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Michelle Obama Reveals Daughters Thought She & Barack Were ‘Hugely Embarrassing’

Their fans may think they’re very cool, but Michelle Obama says that her kids Malia, 20, and Sasha, 17, cringed at certain situations when Barack was POTUS. Michelle Obama, 55, is proving that she and Barack, 57, are just like millions of other parents around the country – their kids sometimes think


Former VP Joe Biden tells supporters he is running for president, per WSJ

It looks like you can add another Democrat to the list. Joe Biden, the former US Senator from Delaware and President Barack Obama's two-term vice president, has told supporters that he plans on running for president in 2020, with a formal announcement coming in April, the Wall Street Journal reporte


The Beto vs. Biden Cage Match: Who Can Convince Voters They Are Obama’s True Heir?

Little did we know that Americans would be dividing themselves into Betophobes and Betophiles. We know all about what the Betophobes think. They’ve signaled their distaste for presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke in tweets, op-eds, and mocking headlines. But what about the Betophiles? They’re quiet.


Donald Trump returns to Canton area for third time — now as president

Donald Trump will be the first U.S. president to make a public appearance in Stark County since President George W. Bush headlined two campaign rallies in Canton in 2004. It has been more than 2 1/2 years since Trump made an appearance as the Republican presidential nominee at the Brookside Country


A reminder: Only three sitting senators have ever been elected president

Pure trivia, but it caught me off-guard. So far, a staggering six of the Senate’s 47 Democrats (including one from Minnesota, in case you hadn’t heard) are seeking the party’s nomination to run for president. But the fact that surprised me, from Stu Rothenberg of Inside Elections, was that only thre


CNN’s Don Lemon, April Ryan get defensive over not praising ‘war hero’ John McCain during 2008 election

CNN anchor Don Lemon and political analyst April Ryan were put on the spot by a GOP commentator for their recent praise for “war hero” Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. The deceased Republican has been the target of renewed attacks by President Donald Trump on Twitter and to reporters at the White House ove


Obama’s half-brother Malik asks if Michelle is really a man

Malik Obama is Barack Obama’s older half-brother. The two share the same biological father, Kenyan Barack Obama Sr.; Malik’s mother was Obama Sr.’s first wife, Kezia. Born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya, Malik met Barack for the first time in 1985. The brothers were best men at each other’s weddings.


President Obama Will Headline The Davos Of Travel Next Month In Spain

Most people know the World Economic Forum, held each January in Davos, Switzerland, as the place the political, business and other leaders of society meet to shape global, regional and industry agendas. For the travel industry, which is responsible for more than one in 10 jobs and 10.4% of the world


Beto showing shades of Obama, former mentor Laurence Tribe says

2020 presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke reminds Harvard Law School professor Laurence Tribe of a former student he once took under his wing. As O'Rourke, 46, embarks on his first trip as a candidate, Tribe said the former Texas congressman is showing the fast-paced development he also witnessed in


Happy birthday! Trump's youngest son, Barron, turns 13

President Barack Obama's daughters, Malia and Sasha, also turned 13 in the White House. Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


Fox News: how an anti-Obama fringe set the stage for Trump

Shortly after Barack Obama was elected president, Roger Ailes, then the chairman and CEO of Fox News, moved into action. “I see this as the Alamo,” Ailes said, invoking the 1835 battle for Texas’ independence from Mexico.


The R-M Archives: 2009: Obama era creates new hopes

About this column: The Register-Mail published its first edition April 1, 1927, after the merger of the Republican Register and the Evening Mail. Columnist Talbot Fisher thought it would be interesting to look at major news events each year since then through the eyes of The Register-Mail.


The Spin: Lightfoot's gaining 'momentum'? | Klobuchar's Chicago fundraiser | Axelrod on Beto and Barack

In the Chicago mayor’s race, a bandwagon effect has taken hold of late as more and more politicos announce they’re endorsing attorney Lori Lightfoot over Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. The domino effect: It influences campaign fundraising, which influences a candidate’s ability to get


Today In History, March 20: John Lennon & Yoko Ono

Today is Wednesday, March 20. Spring arrives at 5:58 p.m. Eastern time.


Kenyan Senate Minority Leader: Obama Was Born in Kenya

From the archives. Originally published July 25,2018. In 2010 a man named James Orengo dropped a bombshell on the floor of the Kenyan Parliament:. If America was living in a situation where they feared ethnicity and did not see itself as a multiparty state or nation, how could a young man born here


Gayle King will moderate ‘An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama’ in Atlanta

ATLANTA — Television Personality Gayle King is one of the moderators announced for the final tour dates of former First Lady Michelle Obama’s international book tour. King will host Obama’s Atlanta engagement at the State Farm Arena.


DOJ may charge Obama White House lawyer for failing to disclose foreign lobbying work

The Justice Department is considering whether to charge a prominent Democrat, who served as White House counsel during President Barack Obama’s first year in office, for failing to disclose work he did on behalf of Ukraine.


Trump's 'lean' federal workforce larger than Obama's despite vows to cut

President Trump took office with a vision of slashing the federal workforce. Instead, he’s about to send it to levels never seen before. In budget documents released Monday, the administration predicted it would employ the equivalent of nearly 1.5 million workers at civilian agencies next year, shat


2020 Foresight: Joe Biden, The “He’s Got Next” Candidate

After passing on the opportunity to run against Hillary Clinton in 2016, former Vice President Biden seems poised to mount a comeback in 2020. Will his decades-long branding as a scrappy fighter for the middle class resonate in a field crowded with candidates who embrace more progressive policy posi