Barack Obama


National Portrait Gallery Unveils Obama Portraits

The National Portrait Gallery has unveiled portraits of former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama, both painted by African-American artists who were personally chosen by the Obamas.…

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AG Sessions Sets Up Hezbollah Investigation Team

The Justice Department has set up a team to investigate individuals and organizations providing support to Hezbollah, the Iran-backed terror group in Lebanon that the U.S. has branded a terrorist…

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Report: Netanyahu Offered PA a Deal in 2014

Four former U.S. administration officials have told Haaretz that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu offered a peace deal to the Palestinian Authority in 2014, which would see Israel annex the settlement…

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Sessions Wants Review of Obama-Era Hezbollah Investigations

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday ordered a review of the Obama administration’s handling of a Drug Enforcement Administration program targeting drug trafficking by Iranian-backed Hezbollah. Sessions didn’t say what…

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Murphy Vows to Help Residents Sign Up for ‘Obamacare’

Democratic Gov.-elect Phil Murphy says his administration will be much more “aggressive” helping New Jersey residents sign up for health-care coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Murphy appeared Wednesday in…

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AG Sessions Considers Special Counsel in Uranium Deal

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is leaving open the possibility that a special counsel could be appointed to look into Clinton Foundation dealings and an Obama-era uranium deal, the Justice Department…

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Trump Administration Moves Ahead With Obama Menu-Label Law

The Trump administration is moving ahead with Obama-era requirements to post calorie counts in restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores and pizza delivery chains nationwide next year. Despite years of opposition by…

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Obama to Campaign in NJ, Virginia Governor Races

Former President Barack Obama is stepping back into the political spotlight for the first time since leaving the White House, publicly stumping for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in Virginia and New…

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Are the Obamas Buying a Manhattan Condo?

Former President Barack Obama and wife Michelle might be adding some Big Apple real estate to their portfolio: The New York Post is reporting that the former first couple have…

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Obama Calls Decision to Phase Out DACA ‘Cruel’

Former President Barack Obama calls President Donald Trump’s decision to phase out the so-called DACA program “cruel” and “self-defeating.” The program has provided nearly 800,000 young immigrants a reprieve from…

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