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President Obama

  1. mistakes were made
    Obama Calls In Apology for Hospital Bombing “We screwed up.”
  2. welcomes
    Kenyans Prep for the Prez’s Visit: ‘Obamacare’Nairobi is getting a face-lift, amid a swell of pride and profit-seeking.
  3. criminal justice
    Obama Grants Clemency to 46 Nonviolent Drug OffendersThe White House has now issued 89 drug commutations. 
  4. wtf with marc maron
    President Obama Talks to Marc Maron“The legacy of slavery, Jim Crow, discrimination in almost every institution of our lives, you know, that casts a long shadow, and that’s still part of our DNA that’s passed on.”
  5. How Obama Learned to ‘Politicize’ ShootingsAfter Sandy Hook, he got more forceful about gun violence.
  6. Secret Service Wants to Practice Saving President Obama at a Fake White HouseIt would only cost $8 million.
  7. Only 9 Percent of Republicans Think Obama Believes in Christianity ‘Deep Down’Few people of any political persuasion can imagine the horrors of the president being an atheist. 
  8. islamic state watch
    Obama Asks Congress to Authorize Force Against ISISHe sent a letter asking for a three-year commitment to defeating the terrorist group.
  9. equal rites
    Obama Now Thinks Same-Sex Marriage Is a Constitutional RightBut he’s fine with the incremental approach.
  10. the devil is in the details
    Curtains Reveal President Obama’s Devil HornsProof!
  11. racist things
    Subtle Russian Light Show Depicts President Obama With a Banana in His MouthHappy birthday!
  12. political theater
    Impeachment Mania Is Sweeping Both PartiesBut it makes John Boehner a grumpy man.
  13. impeach!
    Obama Motorcade Strands Pregnant Woman Across the Street From HospitalImpeach!
  14. international intrigue
    Russia Says Obama’s Sanctions Make Him a Big BullyThey’re used to be being the bullies.
  15. photo op
    President Obama Shook Hands With a Guy Wearing a Horse-Head MaskThe bear is loose, wants to get back in his cage.
  16. photo op
    Obama Tickled a 17-Foot Robotic Giraffe TodayBut only because Biden’s in Brazil. 
  17. Barack Obama Works Out: An Awkward Photo EssayHe grimaces and yawns and sweats, just like us.
  18. corporate shills
    David Ortiz Might Have Brought About ‘The End of All Selfies’With President Obama, at least.
  19. international affairs
    Iran Agrees to Temporary Plan to Curb Its Nuclear ProgramIn exchange for the easing of economic sanctions.
  20. scandals
    The Latest Secret Service Scandal Involves a Bullet in a BedroomThis time it’s closer to home.
  21. Obama Needs to Decide If He’s Ready to Endorse Stop-and-Frisk Ray Kelly has a great record of protecting New York. He also has lots of baggage.
  22. oklahoma tornado
    President Obama Pledges Support for Tornado-Ravaged Town“We’re going to be with you every step of the way.”
  23. politics
    Bob Woodward and the Obama Administration Made UpSo ends this week’s strangest political drama.
  24. applause-fest
    Many Hands Clapping: How Did the State of the Union Become an Applause-Fest?It started with Reagan. But Democrats are now the worst offenders.
  25. sports
    NFL Commissioner Would ‘Absolutely’ Let His Son Play FootballHis theoretical son.
  26. skeetergate
    Obama Skeet Shooting Photo Conspiracy TheoriesA lot of people aren’t buying it.
  27. skeetergate
    White House Proves Skeeters Wrong, Releases Photo of Obama Skeet Shooting“Let the photoshop conspiracies begin,” tweets David Plouffe.
  28. inauguration 2013
    President Obama’s Second Inauguration Will Be Relatively Tame To be fair, 2009’s celebration would be impossible to duplicate.
  29. hurricane sandy
    President Obama Asked Congress for $60 Billion for Sandy Relief More than expected, but still less than needed. 
  30. terrorble
    Report: U.S. Government Is Drafting a Drone Strike RulebookBetter late than never?
  31. the obamas are people too
    President Obama Is a Small Business Saturday GuyHe probably just doesn’t want to make Black Friday crowds any worse than they already are.
  32. veepstakes
    We Could’ve Had a Romney-Christie TicketThe NJ governor was Romney’s first pick for veep.
  33. first daughters
    President Obama Says He’s Fine with Malia Going on Dates Because there will always be an intimidating chaperone.
  34. debate bounce
    Americans Like Mitt Romney More Than They Ever Have BeforeAccording to one post-debate poll.
  35. friends in high places
    Obama Praises Friend George Clooney for Not Being Too Clingy“He’s very protective about not bothering me.”
  36. paul lyan
    Ryan Blames Obama for Factory That Closed in ’08“One more broken promise.”
  37. joetorious
    Obama Defends Biden’s ‘Chains’ Remark to Entertainment OutletsPeople and Entertainment Weekly get the scoop.
  38. cory booker
    Cory Booker Stands by Bain Comments, Remains Convinced That Obama Forgives HimHowever, he admits the “hostage video” was just “dumb.”
  39. the food police
    President Not Allowed to Have Fun in IowaBumper cars and fired Twinkies have been banned.
  40. how-tos
    President Obama Gives $5,000 to His Own CampaignName: Barack Obama. Profession: President.
  41. scotus
    Antonin Scalia Does Not Feel He Is ‘Cantankerous’“I express myself vividly.” 
  42. stuck in the mittle
    Mitt Does Not Exactly Endorse Preemptive StrikeHe would only “respect” the decision. 
  43. friends in high places
    Morgan Freeman: Obama Isn’t a Black President“America’s first black president hasn’t arisen yet.”
  44. stuck in the mittle
    On Second Thought, Romney Believes Obamacare Is a TaxBut through the magic of federalism, Romneycare is still a penalty.
  45. plugging the leaks
    Obama Sticking With Embattled Ambassador NomineeAccording to David Plouffe.
  46. spontaneous outbursts of conservatism
    Reporter Who Heckled Obama for ‘Favoring Foreigners’ Is Himself Not American Why are you so self-hating, Neil Munro?
  47. friends in high places
    Which Celebrity Should Host Obama’s Next Fund-raiser?Young people can’t relate to Anna Wintour for some reason.
  48. cory booker
    For the Last Time, Cory Booker and President Obama Are Just FineThursday’s fund-raiser will prove they’re still BFFs.
  49. wisconsin recall
    Obama Explains He Was Too Busy to Campaign in Wisconsin Recall“I have a lot of responsibilities,” says Obama.
  50. latino voters
    Obama Targets Disillusioned Hispanic Voters en EspañolObama campaign attacks in battle for Latino voters.
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