Barack Obama

Obama ‘deterred Russia from doing even more' in Ukraine, Blinken claims, as he's grilled on ‘costs and consequences'

Obama ‘deterred Russia from doing even more' in Ukraine, Blinken claims, as he's grilled on ‘costs and consequences'

14 hours ago   |   RT

Joe Biden's secretary of state had to defend the response of the previous Democratic administration to the 2014 crisis in Ukraine, suggesting that Barack Obama prevented Russia...
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Harry Reid on former House Speaker John Boehner: 'I did everything I could to cause him trouble' but we 'got a lot done'

Harry Reid on former House Speaker John Boehner: 'I did everything I could to cause him trouble' but we 'got a lot done'

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement When former Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada was asked on Saturday about a now-infamous confrontation with former GOP House Speaker...
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Joe Biden keeps a tactical lid on expectations early in his term

17 hours ago   |   Newsday

Barack Obama dashed a few high expectations born of his soaring rhetoric. His former vice president seems determined to avoid doing the same, at least for now.
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Presidents have been promising to fix this bridge for years. Now it's Biden's turn

1 day ago   |   NBC News

The Brent Spence Bridge's much-needed makeover has bedeviled politicians from John Boehner and Mitch McConnell to Barack Obama and Donald Trump.
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John Boehner says his time as House speaker was like being the 'mayor' of a 'Crazytown' full of 'jackasses'

John Boehner says his time as House speaker was like being the 'mayor' of a 'Crazytown' full of 'jackasses'

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Former House Speaker John Boehner likened his time in Congress to living in "Crazytown," according to an excerpt of his upcoming tell-all memoir reported...
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Why does US need a special envoy for Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline? Boom Bust digs in

Why does US need a special envoy for Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline? Boom Bust digs in

2 days ago   |   RT

The White House is in talks to appoint a special envoy to lead negotiations on halting the construction of Russia-to-Germany gas pipeline Nord Stream 2, Politico reported this...
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'New strategy': Politicians in crisis refuse calls to resign

3 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The mere whiff of a scandal once unraveled political careers with stunning speed. Not anymore. Suddenly embroiled in a federal sex trafficking investigation, Rep...
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Bromance: Obama is the former president to whom Biden speaks most

3 days ago   |   Washington Examiner

Barack Obama is the former president to whom President Joe Biden speaks most often, with a top White House aide saying the duo chats “regularly.”
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Lessons Learned With Thomas Donilon

3 days ago   |   Asia Unbound

Thomas Donilon discusses his distinguished career in business and government, including his role as national security advisor under President Barack Obama, working with three...
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Psaki says Obama, Biden talk regularly but refuses to say how often

Psaki says Obama, Biden talk regularly but refuses to say how often

3 days ago   |   New York Post

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday said President Biden and former President Barack Obama talk “regularly” but refused to say how often to avoid “violating” the...
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Hideki Matsuyama Wins Masters, Makes History For Japan

Hideki Matsuyama Wins Masters, Makes History For Japan

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Former Walmart employee drives into store after getting fired

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Leader of Merkel's party seeks backing in bid for chancellor

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Death of motorist shot by Minneapolis-area officer sparks unrest

Death of motorist shot by Minneapolis-area officer sparks unrest

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US Federal Reserve chair says economy at ‘inflection point'

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Baeksang Arts Awards Announces Nominations For Best Films And Dramas

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EXPLAINER: Iran atomic sites targeted by diplomacy, sabotage

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Reports: Bruins nab Taylor Hall

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