just Handle It?

Why Can’t Obama Just Handle It?

by Brentin Mock on May 30 2014, 7:00AM

Deportations. Reparations. Climate change. What exactly can the White House do about these things?

Topics: Politics

Immigration Activist Disrupts Obama Speech in Connecticut

Immigration Activist Disrupts Obama Speech in Connecticut

by Von Diaz on March 6 2014, 4:39PM

The minimum wage increase is no distraction to some immigration reform advocates.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Politics

Obama to Announce Young Men of Color Initiative

Obama to Announce Young Men of Color Initiative

by Carla Murphy on February 11 2014, 11:14AM

Initiative expected to intervene during the crucial “school to prison pipeline” years.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Today at 2p.m., Pres. Obama Takes Questions About SOTU Speech

Today at 2p.m., Pres. Obama Takes Questions About SOTU Speech

by Carla Murphy on January 31 2014, 12:49PM

Use the opportunity to raise the issues that concern you.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Can Kerry Washington (and Obama) Fix the Virginia Governor Race?

by Brentin Mock on November 4 2013, 9:06AM

Kerry Washington wows audience on Saturday Night Live, then hypes crowds the next day in rally for Virginia governor’s race.

Topics: Voting Rights, /NOW, Politics

Obamas to Black Grads: Good Job. Now Stop Being Such a Failure

Obamas to Black Grads: Good Job. Now Stop Being Such a Failure

by Kai Wright on May 21 2013, 8:48AM

Once again, the president uses his pulpit to browbeat black people for the failings he sees.

Topics: Economy, Kai Wright, Schools & Youth

LeBron James Gives Mom a Shout Out From White House: 'Mama, I made it!'

LeBron James Gives Mom a Shout Out From White House: ‘Mama, I made it!’

by Jorge Rivas on January 28 2013, 4:22PM

LeBron James presented Obama with an autographed basketball and had a special message for his ‘mama.’

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Michelle Obama Stuns In Gold Gown At Kennedy Center Honors [Photos]

Michelle Obama Stuns In Gold Gown At Kennedy Center Honors [Photos]

by Jorge Rivas on December 3 2012, 1:13PM

The Kennedy Center Honors recognized seven individuals - Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Natalia Makarova, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant - for their lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Obama Served Romney White Turkey Chili at White House Today [Photo]

Obama Served Romney White Turkey Chili at White House Today [Photo]

by Jorge Rivas on November 29 2012, 5:18PM

Their lunch menu included white turkey chili and Southwestern grilled chicken salad.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Map Shows You Where Those Racists Tweeting After Obama Election Live

Map Shows You Where Those Racists Tweeting After Obama Election Live

by Jorge Rivas on November 9 2012, 1:54PM

These findings support the idea that there are some fairly strong clustering of hate tweets centered in southeastern U.S.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Did Obama's Victory Speech Include Nod to DREAMers?

Did Obama’s Victory Speech Include Nod to DREAMers?

by Jorge Rivas on November 7 2012, 1:45PM

During President Barack Obama’s victory speech Tuesday night he briefly spoke about the “dreams of an immigrant’s daughter.”

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Fourteen-Year-Old From Inglewood Explains Why He's Canvassing for Obama in Nevada

Fourteen-Year-Old From Inglewood Explains Why He’s Canvassing for Obama in Nevada

by Jorge Rivas on November 6 2012, 2:21PM

Fourteen-year-old Antoine Jenkins traveled from Inglewood, Calif. to Las Vegas, Nevada to knock on doors and urge voters in the swing state to vote for Obama.

Topics: /NOW, Politics, Schools & Youth

Obama Has 431 Ways to Win, Romney Has 76 Ways to Win [Infographic]

Obama Has 431 Ways to Win, Romney Has 76 Ways to Win [Infographic]

by Jorge Rivas on November 6 2012, 11:21AM

Five electoral combinations could result in a tie.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

The Rest of World Would Vote for Obama, BBC Poll Finds

The Rest of World Would Vote for Obama, BBC Poll Finds

by Jorge Rivas on November 6 2012, 10:48AM

A BBC World Service opinion poll has found sharply higher overseas approval ratings for US President Barack Obama than Republican challenger Mitt Romney.

Topics: Global Affairs, /NOW, Politics

How the Romney and Obama Campaigns Racially Typefaced You

How the Romney and Obama Campaigns Racially Typefaced You

by Jorge Rivas on November 5 2012, 12:00PM

Take a look at how both campaigns labeled the so-called “minority” groups.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Romney Camp Says Obama is Taking Latino Voters for Granted

by Jorge Rivas on October 26 2012, 12:12PM

Earlier this week we published a story about President Obama saying that if he was reelected it’ll be because the GOP has ignored Latinos. Now Mitt Romney’s camp is firing back.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Why Obama Brought Class Size Into Last Night's Foreign Policy Debate

Why Obama Brought Class Size Into Last Night’s Foreign Policy Debate

by Julianne Hing on October 23 2012, 11:15AM

The United States can educate its way to global dominance, Obama argued.

Topics: 2012 Election, Education Reform, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Debate Avoided Immigration Due to Narrow Foreign Policy Focus

Debate Avoided Immigration Due to Narrow Foreign Policy Focus

by on October 23 2012, 11:11AM

The foreign and domestic policy debate structure may be about as antiquated as those bayonets Romney got zinged with last night.

Topics: /NOW

Romney Family Invests in 'Faulty' Voting Machines That Will be Used in Ohio

Romney Family Invests in ‘Faulty’ Voting Machines That Will be Used in Ohio

by Jorge Rivas on October 22 2012, 11:41AM

It’s clear Ohio will be the decider so this is definitely something worth watching.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Madonna: Obama Is 'A Black Muslim' and 'Y'all Better' F---ing Vote for Him

Madonna: Obama Is ‘A Black Muslim’ and ‘Y’all Better’ F—-ing Vote for Him

by Jorge Rivas on September 25 2012, 11:35AM

At a concert in Washington, D.C. Monday night, Madonna endorsed President Barack Obama. And she did it in the most, uh, colorful of ways.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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