Published: January 22, 2021
Standing in the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery alongside his two predecessors in the White House, former president Barack Obama noted that inaugurations are central to American democracy.
Published: January 06, 2021
WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden plans to name several former Obama administration officials to senior jobs at the State Department and National Security Council in the coming days, adding more experienced and well-connected Democratic staffers to the country's sprawling national security bureaucracy.
Published: November 22, 2020
VOTING-ANALYSIS: As part of a lengthy Twitter thread aimed at bolstering President Donald Trump's wild and baseless allegations of electoral impropriety, cartoonist Scott Adams distilled a common argument about President-elect Joe Biden's win.
Published: October 24, 2020
WASHINGTON - In the final weeks of the 2016 campaign, then-president Barack Obama was a ubiquitous presence stumping for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, making her case as a worthy successor but also emphasizing that his own legacy was on the ballot.
Published: October 22, 2020
PHILADELPHIA - Former president Barack Obama delivered a lacerating critique of President Donald Trump in his debut on the 2020 campaign trail Wednesday, denouncing his successor's handling of the coronavirus pandemic and ridiculing him for being unable to even "protect himself" from covid-19.
Published: July 31, 2020
Former president Barack Obama delivered a call to action in his eulogy Thursday of late congressman John Lewis, urging Congress to pass new voting rights laws and likening tactics by President Donald Trump and his administration to those used by racist Southern leaders who fought the civil rights movement in the 1960s.
Published: July 23, 2020
Joe Biden's presidential campaign on Wednesday deployed a new tactic to reach voters when bunting- strewn stages and boisterous rallies have been set aside: Using cinematic flourish to tease a major appearance with Barack Obama intended to excite Democrats and troll President Donald Trump with the presence of his popular predecessor.
Published: June 24, 2020
Joe Biden's campaign has long viewed his partnership with former president Barack Obama as one of his chief assets in running for president. He spoke often of "my buddy Barack" during campaign events.
Published: June 17, 2020
"President Obama and Vice President Biden never even tried to fix this during their eight-year period. The reason they didn't try is because they had no idea how to do it." - President Trump, in remarks on the signing of an executive order on policing, June 16, 2020