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On This Day

10 years ago today, Barack Obama announced his candidacy for president in the 2008 election. https://t.co/n7TqA3E2wo pic.twitter.com/NVbiqxOZDG

— ABC News (@ABC) February 10, 2017

Politics

THE CULTURAL, POLITICAL, AND SPIRITUAL ICONS THAT ARE THE OBAMAS

REMEMBERING THE BEGINNING: NOVEMBER 4, 2008

Today is the day that Mom has been waiting for. I wish she could see this in person but I know she’s watching from above and is as nervous as I am. 349 more words

CULTURE

What the President could do for needy Americans

I watched President Obama’s farewell speech from Chicago last night to see if he still thought I was among the throngs of Americans who were to blame. 447 more words

Economy

Barack Obama's Role in Giving Us the Trump Presidency

The Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius is remembered as a great philosopher and successful military commander, but he is also remembered for picking his feckless son… 2,076 more words

Politics

Hillary Clinton for President

What is the absolute worst thing you could credibly say about Hillary Clinton?

That is, once you remove the sexism, paranoia and conspiracy-mongering that define—if not consume—so many of her most passionate, deranged critics, what is the central compelling argument against Hillary being elected president of the United States? 1,523 more words

John Kasich casts presidential vote, but not for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton

John Kasich has cast his presidential ballot – for 2008 Republican nominee John McCain.

Kasich, who lost the 2016 Republican presidential nomination to Donald Trump… 181 more words

World

Recalling election night 2008 in Grant Park: Thanks, Obama

As the Obama presidency winds down, we all have memories of times over the last eight years of how Barack Obama showed us what it means to be a successful president. 1,682 more words