President Barack Obama

VIDEO: Obama Says Corporations That 'Cherrypick Their Taxes' Hurt US, Calls for Reform

VIDEO: Obama Says Corporations That 'Cherrypick Their Taxes' Hurt US, Calls for Reform
In a video address to the American people over the weekend, President Barack Obama called out big corporations offshoring their taxes at the expense of middle class taxpayers. The president looked to reignite the debate that has stalled out in Congress over closing loopholes that he says "threatens to undermine the progress" of the country's recovery.
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Why Is Obama Nominating This Anti-Gay Bigot Judge to Federal Court?

Why Is Obama Nominating This Anti-Gay Bigot Judge to Federal Court?
Barack Obama has nominated Michael Boggs — a far right, anti-marriage-equality extremist judge — to the federal bench. Here is a clip of what Judge Boggs thinks of "activist judges" and equality. So why is the President pushing for this man's promotion?
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Obama Denounces NBA Team Owner's Racist Remarks

Obama Denounces NBA Team Owner's Racist Remarks
While fielding questions from the press in Malaysia, President Obama took a few moments to address the racist comments allegedly made by Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers.
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Refusal to Learn: Republicans Won't Allow CDC to Research Gun Violence

Refusal to Learn: Republicans Won't Allow CDC to Research Gun Violence
For nearly 20 years, Congress has pushed the CDC to steer clear of firearms violence research. As chairman of the appropriations subcommittee that traditionally sets CDC funding, Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA) has been in a position to change that. Soon after Sandy Hook, Kingston said he had spoken to the head of the agency. "I think we can find some common ground," Kingston said. More than a year later, as Kingston competes in a crowded Republican primary race for a U.S. Senate seat, the congressman is no longer talking about common ground.
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Lois Beckett
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WhiteHouse.gov Simplifies Privacy Policy, Strips Bureaucratic Language

WhiteHouse.gov Simplifies Privacy Policy, Strips Bureaucratic Language
A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tributes, are in the open domain. "Information you choose to share with the White House (directly and via third party sites) may be treated as public information," the new policy says.
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Martha Mendoza
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Fox News Reporter: Obama and Holder Being Black is the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Them

Fox News Reporter: Obama and Holder Being Black is the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Them
Fox News analyst and political reporter Brit Hume believes President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder have it so easy because they are black. This country is so post-racial that black people are now catching all the breaks!
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OK Senator Slams Obama and 'EPA's War on Fossil Fuels'

OK Senator Slams Obama and 'EPA's War on Fossil Fuels'
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe continues to berate the Environmental Protection Agency with sweeping generalizations and political sloganeering. Inhofe's contrarian demeanor as a member of the Environment and Public Works Committee doesn't really accomplish anything, but it does give all of us a preview of what could happen if Republicans take control of the Senate in the November midterm elections.
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VIDEO: President Obama Speaks at the Civil Rights Summit

VIDEO: President Obama Speaks at the Civil Rights Summit
President Barack Obama spoke at the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ School of Public Affairs here in Austin. His speech addressed voting rights, the necessity of safety net programs, and the work we still must do to move ahead. Video and full transcript after the flip.
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Obama to Russia: Our Illegal Invasions Nicer Than Your Illegal Invasion!

Obama to Russia: Our Illegal Invasions Nicer Than Your Illegal Invasion!
This is what happens when you don't have an open and honest reckoning with the mistakes of history. This is what happens when the whole world knows the mistakes that were made, and how it impacts the future.
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Sarah Palin: I Can See Obama's Mom Jeans From My House

Sarah Palin: I Can See Obama's Mom Jeans From My House
Who better to talk about the Russia/Ukraine conflict than not-Vice President Sarah Palin? Sean Hannity invites Palin on his show so she can say Putin is a real manly man who wrestles bears and drills for oil while Obama wears mom jeans...
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