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Five former Obama ambassadors back Buttigieg

Five former Obama ambassadors back Buttigieg

A group of five former ambassadors who served under former President Obama are lining up behind Pete Buttigieg , giving the South Bend, Ind. mayor a jolt of institutional fundraising ...

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Barack Obama urges young people to fight ‘negative politics’ of social media with reasoned debate

Barack Obama urges young people to fight ‘negative politics’ of social media with reasoned debate

Former president Barack Obama has said young leaders in Europe need to foster reasoned debate online to prevent politics going “in a negative direction”. At a town hall meeting in Berlin, Mr Obama warned activists that ...

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Will Joe Biden run in 2020?

Will Joe Biden run in 2020?

Though former Vice President Joe Biden has said publicly he hasn’t made up his mind on pursuing a presidential run in 2020, sources close to the politician, who have spoken ...

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Fact-checking Trump’s speech declaring a national emergency

Fact-checking Trump’s speech declaring a national emergency

President Donald Trump on Friday signed a national emergency declaration to address “an invasion of our country with drugs, with human traffickers, with all types of criminals and gangs.” He ...

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Obama health official blasts Trump’s physical exam: ‘No doctor can predict someone’s future health’

Obama health official blasts Trump's physical exam: 'No doctor can predict someone’s future health'

The official who was previously tapped by former President Obama to lead the U.S. response to the Ebola crisis, slammed the White House physician’s recent memo summarizing President Trump’s second ...

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Trump’s warning to Congress on investigations overshadows his call for unity

Trump’s warning to Congress on investigations overshadows his call for unity

In my life, I have listened to more than 50 State of the Union speeches, and I can honestly say that Tuesday’s speech by President Trump was the most bizarre ...

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Warriors visit Obama during trip to DC

Warriors visit Obama during trip to DC

The Golden State Warriors visited former President Obama on Thursday shortly before their game against the Washington Wizards in the nation’s capital. The NBA team posed with Obama in a ...

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Trump inaugural committee spent $10,000 on makeup for aides

Trump inaugural committee spent $10,000 on makeup for aides

President Trump‘s inaugural committee reportedly spent thousands of dollars on things such as makeup, room service orders and plane tickets for Trump’s inauguration. The details were revealed in a new ...

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Activists decry abuse at Guantanamo

Activists decry abuse at Guantanamo

Guantanamo Bay inmate Tolfiq al-Bihani has been cleared for release, but 10 years after former President Barack Obama signed an executive order to shut down the detention facility, he and ...

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More coal plants shut down in Trump’s first two years than in Obama’s entire first term

More coal plants shut down in Trump’s first two years than in Obama’s entire first term

The last time U.S. coal consumption was this low, Jimmy Carter was president. Despite campaigning on a pledge to save the dirtiest of fossil fuels, President Donald Trump has presided ...

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