Posts Tagged ‘Obama’

When School Starts And Your Sub Teacher Is Barack Obama

The former president drops by to tell D.C. students, “I do believe that most of the problems we have are going to be solved by you.” U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis – HuffPost Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the […]

Redditors Imagine If President Barack Obama Tweeted Like Donald Trump

What *if* President Barack Obama had used the same regularly-offensive and inflammatory tone on Twitter that President-elect Donald Trump does? It’s probably safe to say that the last eight years could have shaped up a whole lot differently. With that in mind, Redditors have been imagining how Obama could have reacted on the micro-blogging service […]

In 2 Terms, Barack Obama Had Fewer Scandals Than Donald Trump Has Had In The Last 2 Weeks

WASHINGTON ― Scandal has consumed the final four years of every two-term president in modern history ― George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan, Richard Nixon. Barack Obama’s administration is the exception. While there were some minor scandals and resignations during Obama’s eight years in office, wrongdoing never fully occupied his presidency. None of it […]

Sasha Obama Missed Father’s Farewell Address Due To School Test, White House Says

There were many reactions to President Barack Obama’s impassioned farewell address on Tuesday night, but one three-word question seemed to percolate above the rest: Where was Sasha? Obama’s daughter did not attend the Chicago event, and her absence became especially noticeable during the portion of the president’s speech dedicated to his family. After praising his wife, […]

People Are Imagining The White House Exit Pranks Obama Could Play

President Barack Obama will hand over the keys to the White House to President-elect Donald Trump in less than two months. And Twitter users are already suggesting some lighthearted practical jokes the outgoing POTUS could play on his successor, via @TheWeeHoursWar and @Dubzzzinyaface’s globally trending #WhiteHouseExitPranks hashtag. It follows the wildly popular post-election Joe Biden […]

Barack Obama Tells The Scariest Halloween Story Ever (And Yes, It’s About Donald Trump)

President Barack Obama seriously spooked Samantha Bee with a scary Halloween tale. On Monday’s episode of “Full Frontal,” Bee asked POTUS to recount a “story about what happens if people don’t vote.” Obama’s response? Let’s just say it involved GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump inside the White House. Absolutely terrifying, right? Bee made history with the show as she became the […]

Stephen Colbert Helps Barack Obama Sharpen His Rusty Interview Skills

Stephen Colbert wants President Barack Obama to be as prepared as possible for his upcoming job search. The “Late Show” host gave the current commander-in-chief some hilarious interview tips during Monday’s broadcast. How helpful they’ll actually turn out to be is anyone’s guess. The comedian, appearing as an office manager named “Randy,” first warned Obama that 55 […]

Obama: Low Turnout By Black Voters Would Be ‘A Personal Insult’

President Barack Obama told a predominantly black audience on Saturday that if they want to protect everything the community has fought for over the past eight years, they can’t let voter turnout fall now that he’s off the ballot. “I will consider it a personal insult, an insult to my legacy, if this community lets […]

Obama: Thanks for Acknowledging Lao War Victims but Stop Creating More War Victims

In pledging $ 90 million in bomb clearance initiatives last week while visiting Laos for the U.S.-ASEAN summit, Barack Obama Jr. became the first U.S. president to acknowledge the effects of the secret war that was waged by the United States as an extension of the Vietnam War from 1960-1975. Mr. Obama told an audience […]

Obama: No Nation, Not Even One As Powerful As The U.S., Is Immune From Climate Change

HONOLULU ― Days after creating the largest marine protected area on the planet, President Barack Obama on Wednesday traveled to Hawaii to address those attending the world’s largest conservation event, highlighting his administration’s expansion of the nearby monument and the need to swiftly combat climate change. “No nation, not even one as powerful as the United States, is immune […]

Barack Obama Is A Feminist And All About The Tubmans

A new face for feminism paints 1,500 magnetic words. And when it’s Barack Obama’s face it gets global attention. The 44th American president’s feminist essay for Glamour, in which he highlights his personal and political views on women’s progress, is being extolled as his most important remarks on feminism to date. Published on his 55th […]

Obama Takes Supreme Court Fight To Republican Senators’ Home Turf

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Monday took the political battle over his pick for a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court to the home states of seven Republican senators up for re-election in November. Obama conducted interviews with local television anchors where he argued that Republican senators should hold confirmation hearings and vote […]

Obama Administration Steps Up Efforts to Beat Painkiller, Heroin Epidemic

Additional funding would make medication-based treatment one of several priorities healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx […]

Obama Ridicules GOP For Trump’s Rise

President Barack Obama lambasted Donald Trump and the Republican establishment on Friday, likening the GOP front-runner to a television huckster and blaming the party for his rise. Obama, after touting his own economic record at the Democratic fundraiser in Austin, Texas, put Trump and the GOP on the chopping block. “We’ve got a debate inside […]

Obama Seeks To Pave Way To Mideast Deal After He Leaves Office

President Obama, resigned to his failure to broker a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians, is looking past his time in office and weighing a plan that would preserve at least the principle of a two-state solution for his successor to pursue. — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington […]

President Obama Is Aging Like A Boss, According To His New Medical Report

Being the basketball fan he is, Barack Obama no doubt celebrated the recent news from his physician. Over the past two years, the 54-year-old president not only lost 5 pounds but – somewhat bizarrely – grew half an inch, according to a medical report released Tuesday by the White House. He is now listed as 175 pounds and 6 […]

Obama: U.S. ‘Will Not Relent’ In Islamic State Campaign

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — President Barack Obama said Sunday that the United States and its international partners “will not relent” in the fight against the Islamic State group and that the world would not accept the extremists’ attacks on civilians in Paris and elsewhere as the “new normal.” “The most powerful tool we have […]

Fox News Host: Obama Should Work For Weather Channel If He’s So Obsessed With Climate Change

Hosts on Fox News’ “The Five” are not happy that President Barack Obama is spending time addressing climate change while in Alaska this week.  “To me, it’s such a glaring example of priorities askew,” host Kimberly Guilfoyle said, arguing that the president should be focusing on escalating crime rates instead of climate change. “I fail still at […]

George Zimmerman Calls President Obama An ‘Ignorant Baboon’

George Zimmerman, the Florida man who shot and killed an unarmed black teen in 2012 but was acquitted of second-degree murder charges, took to social media this week to call President Barack Obama an “ignorant baboon.”  Zimmerman made the comment in a series of tweets posted on Wednesday and Thursday while referencing the shooting deaths of two journalists […]

10 Years After Katrina, Obama Will Celebrate The City’s ‘Extraordinary Resilience’

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will celebrate New Orleans’ “extraordinary resilience” and progress and reflect on the “failure of government” in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in a speech on Thursday commemorating the 10th anniversary of the storm. “We acknowledge this loss, this pain, not to harp on what happened – but to memorialize it. […]

Obama Calls Opponents ‘Crazies’ In Fundraiser Speech

President Barack Obama spoke candidly about his critics at a fundraising event on Monday evening. “It’s hard for me to express how much I love Harry Reid,” Obama said, according to the pool report from the evening. “We were doing a little reminiscing and then figuring out how we’re going to deal with the crazies in […]

Obama Writes Letter To Sway Wavering Democrats On Iran Deal

WASHINGTON — In his most comprehensive effort to assure wavering Democrats, President Obama wrote in a letter to Congress that the United States would unilaterally maintain economic pressure and deploy military options if needed to deter Iranian aggression, both during and beyond the proposed nuclear accord. The Aug. 19 letter, obtained by The New York […]

Obama Iran Deal Gains Democrats Support Ahead Of Vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran is picking up crucial support from swing-state Senate Democrats despite Republican opposition heightened by revelations of a secret side-agreement between Iran and the U.N. agency that inspects nuclear facilities. On Thursday, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., became the latest to declare her backing, saying in a […]

To Fight ISIS, Obama Risks Empowering Iran’s Favorite Terror Group

WASHINGTON — More than $ 1 billion in U.S. military equipment quietly began flowing to the Lebanese military over the last year. Saudi Arabia is paying for much of it: powerful missiles, advanced aircraft. But Washington is also making its contribution. Lebanon, a country one-third the size of Maryland that is nestled between Syria and Israel, […]

29 U.S. Scientists Praise Iran Nuclear Deal in Letter to Obama

Twenty-nine of the nation’s top scientists — including Nobel laureates, veteran makers of nuclear arms and former White House science advisers — wrote to President Obama on Saturday to praise the Iran deal, calling it innovative and stringent. — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject […]

Congress Suggests Obama Will Ignore Slavery To Secure Trade Deal

A Malaysian Muslim man sits amid coffins in a pit during re-burial of remains found at human-trafficking camps in the country’s north, on June 22, 2015. (MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images) WASHINGTON — Lawmakers across Capitol Hill raised questions Thursday about whether President Barack Obama’s administration is willing to look the other way on some of the […]

What Obama Can Learn From JFK On Selling The Iran Deal

President Barack Obama is likely to face an uphill battle in selling the historic Iran nuclear agreement to Congress. Congressional Republicans widely panned the deal on Tuesday, with many claiming it gives too many concessions to Iran and “emboldens” the country to create more instability and violence in the region. As Obama and his administration work on […]

A Long-Awaited Promise: Obama Gets Real About Criminal Justice Reform

“Mass incarceration makes our entire country worse off, and we need to do something about it.” – President Obama in his July 14, 2015 speech to the NAACP annual conference Fifteen years ago, when I first started working on drug policy and criminal justice reform issues, I never would have imagined these words coming out […]

Obama Fears Nuclear Failure While Iran Seeks Political Opprtunism

Image Credits: Wikimedia Commons Iranian Leaders Want the Deal Both Ways One of the lengthiest diplomatic negotiations, the Iranian Nuclear Deal, seems to be never-ending. Two deadlines have already been missed in the last month. In addition, the negotiators missed the target of Washington time set by the U.S. Congress. This would grant the Congress […]

Obama Plans Broader Use Of Clemency To Free Nonviolent Drug Offenders

WASHINGTON — Sometime in the next few weeks, aides expect President Obama to issue orders freeing dozens of federal prisoners locked up on nonviolent drug offenses. With the stroke of his pen, he will probably commute more sentences at one time than any president has in nearly half a century. — This feed and its […]

Tuesday’s Morning Email: Obama Scrambles To Resurrect Trade Plan

TOP STORIES To get The Morning Email, HuffPost’s daily roundup of the news, in your inbox, sign up here. OBAMA SCRAMBLES TO RESURRECT TRADE PLAN With House Speaker John Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi refusing to come back to the table to negotiate a workable version of Obama’s trade agenda and today’s vote […]

Romney Goes After Obama With POWERPOINT Presentation

In a stuffy mountain lodge here Friday night, Romney joined the chorus. Dusting off a page from his management consulting playbook, the former Republican nominee delivered a speech by PowerPoint to more than 200 corporate CEOs and other attendees of his annual ideas festival about what he deemed (and titled his slides): “The Most Consequential […]

Obama Administration Readies Big Push On Climate Change

The Obama administration is planning a series of actions this summer to rein in greenhouse-gas emissions from wide swaths of the economy, including trucks, airplanes and power plants, kicking into high gear an ambitious climate agenda that the president sees as key to his legacy. — This feed and its contents are the property of […]

Michelle Obama Delivers Emotional Commencement Address At Chicago High School

“I know the struggles many of you face, how you walk the long way home to avoid the gangs; how you fight to concentrate on your schoolwork when there’s too much noise at home; how you keep it together when your family’s having a hard time making ends meet. But more importantly, I know the […]

Shepard Fairey – Obama Hope Poster, Election 2016 And Rebel Music

Street artist Shepard Fairey and the Viacom-owned MTV, home to teen moms and teen wolves, are the Felix and Oscar of American culture wars. That they found common ground is something of a triumph. — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It […]

Obama Administration Pushes Back Against Environmentalist Trade Critics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Wednesday released a report documenting its efforts to protect the environment through trade enforcement, the latest salvo in a struggle to win over environmentalist groups critical of President Barack Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact. The report from the State Department and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative emphasizes […]

Defrauded Student Loan Borrowers Face Potential Obama Administration ‘Boondoggle’

Defrauded student loan borrowers seeking relief from the Obama administration are confronting an Education Department process that a senior House Democrat compared to the government’s bungled response to the mortgage robo-signing crisis that shook the U.S. housing market. In the case of robo-signed mortgage documents, bank regulators at the Office of the Comptroller of the […]

Obama Says All People Deserve To Live Free Of Discrimination For International Day Against Homophobia

President Barack Obama said that LGBT rights “are human rights” in a statement released Saturday to commemorate the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. “We take this opportunity to reaffirm that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights are human rights, to celebrate the dignity of every person, and to underscore that all people deserve […]

Obama Administration Near Ban On Trans-Fat: Report

The Obama administration is expected to all but ban trans fat in a final ruling that could drop as soon as next week, killing most uses of an ingredient that has been put in everything from frozen pizza to Reese’s Pieces but since deemed harmful to human health. — This feed and its contents are […]

Hawaii Gets Consolation Prize After Losing Out On Obama Library

HONOLULU (AP) — The Barack Obama Foundation has selected Chicago as its home, but the group still plans to collaborate in some way with the University of Hawaii. University of Hawaii President David Lassner said Tuesday that it’s clear that the foundation wants to have a presence in Hawaii, and that the university will be […]

Chuck Schumer Warns Obama His Trade Agenda Is Dead Without A China Currency-Manipulation Crackdown

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama can just about kiss his trade agenda goodbye if he doesn’t allow Congress to pass a measure cracking down on China and other nations that manipulate the value of their currency, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said in an interview with The Huffington Post. Schumer, likely the next leader of Senate […]

President Obama at White House Correspondents’ Dinner

President Obama at the 2015 White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner in Washington, D.C. April 25, 2015. Uploads by YouTube Help Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the […]

Catching Up with the Curator: The Obama State China Service

For a new state china service, First Lady Michelle Obama wanted it to have modern elements, but also for it to be practical, in the sense that it would be complementary to the preceding historic state services. The Obama State China Service consists of eleven-piece place settings for 320. Mrs. Obama sought a different color […]

President Obama Visits the Everglades

The President travels to the Florida Everglades for Earth Day and speaks about the impacts of climate change, April 22, 2015. Uploads by YouTube Help Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of […]

President Obama Speaks at the Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride Event

President Obama delivers remarks at the Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride Event on the South Lawn of the White House. April 16, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick […]

President Obama Signs the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act

President Obama delivers remarks before signing the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act. April 16, 2015 Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced […]

President Obama Meets with West African Leaders to Discuss the Ebola Outbreak

President Obama speaks before meeting with the heads of West African countries to discuss the progress we’ve made on the Ebola outbreak. April 15, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. […]

President Obama Meets with Iraqi Prime Minister

President Obama holds a bilateral meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi. April 14, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the […]

President Obama Meets with President Castro

President Obama meets with President Castro of Cuba at the Summit of the Americas in Panama City, Panama. April 11, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President […]

President Obama Meets with President Juan Carlos Varela

President Obama meets with President Juan Carlos Varela of Panama at the Summit of the Americas in Panama City, Panama. April 10, 2015 Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick […]

President Obama Meets with President Juan Manuel Santos

President Obama meets with President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia at the Summit of the Americas in Panama City, Panama. April 11, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick […]

President Obama Meets with President Dilma Rousseff

President Obama meets with President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil at the Summit of the Americas in Panama City, Panama. April 11, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the […]

President Obama Participates in a Press Conference After the Summit of the Americas

After the seventh Summit of the Americas, President Obama participates in a press conference before departing Panama. April 11, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of […]

Remarks by President Obama at the First Plenary Session of the Summit of the Americas

ATLAPA Convention Center, Panama City, Panama, April 11, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx […]

President Obama Meets with SICA Presidents

President Obama delivers remarks in a meeting with members of the Central American Integration System (SICA) in Panama City, Panama, April 10, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick […]

President Obama Attends the CEO Summit of the Americas

President Obama delivers remarks at the opening of the CEO Summit of the Americas in Panama City, Panama, April 10, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President […]

President Obama Speaks at the Civil Society Forum

President Obama delivers remarks at the Civil Society Forum in Panama City, Panama, April 10, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced […]

Judge Denies Justice Department’s Request To Lift Hold On Obama Immigration Action

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge in Texas late Tuesday kept a temporary hold on President Barack Obama’s executive action that sought to shield millions of immigrants from deportation, rejecting a U.S. Department of Justice request that he allow the action to go ahead. U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen in Brownsville refused to lift the […]

President Obama Offers His Warmest Wishes on Passover and Easter

President Obama delivers a Passover and Easter message to the American people. April 4, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the […]

President Obama on the International Nuclear Framework with Iran

Speaking from the Rose Garden, President Obama lays out the details of a historic framework with Iran that will prevent the country from obtaining a nuclear weapon. April 2, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising […]

President Obama Speaks on Jobs in America’s Solar Energy

President Obama traveled to the Hill Air Force Base in Salt Lake City, Utah to discuss his initiative to connect veterans with jobs in the burgeoning solar energy industry. April 3, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and […]

President Obama Speaks on the Importance of Job Training

President Obama delivers remarks in Louisville, KY on his TechHire initiative and the investments his budget makes in job training and employment services. April 2, 2015 Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug […]

President Obama Hosts the 2015 White House Science Fair

On March 23, 2015, President Obama met with American’s young scientists and engineers who debuted their innovative projects and experiments at the White House for the fifth annual White House Science Fair. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and […]

President Obama Signs Memorandum of Disapproval on Anti-Labor Bill

President Obama delivers remarks before signing a memorandum of disapproval regarding S.J. Res. 8, a bill that undermines the work of the National Labor Relations Board. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug […]

President Obama Speaks at the Dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute

President Obama travels to Boston, MA to help dedicate the Edward M. Kennedy Institute in honor of the late Senator Ted Kennedy. March 30, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. […]

President Obama Meets with the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

President Obama meets with members of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, March 27, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription […]

President Obama: Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network

President Obama speaks at the kickoff meeting of the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network. — U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) http://www.hhs.gov We accept comments in the spirit of our comment policy: http://www.hhs.gov/web/socialmedia/policies/comment-policy.html HHS Privacy Policy http://www.hhs.gov/Privacy.html Uploads by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions […]

A Conversation with President Obama and The Wire Creator David Simon

President Barack Obama and David Simon, the creator of HBO’s The Wire, sat down to talk honestly about the challenges law enforcement face and the consequences communities bear from the war on drugs. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of […]

President Obama Holds a Roundtable on the Economy

President Obama met with faith leaders, consumer advocates, and civil rights leaders in Alabama to discuss what the Administration can do to combat abusive payday lending practices. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription […]

President Obama Delivers Remarks on Protecting Consumers from Abusive Payday Lending Practices

President Obama speaks at Lawson State Community College in Birmingham, Alabama on the new steps the CFPB is taking to protect consumers from abusive payday lending practices. March 26, 2015 Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising […]

President Obama Holds a Roundtable on Small Business Exports

President Obama meets with local elected officials and small business exporters to discuss the importance of trade in creating good-paying jobs here at home. March 25, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription […]

President Obama meets with the President of Afghanistan

On March 24, 2015, President Obama held a joint press conference with President Ghani of Afghanistan. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced […]

President Obama Delivers Remarks at the SelectUSA Investment Summit

On March 23, 2015, President Obama spoke at the SelectUSA Investment Summit at the Gaylord National Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the […]

President Obama Tours the 2015 White House Science Fair Exhibits

On March 23, 2015, President Obama talked with each of the young scientists and engineers about their innovative projects at the fifth-annual White House Science Fair. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug […]

First Lady Michelle Obama Gives Remarks at a Peace Corps Training

In Siem Reap, Cambodia, First Lady Michelle Obama gives remarks ata Let Girls Learn Peace Corps Training. March 21, 2015 Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of […]

Obama: I’m Hoping For A ‘Post-Administration Glow’ After I Leave Office And Can Get More Sleep

When asked how much sleep he gets a night, President Barack Obama said, “probably not enough.” “I will say that when people leave the administration and I see them six months later, they have that post-administration glow,” Obama told The Huffington Post in a sit-down interview Friday. “They really look good. So I’m hoping the […]

On Board with First Lady Michelle Obama: Angkor Wat

Go on board with First Lady Michelle Obama at Angkor Wat just outside Siem Reap, Cambodia. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced […]

President Obama Speaks at the 2015 White House Student Film Festival

On March 20, 2015, President Obama welcomed student filmmakers to the second-annual White House Student Film Festival. Learn more: www.whitehouse.gov/filmfest Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of […]

First Lady Michelle Obama Gives Remarks at a Let Girls Learn Event in Tokyo, Japan

March 19, 2015 Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of […]

Nothing New in the Ape Crack About Michelle Obama

Silly, sick, demeaning cracks made by such as the canned Univision host Rodner Figueroa likening First Lady Michelle Obama to a Planet of the Apes character are not new. Four years ago, the then CEO of the Tennessee Hospitality Association, Walt Baker, took much heat and lost a lot of business for his marketing firm […]

President Obama Speaks at the National League of Cities Conference

On March 9, 2015, President Obama spoke at the National League of Cities Conference on the TechHire initiative. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants […]

President Obama Meets with the European Council President

On March 9, 2015, President Obama delivered remarks before meeting with European Council President Donald Tusk. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced […]

President Obama Signs a Presidential Memorandum on College Opportunity

On March 10, 2015, President Obama delivered remarks on making college more affordable before singing a Presidential Memorandum that supports the President’s Student Aid Bill of Rights. Learn more: www.whitehouse.gov/collegeopportunity Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising […]

President Obama Announces the Student Aid Bill of Rights

On March 10, 2015, President Obama delivered remarks at Georgia Tech to announce the Student Aid Bill of Rights and outline his actions to increase college opportunity for every student. Sign on to the Student Aid Bill of Rights here: www.whitehouse.gov/collegeopportunity Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal […]

President Obama Marks the 50th Anniversary of the Marches from Selma to Montgomery

Watch on YouTube Yesterday, President Obama and the First Family joined thousands of Americans at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, to honor the sacrifice and bravery of the men and women who bled there, on that very pavement exactly 50 years ago. Many of those original "foot soldiers" joined him […]

President Obama and the First Family Visit Selma

The First Family traveled to Selma, Alabama to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the marches from Selma to Montgomery, and to celebrate the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the […]

President Obama Holds a Town Hall at St. Benedict College

On March 6, 2015, President Obama delivered remarks on the one-year anniversary of the My Brother’s Keeper initiative at a Town Hall at St. Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising […]

President Obama Reflects on “My Brother’s Keeper”

President Obama marks the one-year anniversary of his My Brother’s Keeper initiative with a reflection on the progress we’ve made, and how much more we can accomplish. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription […]

Congress Should Deny President Obama Authority for Perpetual War

The Islamic State is evil. But that’s no reason for America to go to war again in the Middle East. Or for Congress to approve years more of conflict. The president requested formal legal authority to war against ISIS–more than six months after dropping the first bomb on the self-proclaimed caliphate. USA Today headlined an […]

Obama Signs Bill To Fund DHS Through Next Friday

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed a one-week funding bill for the Homeland Security Department, keeping the agency open after a showdown that went right up to the brink. Obama signed the bill late Friday, just minutes before the midnight deadline. Typically, when Obama signs important legislation, he issues a statement addressing its […]

Jon Stewart: Why Does The Obama Administration Keep Prosecuting Whistleblowers?

Blowing the whistle seems great! Herve Falciani blew the whistle on HSBC, the British bank that allegedly helped clients evade taxes. Switzerland rewarded him with charges of industrial espionage. We wouldn’t do something like that here in America, right? Thomas Drake, a former National Security Agency official who provided information about mismanagement at the agency […]

President Obama Speaks at the 2015 NGA Dinner

On February 22, 2015, President Obama delivered remarks at the National Governors Association Dinner at the White House Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants […]

President Obama on the Causes and Antidotes to Violent Extremism

"I witnessed horrible crimes committed by ISIS.  It's not a revolution or jihad … it's slaughter … I was shocked by what I did.  This isn't what we came for, to kill other Muslims. I'm 28 — is this the only future I'm able to imagine?"  So said one of the many former terrorists in […]

President Obama Designates Three New National Monuments

At Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy in Chicago, the President speaks at the designation of three new National Monuments, February 19, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the […]

President Obama Speaks at the Summit on Countering Violent Extremism

At the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., the President delivers remarks at the Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, February 18, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick […]

President Obama Speaks at the Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection Summit

On February 13, 2015, President Obama delivered remarks at Stanford University on the Administration’s cybersecurity efforts and principles. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants […]

President Obama Speaks at the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection

Watch on YouTube Earlier this afternoon, the President visited Stanford University to speak at the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection. Today's summit brought together leaders from a number of areas — Congress, industry, tech companies, law enforcement, students, and others — to work together and explore partnerships that will help develop the […]

President Obama, a Selfie Stick, and HealthCare.gov

There are things that everybody does but doesn’t talk about: sounding out words, taking selfies, doodling. In a video on BuzzFeed today, President Obama proved he's just like us to spread the word about the health care deadline on February 15. Watch the video, then head over to HealthCare.gov to learn more about your options. […]

President Obama Signs the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act

On February 12, 2015, President Obama signed the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act into law at the White House. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the […]

Getting to Zero: President Obama on the Next Phase in Our Fight Against Ebola

Watch on YouTube "If you need me, just say the word."  Brett Sedgwick spent much of his recent time traveling to furthest corners of Liberia. He'd go from community to community, supporting teams that helped grieving families bury their loved ones who had perished from the Ebola disease. The safe-burial teams buried them carefully, safely, […]

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