Stories about Barack Obama

 
CAMPAIGN 2014
President Barack Obama

Obama, George Mitchell to campaign for Michaud on Oct. 30 in Portland

By BDN Staff Report on Oct. 17, 2014, at 5:38 p.m.
Pro-Russian separatists walk at a destroyed war memorial on Savur-Mohyla, a hill east of the city of Donetsk, Aug. 28, 2014.

Obama: US will seek diplomatic resolution, not military action, to Russian intervention in Ukraine

By Roberta Rampton and Steve Holland, Reuters on Aug. 28, 2014, at 8:20 p.m.
CONTRIBUTORS

Obama’s wedge issue: When golf may be less a diversion than an obsession

By Charles Lane, The Washington Post on Aug. 28, 2014, at 12:19 p.m.
CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER
The South Lawn and the White House is pictured in Washington August 7, 2014.

Amnesty as impeachment bait

By Charles Krauthammer, The Washington Post on Aug. 10, 2014, at 9:37 a.m.
President Barack Obama talks about the humanitarian relief situation in Iraq, at the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington August 7, 2014.

US warplanes and drone carry out 2nd round of attacks in Iraq

By Kathleen Hennessey, David S. Cloud and Patrick J. McDonnell, Los Angeles Times on Aug. 08, 2014, at 9:19 a.m.
U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement at the White House in Washington August 1, 2014.

Obama says that after 9/11, ‘we tortured some folks’

By Roberta Rampton and Steve Holland, Reuters on Aug. 01, 2014, at 4:52 p.m.
President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor to former U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan M. Pitts for gallantry in Afghanistan, while in the East Room at the White House in Washington, July 21, 2014.

Former paratrooper gets Medal of Honor for heroism in Afghanistan

By Ian Simpson, Reuters on July 21, 2014, at 9:37 p.m.
U.S. President Barack Obama is greeted by Texas Governor Rick Perry upon Obama's arrival in Dallas in this file photo taken July 9, 2014.

Texas Gov. Perry orders 1,000 National Guard troops to border

By Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times on July 21, 2014, at 2:19 p.m.
CONTRIBUTORS
President Barack Obama said June 19, 2014 the United States would send up to 300 military advisers to support Iraqi forces confronting an al-Qaida splinter group attacking the country and was prepared to take targeted military action if necessary.

Obama’s global challenge

By David Ignatius, The Washington Post on July 15, 2014, at 11:11 a.m.

White House announces tens of millions of additional funding to address immigrant surge

By Reuters on June 20, 2014, at 1:49 p.m.

Obama defends deal that freed soldier amid growing demands for hearings

By Patricia Zengerle and Jeff Mason, Reuters on June 03, 2014, at 8:06 p.m.
POLL QUESTION
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy signs a proposal under the Clean Air Act to cut carbon pollution from existing power plants during a news conference in Washington June 2, 2014.

EPA wants Maine power plants to cut emissions 13.5 percent by 2030

By Darren Fishell on June 02, 2014, at 12:35 p.m.
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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy announces steps under the Clean Air Act to cut carbon pollution from existing power plants during a news conference in Washington on June 2, 2014.

US unveils sweeping plan to slash power plant pollution

By Valerie Volcovici and Jeff Mason, Reuters on June 02, 2014, at 9:40 a.m.
President Barack Obama places a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery Memorial Day in Virginia May 26, 2014.

With nod to VA scandal, Obama pays Memorial Day tribute

By Jeff Mason, Reuters on May 26, 2014, at 8:30 p.m.

Obama, Karzai discuss security pact with successor

By Reuters on May 26, 2014, at 7:42 p.m.
CONTRIBUTORS

Students need choice: ZIP codes shouldn’t predetermine students’ success

By Lee Jackson on May 20, 2014, at 1:46 p.m.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive at the Cape Cod Coast Guard Air Station in Massachusetts to start their Martha's Vineyard vacation on Saturday.

Obamas begin vacation on Martha’s Vineyard

By Reuters on Aug. 10, 2013, at 6:15 p.m.
WASHINGTON
James Clapper, director of National Intelligence, responded to a newspaper report about the program by declassifying certain aspects of the law to explain to the public the limitations of the program. He said it could only be used if there is “a reasonable suspicion” of a connection with a foreign terrorist organization.

White House defends collection of private phone records

By Anita Kumar and William Douglas, McClatchy Washington Bureau on June 07, 2013, at 8 a.m.
Paul Kevin Curtis is seen in this picture taken in 2000.

Elvis impersonator from Mississippi charged in connection with ricin letter sent to President Obama

By David Ingram and Deborah Charles, Reuters on April 18, 2013, at 10:40 p.m.
President Barack Obama is greeted by Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and John Cornyn (R-TX) as he arrives at the U.S. Capitol to meet with Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Thursday, March 14, 2013.

Report: President passes on Maine lobster, chips, pie at Senate luncheon

By William Davis on March 18, 2013, at 1:16 p.m.