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Barack Obama: 44th president of the United States
Barack Hussein Obama II is an American politician and attorney who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, Obama was the first African-American president of the United States. He previously served as a U.S. senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008 and as an Illinois state senator from 1997 to 2004.

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Axelrod explains the message Biden is sending with strike [Video]

Axelrod explains the message Biden is sending with strike

Retired Lt. General Mark Hertling and former Obama adviser David Axelrod discuss the US military strike ordered by President Biden on a site in Syria used by two Iranian-backed militia groups.

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Obama broke a schoolmate's nose becasue he said this... | Oneindia News [Video]

Obama broke a schoolmate's nose becasue he said this... | Oneindia News

Former US president Barack Obama has made a startling revelation. The normally composed politician said he once broke a schoolmate's nose for using a racial slur in a locker room fight. The 44th US..

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Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen launch Spotify podcast [Video]

Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen launch Spotify podcast

Spotify has launched a new podcast starring former president Barack Obama and legendary rock star Bruce Springsteen.

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Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen team up for new podcast [Video]

Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen team up for new podcast

Former President Barack Obama and rock star Bruce Springsteen have teamed up to host a new podcast about masculinity, race, fatherhood and their professional and personal journeys.

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Garland says politics won't influence DOJ probes [Video]

Garland says politics won't influence DOJ probes

President Joe Biden's attorney general nominee, Merrick Garland, vowed on Monday to protect the integrity of the Justice Department from partisan influence, in an effort to restore confidence after..

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Biden aims to close Guantanamo Bay during his term [Video]

Biden aims to close Guantanamo Bay during his term

President Joe Biden's aides have launched a formal review of the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, reviving the Obama-era goal of closing the controversial facility with the aim of doing..

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These Obama tribute sneakers have a huge price tag [Video]

These Obama tribute sneakers have a huge price tag

Sotheby’s will be auctioning off an ultra-rare pair of Nike sneakers that were made in honor of President Obama. HLN’s Melissa Knowles reports.

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Tributes pour in for iconic actress Cicely Tyson [Video]

Tributes pour in for iconic actress Cicely Tyson

Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry and former President Barack Obama were among those who heralded groundbreaking actress Cicely Tyson, who died Thursday at age 96. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

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Biden taps top nuclear deal player as Iran envoy [Video]

Biden taps top nuclear deal player as Iran envoy

U.S. President Biden has selected Robert Malley to become the administration's special envoy to Iran. Malley was a key member of the team that negotiated the original 2015 nuclear deal during the Obama..

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Seeking to undo ‘damage,’ Biden acts to restore ACA [Video]

Seeking to undo ‘damage,’ Biden acts to restore ACA

U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday reopened the nation's online health insurance marketplace for people who cannot obtain coverage through their employers, in a move he said was aimed at undoing..

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Biden takes executive action on racial divide [Video]

Biden takes executive action on racial divide

U.S. President Joe Biden signed four executive orders on Tuesday (Jan. 26), including one to curb the U.S. government’s use of private prisons and another to bolster anti-discrimination enforcement..

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Biden admin follows Obama's footsteps to put abolitionist hero Harriet Tubman on $20 bill [Video]

Biden admin follows Obama's footsteps to put abolitionist hero Harriet Tubman on $20 bill

Biden administration expedites the effort to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill and feature abolitionist hero Harriet Tubman.

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Obama, Bush and Clinton Honor Biden in Joint Video [Video]

Obama, Bush and Clinton Honor Biden in Joint Video

The video played during the 'Celebrating America' inaugural concert on Wednesday night

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Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush send messages to Joe Biden [Video]

Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush send messages to Joe Biden

Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton recorded a video message for President Joe Biden for the Celebrating America event.

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Former Presidents Bush, Clinton and Obama honor Biden inaugural [Video]

Former Presidents Bush, Clinton and Obama honor Biden inaugural

Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton delivered a message of unity in a video recorded as part of the “Celebrating America” inauguration concert.

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Twitter Resets @POTUS Account for President Joe Biden [Video]

Twitter Resets @POTUS Account for President Joe Biden

When Donald Trump became president, he inherited President Barack Obama's Twitter followers via the official government account.

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Stage set for Biden inauguration [Video]

Stage set for Biden inauguration

The stage is all set for the oath taking ceremony of United States President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama..

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Former US presidents arrive for Biden inauguration [Video]

Former US presidents arrive for Biden inauguration

Ahead of US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris oath taking ceremony, Former President Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary Clinton arrived at the US Capitol Hill. 43rd President of..

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Former presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton arrive for Inauguration Day [Video]

Former presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton arrive for Inauguration Day

Former presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton have arrived at the U.S. Capitol for Inauguration Day.

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Remember these inauguration speeches? [Video]

Remember these inauguration speeches?

From John F. Kennedy's inauguration in 1961 to the swearing in of Barack Obama in 2009, here are some of the most memorable introductory moments from presidents gone by.

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Biden to end Keystone pipeline early: source [Video]

Biden to end Keystone pipeline early: source

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is planning to cancel the permit for the $9 billion Keystone XL pipeline project as one of his first acts in office, and perhaps as soon as his first day, according to a..

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Barack Obama full 2009 inaguration speech [Video]

Barack Obama full 2009 inaguration speech

President Barack Obama delivers his inauguration speech after being sworn in as the 44th president of the United States. Obama made history as the first Black president of the country.

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Born in the USA: Obama and Springsteen together for Renegades podcast

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani offers 'chadar' for Ajmer Sharif

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Barack Obama Crashes Zoom Meeting of Book Club Reading His Memoir

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Amanda Gorman Reveals What Michelle Obama Whispered to Barack at Inauguration

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No 10 refuses to criticise Biden for removing Churchill bust - despite PM's disapproval of same move by Obama

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Downing Street has declined to criticise US President Joe Biden for removing a bust of Winston Churchill from the Oval Office - despite Boris Johnson having previously criticised "part-Kenyan" Barack..
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Sasha Obama Dancing Front and Center in Fun TikTok

Barack and Michelle Obama's youngest daughter's just like college-aged daughters all around the world ... because she's blowing up on TikTok. Former first kid Sasha is the standout star of one of those..
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Obama Was Briefed on UFOs But Won't Say What's Up

Barack Obama got the lowdown as Prez on UFOs -- or the lack thereof -- and although he won't say if space aliens are a thing, his facial reactions are more than interesting. Obama appeared on 'The Late..
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Russian TV Runs Barack Obama Bit In Blackface

TV is something else in Russia, where they're running bits with actors dressed in blackface portraying Barack Obama. The skit aired as part of a satirical show on Russia's NTV channel ... and it's..
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Barack Obama Signs Off on Drake Playing Him in Future Biopic Movie

Barack Obama has finally given Drake his blessing to portray him in a biopic -- something the kid has openly tried wishing into existence. The former President was asked about Drake's comments from..
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Stars and Scars -- You Be the Judge

Donald Trump isn't doing much, if any work in the Oval Office, because he's obsessed with trying to overturn an election and that's not gonna happen. And, Barack Obama said flatly ... he's scared of..
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Barack Obama Talks Book Sales Bragging Rights, Jabs Trump on 'Kimmel'

Barack Obama's new memoir is flying off the shelves -- even more than Michelle's record-setting book in 2018 -- but he says he's not rubbing it in ... and she's fine with his success for her own..
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PM Modi talks to US President-elect Joe Biden, discusses cooperation on COVID-19, Indo Pacific

As vice president under Obama's administration, Biden had earlier engaged with PM Modi as well.
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Barack Obama Tells Oprah What He Misses About Being President

Barack Obama was feeling nostalgic talking to Oprah about his new book -- reminiscing on what he missed most about being President ... and his answers might surprise you. 44 sat down for a chat with O..
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Barack Obama on Dr Manmohan Singh: Had resisted calls to retaliate against Pakistan after 26/11 attacks

Obama has said this in his memoir while recalling a conversation with Dr. Manmohan Singh during his visit to India in December 2010. The first volume of the much-anticipated book, 'A Promised Land,'..
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BJP attacks Congress over Gupkar Alliance, targets Rahul Gandhi

While targeting the Congress over its tie-up with the National Conference and the Peoples Democratic Party, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra also had a go at its leader Rahul Gandhi over comments of the..
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Obama's '60 Minutes' Interview Touches on Trump, Racism & Michelle

Barack Obama laid it all out on the table for '60 Minutes' -- offering advice to President Trump, dishing on how we can overcome systemic racism ... and giving rare insight into how pissed Michelle was..
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Barack Obama, I Had to Campaign for Biden Because Trump Presidency 'Not Normal'

Barack Obama did not want to hit the campaign trail -- it's not really something former Presidents do -- but he felt it was necessary because Donald Trump's tenure "was not normal." Forty Four appeared..
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Sanjay Raut comes out in defence of Rahul Gandhi, calls Obama's remark 'Distasteful'

Defending Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Raut questioned the Obama's knowledge about politics in India, adding that no foreign politician must make such remarks.
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Shiv Sena defends Rahul Gandhi, says 'We won't say Trump is mad, how much Obama knows about India?'


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Obama Rips Trump For Refusing To Congratulate President-Elect Biden

Barack Obama is reminding the nation he congratulated Donald Trump as soon as he won the election ... a courtesy the President's refusing to extend to Joe Biden. The former president ripped Trump for..
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Congress says no comments, party leaders attack Obama

After Rahul Gandhi was referred to as a 'nervous' leader by former US President Barack Obama in his book, the Congress chose not to comment on it officially, though party leaders on Friday criticized..
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Sonia's beauty, Rahul's aptitude, Manmohan's integrity: What Obama's memoir says about Congress leaders?

Former US President Barack Obama's memoir, 'A Promised Land', is making headlines in India. From former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, to the Congress President Sonia Gandhi and not to forget..
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Obama Rips Republicans For Humoring Trump with Phony Election Fraud Claims

Barack Obama is ripping Donald Trump and Republicans for continuing to make baseless claims of a fraudulent election ... he says it's a very slippery slope. The former president broke his silence on..
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"Nervous, unformed quality about him": Former US President Barack Obama mentions Rahul Gandhi in his memoir

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Barack Obama Says Presidency Strained Marriage to Michelle

Barack Obama's time in The White House was full of challenges ... not the least of which he says was his relationship with the First Lady. The former Prez opens up about his 8 years in office in an..
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PM Modi's talks with US President-elect Joe Biden 'will happen in due course': MEA

PM Modi had congratulated the US president elected on his victory and appreciated his role in strengthening ties as the vice-president in the Obama administration.
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RuPaul Gets His Own Chia Pet

RuPaul is ready to transform into a new look, although ... this one's gonna require a lot of growth. The famous drag queen and host of "RuPaul's Drag Race" is now getting his famous mug molded into a..
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Barack Obama Drains a 3-Point Shot Before Michigan Rally for Joe Biden

Barack Obama was on fire this weekend stumping for his former VP in Michigan -- and that's no coincidence seeing how he was in the GROOVE after sinking a trey beforehand. Prior to Joe Biden's Detroit..
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Bill Maher Criticizes RBG for Not Taking Obama's Hint to Retire

Bill Maher's politics seem mostly aligned with the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg, but he thinks RBG messed up by not taking Barack Obama's "hint" to retire before he left office. The 'Real Time' host was on..
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Obama Roasts Trump in Miami, Likens Him to Wild 'Florida Man'

Barack Obama really should consider taking up stand-up comedy in retirement, because the dude's got some great jokes about President Trump ... especially when he's in Florida. 44 was at a rally..
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Donald Trump Rips Barack Obama After Blistering Rebuke Of Presidency

Donald Trump and Barack Obama are taking the gloves off ... Trump just ripped Obama after his blistering rebuke of Trump's presidency. The Prez went nuts on Obama during Wednesday's rally in North..
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Barack Obama Stumps for Biden in Philly, Takes Bullhorn to the Streets

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Barack Obama Praises LeBron James, You're a Great Player and Person!

Barack Obama is congratulating his pal, LeBron James -- saying the NBA superstar is a legend both on and off the court ... despite what Trump thinks. "Proud of my friend @KingJames for his fourth..
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Trump Hired Black Man to Play Obama So He Could Belittle, Fire Him

President Trump once hired a Black actor to impersonate Barack Obama, just so he could get him in his office and fire him "Apprentice" style ... and the whole thing is on video. The scene was..
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Barack Obama Set to Scorch Donald Trump in His DNC Speech

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Mailboxes Removed in NYC as President Trump's USPS War Rages On

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Former U.S. President Obama condemns violence at protests

Former U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday condemned the use of violence at nationwide protests over racial inequities and excessive police force, while praising the actions of peaceful protesters..
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Mexico details note to U.S. over Obama-era gun-running row

Mexico's foreign minister on Monday posted a video online detailing a diplomatic note to the U.S. embassy requesting answers about a gun-running sting under the Obama presidency, keeping a spotlight on..
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Mexico asks U.S. for answers over historic gun-running row

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No shutdown in Kashmir on US President's India visit

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Concluding first day of his visit, Trump reaches luxurious ITC Maurya

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Trump eases restrictions on land mine use by U.S. military

President Donald Trump on Friday relaxed Obama-era restrictions on the U.S. military's use of anti-personnel land mines, arguing that the previous policy could put American troops at a "severe..
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Trump loosens Obama-era restrictions on military use of land mines

President Donald Trump on Friday relaxed Obama-era restrictions on the U.S. military's use of land mines, arguing that the previous policy put American troops at a "severe disadvantage."
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Landmines important tool U.S. troops need: Pentagon chief

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