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Stock market's value under Trump has grown by $6.9 trillion to $30.6 trillion

The U.S. stock market has added nearly $6.9 trillion in market cap since President Donald Trump was elected, already close to half of what was added in all eight years of President Barack Obama's tenure. The market cap, based on the Russell 3000, surpassed $30 trillion for the first time last week,

CNBC - 2018-01-18 19:43:46

A Year After He Left Office, Barack Obama's Ratings Are Up

Nearly a year after Barack Obama left the Oval Office, the public's opinions of his presidency have retroactively improved across the board, a new HuffPost/YouGov survey finds. Half of Americans now say they approve of Obama's tenure in office, with 43 percent disapproving, for a net +7 rating, a mo

YAHOO! - 2018-01-18 20:11:37

Miss Him? Barack Obama Will Be on the Campaign Trail This Year. A Lot.

Saturday will mark the one-year anniversary of President Barack Obama leaving office and President Donald Trump taking over the White House. Not once since then have the two men seen each other or spoken, according to a new CNN report. In that year, many Americans may also feel they too haven't seen


Trump's Nuclear Posture Review: Back to Armageddon

It is no secret that when it comes to shaping government policy, Donald Trump has been driven by compulsion to undo the enlightened measures of his predecessor, Barack Obama. Whether in the field of immigration, labor rights, race relations, environmental protection, or climate change, Trump has use

NATION - 2018-01-18 19:19:42

Here's Why People Are Convinced Obama Won HQ Trivia

Image via Pete Souza Considering he ran the country for a comparatively peaceful eight years and gave Americans the closest thing they've ever had to nationalized health care, Barack Obama is due some much deserved me time. So how does our 44th president unwind... you know, aside from chilling with

COMPLEX - 2018-01-18 20:00:56

The Quick Read: Barack Obama Is Making A Low-Key Return To Politics

It's Thursday and we've got some good news coming your way. Obama is making a return to politics, Cardi B keeps winning, and Gucci Mane is living his best life. Check out all this and more in today's news round-up. - Barack Obama's spokeswoman, Katie Hill, has confirmed that the former president is

ESSENCE - 2018-01-18 19:49:24

No, Barack Obama didn't win HQ Trivia on Michelle's birthday

Wednesday was Michelle Obama's birthday, and it seemed like Barack was doing all the right things to celebrate: You're not only my wife and the mother of my children, you're my best friend. I love your strength, your grace, and your determination. And I love you more each day. Happy Birthday, @Miche

USA TODAY - 2018-01-18 20:32:49

Obama's Year of #Resistance

One year after leaving the White House, Obama's centrist, technocratic politics are clearer than ever. Former first Lady Michelle and former president Barack Obama are introduced at the inaugural Obama Foundation Summit on October 31, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson / Getty Few things in poli

JACOBINMAG.COM - 2018-01-18 21:11:33

Look at Obama's 'Final Year' could have been much more

"The Final Year," a documentary by Greg Barker, follows Barack Obama's administration over the course of his last full year in office. The fly-on-the-wall film is fascinating at times, but a narrow focus renders it less than essential. The film zeros in on a small cadre of White House staffers, with

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 20:50:00

Former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush now members at The Floridian

The Floridian has recently received a heaping of presidential prestige. As the Forecaddie detailed, it was at The Floridian (Floridian National Golf Club being the full name) in Palm City, Fla., where Tiger Woods recently played with former President Barack Obama and unveiled an altered warmup routi

GOLFWEEK - 2018-01-18 20:54:01

Doblin: Cory Booker pulled over by GOP for 'driving while black'

The legacy of Barack Obama is secure. It was never the Affordable Care Act. It was Barack Obama. Cory Booker proved that Tuesday in a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. Booker got into it with Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen who could not recall whether President Trump used a vulgar wo

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-18 21:11:14

Tucker Carlson: Where Was Jeff Flake When Obama Threatened FOX News?

Tucker Carlson opined on Sen. Jeff Flake's Senate floor speech on Wednesday where he trashed President Trump and likened him to Joseph Stalin and other infamous dictators for his treatment of the press. However, Carlson noted Flake didn't do a media tour when former President Obama attacked FOX New

REALCLEARPOLITICS - 2018-01-18 19:21:25

Remember the IRS targeting scandal? No one ever got punished for it

Lois Lerner, the head of the IRS unit at the heart of the scandal, retired with a full pension, and no disciplinary action was taken against any IRS employee. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File) Remember the scandal that erupted in 2013 when the IRS was found to be targeting conservative organiza

WASHINGTON EXAMINER - 2018-01-18 20:55:30

Barack Obama Talks Social Media's Role in Society on David Letterman's New Show

Cred. Netflix David Lettermen's new show 'My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman' premiered on Netflix on January 12, 2018. On the very first episode of 'My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman', he was joined by former U.S. President Barack Obama. The episode had

DEF PEN - 2018-01-18 17:43:50

Is Donald Trump playing more golf as President than Barack Obama?

Trump often accused his predecessor of neglecting duties when he was seen playing golf - but he's no stranger to a birdie himself. Image:Both Trump and Obama are keen golfers - but don't count on them pairing up anytime soon Donald Trump's golfing hobby is perhaps no surprise given his company runs

SKY.COM - 2018-01-18 17:34:00

Longing for another Obama White House: Letter to the editor

My husband and I watched Dave Letterman's late 2017 interview of former President Barack Obama on Netflix yesterday. Obama emerged the same as always: modest, thoughtful, intelligent and humorous. Most of all, the interview displayed his incredible poise and grace. We couldn't help contrasting that

OREGONIAN - 2018-01-18 18:00:00

Um, did Barack Obama win HQ Trivia last night?

What do you do when you finally get a break after eight years of running a country? You've got plenty of things to chose from-everything from kite surf with Richard Branson, to joining in on the HQ Trivia craze and actually win some cash. It's all at your disposal, and by the looks of Wednesday nigh

MASHABLE - 2018-01-18 14:21:40

'The Final Year' laments the passing of Obama era

Those who remember with fondness the hope that accompanied the election of Barack Obama to the highest office in the land - and, arguably, the world - won't want to miss "The Final Year," director Greg Barker's documentary about the waning days of the Obama presidency. The film will be of particular

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-01-18 16:30:00

Trump's First Year: Everyone Hates Us Now

In 2016, 48 percent of the world's citizens approved of the United States from a leadership perspective. By 2017, just 30 percent did. What changed, of course, was the leader. President Donald Trump has overseen a destructive period for America's reputation abroad since he took the reins from Barack

ESQUIRE - 2018-01-18 15:19:00

The world's view of the U.S. has plummeted since Trump took office

Approval ratings have dropped to historic lows. The image of U.S. leadership across the globe is at its lowest point in more than a decade since President Donald Trump has taken office, a Gallup poll released on Thursday shows. Out of 134 countries polled, the median approval of America's leadershi

THE DAILY DOT - 2018-01-18 15:11:44