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Barack & Michelle Obama Just Gushed Over Each Other In These Tweets For Their Anniversary

ByTina Kolokathis
There are some days when you truly think love is dead. Like the days where you hear couples like Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, and Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux split up. But then there are other days where…

Twitter Can't Handle Trump's Ridiculous Tweet About Obama Amid Hurricane Florence

ByChelsea Stewart
No rest for President Donald Trump's Twitter fingers on Sept. 14. On Friday evening, he took to the social media platform to blast "fake news" outlets once again for their coverage (or lack thereof) of a mistake President Barack Obama made more than…

Twitter Is Loving Barack Obama's Funny AF Story Of Being Kicked Out Of Disneyland

ByCollette Reitz
Since President Barack Obama has been out of the White House for almost two years now, it can be easy to forget how engaging his speeches are. With the 2018 midterm elections creeping up in November, Obama has taken to the road to stump for…

Barack Obama Welcomed Joe Biden Back To Instagram With This Fan-Favorite Selfie

ByLara Walsh
In the dark political climate that is 2018, Barack Obama and Joe Biden's everlasting bromance never fails to make me feel a little more hopeful about the future. This selfie of Barack Obama and Joe Biden, shared in honor of the VP's return to…

Twitter Is So Here For Barack Obama's Epic Illinois Speech Slamming Trump

ByHannah Golden
On Friday, Sept. 7, former President Barack Obama delivered a speech in Illinois to an outpouring of reactions, both in the crowd and online. Among a host of issues, he spoke about current President Donald Trump and the need for change in the…

Obama Went Brutally Hard On Trump At His University Of Illinois Speech

ByChelsea Stewart
President Barack Obama stepped back into the political arena on Friday, Sept. 7, delivering a speech at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, but it's probably not in the way that you think. Barack Obama's Illinois speech slammed President…

Barack Obama Delivered A Moving Eulogy As A Fitting Tribute At John McCain's Funeral

ByChelsea Stewart
At the Washington National Cathedral on Saturday, Sept. 1, mourners gathered to celebrate the late Sen. John McCain. Among those attending his funeral were people like President George Bush, Senator Elizabeth Warren, and President Barack Obama.…

This Video Of John McCain Defending Barack Obama In 2008 Is A Fitting Tribute

ByLara Walsh
In light of the news of John McCain’s death on Saturday, Aug. 25, people on both sides of the political aisle are taking a moment to remember the senator who made a name for himself by being unafraid to cross party lines. While you might not have…

Barack Obama Shared A Meaningful Statement After John McCain’s Death

ByCollette Reitz
Arizona Senator John McCain died from a year-long battle with an aggressive form of brain cancer on Saturday, Aug. 25. The memory of the one-time presidential candidate was honored by President Barack Obama on Saturday. Barack Obama's message after…

Donald Trump Is Calling Out Barack Obama For Campaign Finance Violations Now

ByChelsea Stewart
Surprise, surprise. President Donald Trump is calling out President Barack Obama again. This time, it's in reference to campaign finance violations. If you haven't heard, Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to a variety of charges on Aug.…

Donald Trump's Tweet About Barack Obama's Security Clearance Is A Little Much

ByChelsea Stewart
Another day, another wild tweet from President Donald Trump. On Tuesday, Aug. 21, he took to Twitter to address reports alleging that his advisers suggested he deny intelligence briefings to President Barack Obama, and Donald Trump's tweet about…

The Obamas' Touching Tribute To Aretha Franklin Has So Much Meaning Behind It

ByShelby Black
Thursday, Aug. 16 marks the day we lost Aretha Franklin, one of the most influential singers and performers of our lifetime. Following the news of her death, celebrities all over posted touching messages in honor of the late singer. Well, Barack and…

Trump’s Approval Rating Among Women Compared To Obama’s Is Pretty Telling

ByDaniella Bondar
President Donald Trump's relationship with a lot of female constituents was marred even before his feet hit the Oval Office. His campaign was fraught with sexist behavior, colorful comments about women's looks, and a less-than-savory recording. That…

Barack Obama Is Getting Another Human Rights Award To Add To His Collection

ByHannah Golden
President Donald Trump's predecessor may not be in office any more, but his legacy is still being felt. More than 18 months into the new president's tenure, the world clearly has not forgotten about the old one — or more specifically, his…

Michelle Obama's Birthday Post To Barack Obama Shows They Are #RelationshipGoals

ByCollette Reitz
Michelle Obama and Barack Obama might be two of the most-missed former residents of the White House. Even though Obama's presidency ended over a year-and-a-half ago, the couple known for being #relationshipgoals has recently come back into the…

Joe Biden’s Sweet Birthday Post To Barack Obama Will Give You All The Feels

ByChelsea Stewart
Happy Birthday, President Barack Obama! While it's certainly a celebratory moment, you might wanna break out the tissues, too, because there are tons of birthday tributes floating around in honor of his big day that'll have you in your feelings. Joe…

This Birthday Post For Barack Obama Totally Shades Trump In The Best Way

ByLara Walsh
As President Barack Obama rings in his 57th birthday on Aug. 4, a slew of friends and fans want to wish him well on social media. However, commemorating the one-time POTUS' time in the White House wouldn't be complete without a few digs to current…

Barack Obama & Joe Biden Reunited For Lunch Because This Bromance Is Eternal

ByChelsea Stewart
Barack Obama accomplished a lot of great things during his tenure as president, but I think we all can agree that one of the best things that came from his presidency is his bromance with former Vice President Joe Biden. Their golfing trips, inside…

Seeing Barack & Michelle Obama Dance At The Beyoncé Concert Will Make You Miss Them

ByCollette Reitz
If you're like me, then going to a Beyoncé and JAY-Z concert during their current OTR II tour is the experience of a lifetime for you. During the Saturday, July 28 show at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, a few lucky concertgoers were treated to…

Donald Trump Commented On Barack Obama's Involvement With Russia & Um, Hold Up

ByShelby Black
Donald Trump's involvement with Russian President Vladimir Putin might be the most controversial bromance in political history. Well, in a surprising turn of events, Donald Trump called Barack Obama a "patsy" for his Russia policies during an…

There's A Video Of Barack Obama Dancing On His Trip To Kenya, & Don't Ever Change

ByBernadette Deron
Oh, Barack Obama, how I miss seeing you around. Back when he was serving his two-term tenure as president of the United States, the world got a daily dose of Obama. Now that his time has passed, headlines with the name "Obama" in them are much rarer…

Barack Obama Got Real About The Midterm Elections: "You Are Right To Be Concerned"

ByJoseph Milord
Since leaving the White House about a year and a half ago, former President Barack Obama has stayed largely out of the public eye. He's resurfaced here and there (he campaigned briefly for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in November 2017 and…

Barack Obama Finally Spoke Up On Immigration Policies & It's A Big Reality Check

ByNick Ciccone
Former president Barack Obama weighed in on the border crisis Wednesday, June 20, with a Facebook post asking people to imagine themselves in migrants' circumstances. Barack Obama's World Refugee Day post is a big reality check on immigration…

Barack Obama's Memorial Day Message Has Everyone On Twitter Saying The Same Thing

ByShelby Black
Not a day goes by without me longing for the good ole' days when Barack Obama was president. On Memorial Day, we thank and honor those who bravely fought for our freedom, and Barack Obama's Memorial Day message does exactly that. I don't know about…

Michelle Obama Talked About Her Wedding Day On IG & I Can't Handle The Cuteness

ByChelsea Stewart
I'm convinced that fairy tales are real, you guys, and the Obamas prove it. On May 23, the former first lady shared an emotional throwback photo of herself and President Barack Obama on their wedding day, and it's seriously one of the best…

Barack Obama's Mother's Day Post For Michelle Obama Is So, So Cute

ByChelsea Stewart
Ah, Mother's Day: a holiday where social media users saddle their timelines with sweet photos and captions to honor their mothers and other maternal figures in their lives. Personally, I thought I was maxed out on the sappy posts — that is, until I…

Barack Obama Called Out Trump's Decision To End The Iran Deal As "So Misguided"

ByJaelynn Grisso
President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday, May 8 that he is rolling back the Iran nuclear deal, and Barack Obama is not happy, to say the least. Obama's response to Trump ending the Iran deal didn't pull any punches or leave much open to…

The Obamas' Message For The Royal Baby Is, Of Course, Just Perfectly Adorable

ByDaniella Bondar
There's a new royal baby! Prince William and Kate Middleton welcomed their third child on Monday, April 23, and Michelle and Barack Obama's response to Princess Kate giving birth is just about the most adorable thing ever. Their message, which was…

Barack Obama Smiled At Melania Trump At Barbara Bush's Funeral & Twitter Is Lit

ByCollette Reitz
In some sad news this week, former President George H.W. Bush said a final goodbye to his wife and former first lady Barbara Bush. Barbara Bush died on Tuesday, April 17, and her funeral was held on Saturday, April 21 in Texas. Plenty of people were…

Donald Trump's & Barack Obama's Family Vacations Both Seem Pretty Leisurely TBH

ByNick Ciccone
Presidents take vacations just like the rest of us. And why shouldn't they? It's a rough job. Despite the fact that they're completely different leaders and first families, Donald Trump's and Barack Obama's family vacations both seem pretty…

Barack Obama Praised The Parkland Students With Some Really Powerful Words

ByNick Ciccone
Time magazine published its annual list of the world's most influential people on Thursday, April 19. In it, the Parkland, Florida students-cum-gun-reform activists got a pretty high-profile shoutout. President Barack Obama praised the Parkland…

Michelle Obama Perfectly Explained How Obama & Trump Are Different & I'm Crying

ByAlexandra Svokos
On Thursday, April 5, Michelle Obama had the opportunity to talk about President Donald Trump, and — #bless — she did not hold back. The former first lady was very clear about how she thinks Trump has been doing as president, especially as it…

Donald Trump's New Nickname For Barack Obama Is Prettyyyy Ironic

ByChelsea Stewart
There is nothing more intriguing than seeing President Donald Trump's latest nicknames for one of his many, many rivals, and you can't tell me otherwise. From "Crooked Hillary" to "Rocket Man," I can never get enough of seeing just how far he goes…

Barack & Michelle's Lives Since Leaving Office Prove They're Not Done With Politics

ByJoseph Milord
On Saturday, March 24, the day that protesters around the country participated in the March For Our Lives, President Barack Obama tweeted about the demonstration on behalf of himself and first lady Michelle Obama. "Michelle and I are so inspired by…

A Parkland Mom Was "Moved" By These Handwritten Words Sent From Barack Obama

ByJoseph Milord
During the Feb. 14 shooting in Parkland, Florida, Scott Beigel lost his life while trying to save others'. While a shooter made his way through the halls of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Beigel unlocked his classroom door to allow more…

Barack & Michelle Obama Wrote A Letter To The Parkland Students & It's So Inspiring

ByShelby Black
It's no secret that the Parkland student activists are making waves across the nation. As these high schoolers continue to fight to end gun violence, more political figures are coming forward to share their thoughts on topic, and that includes the…

Everyone Should Read Barack Obama's Message About The Parkland Shooting

ByAlexandra Svokos
On Thursday, Feb. 15, a day after 17 people were killed at a high school in south Florida, former President Barack Obama tweeted about the Parkland school shooting. Obama's tweet about the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School came as the…

Michelle Obama Made A Valentine's Day Playlist For Barack & TBH, It's So Good

ByLizzy Rosenberg
At some point in their lives, everyone has made a music mix for their crush. Whether you burnt a CD of greatest '90s pop hits for your childhood love, or if you crafted an angsty breakup playlist for your ex on Spotify, sometimes music is the only…

Barack Obama Tweeted About Michelle On Valentine's Day & It'll Make You Swoon

ByJoseph Milord
Just like every other millennial couple you know, Barack and Michelle Obama are piling on the social media PDA on Valentine's Day. The former president and first lady dedicated Twitter posts to each other on Wednesday, Feb. 14. Barack Obama's…

The Obamas' Portraits Reveal So Much About Them, According To The Artists Behind Them

ByAlexandra Svokos
On Monday, Feb. 12, at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C., Barack and Michelle Obama's portraits were unveiled. The former president and first lady were on hand to literally pull the curtains off their portraits, which…

Barack Obama Thinks Michelle Looks “Hot” In New Portrait & Damn, I Miss These Two

ByCollette Reitz
Whether or not you agree with former President Barack Obama's political views, it is difficult to ignore that the man sure does have a way with words. He also has a knack for slipping in an unexpected joke or two whenever he gets up to a podium to…

Barack Obama Officiated A Wedding & I Could Not Be More Jealous

ByYasaman Khorsandi
Well, everybody can tip our hats to this newlywed couple for having the best wedding of 2018. Not because they are a celebrity power couple, or because they had the most lavish wedding location, but because Barack Obama officiated their wedding. Two…

Barack Obama's First State Of The Union Is Way Too Relevant Today

ByYasaman Khorsandi
President Donald Trump will give his first State of the Union (SOTU) address on Jan. 30, 2018 — a televised speech given in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol detailing the current state of the United States and what he intends to do (and has…

Barack Obama’s Instagram Message For Michelle Obama’s Birthday Is Adorable AF

ByLilli Petersen
Congratulations on another trip around the sun, Michelle Obama! Jan. 17 is the former first lady's 54th birthday, and I hope she's somewhere beautiful celebrating. She definitely has the sweet birthday wishes lined up — thanks to her husband, Barack…

Michelle Obama Posted The Sweetest Message To Barack Obama On Her Birthday

ByShelby Black
True love is real people, and the Obamas prove it. Today, Jan. 17, marks the day when Michelle Obama came to grace us with her existence. So, in celebration of her 54th year of being an absolute queen on this earth, Michelle Obama posted an adorable…

Margot Robbie Had A Hilarious Story About Barack Obama's Surprise Appearance On Her Honeymoon

ByJoseph Milord
When Margot Robbie appeared on Ellen DeGeneres' show on Wednesday, Jan. 10, she shared a hilarious story involving short shorts, her husband, a gym, and former President Barack Obama. The story was also about meeting Ellen as well, granted. But the…

Barack Obama Went Full Dad In This Hilarious Interview & It’s Charming AF

ByChelsea Stewart
If you ever needed a reminder of our ex-president’s dad-ish charm, I’m here to give it to you. OK, so this is a little subjective, but a hilarious clip of Barack Obama’s quotes about dancing in an interview with David Letterman just surfaced on…

The Most Controversial Thing Obama Ever Tweeted Is So Tame Compared To Trump

ByHannah Golden
On Tuesday, Jan. 2, the president stirred alarm after sending a tweet directed towards North Korean leader Kim Jong-un that people feared would provoke further escalation, if not outright nuclear war. It wasn't the first time Donald Trump had…

Sorry, Donald Trump, But Barack Obama Was Voted The Most Admired Man Of 2017

ByYasaman Khorsandi
Step aside, President Trump. The results are in and Barack Obama is the most admired man of 2017, according to an annual Gallup poll. The poll results mark the first time since 2008 that a sitting president hasn't been awarded the honor of most…

Obama Posted His Favorite 2017 Songs & It’s The Only Playlist You’ll Ever Need

ByCollette Reitz
Closing out one year in preparation of welcoming a new one is accompanied by many traditions. There are, of course, many New Year's Eve celebrations, but there are also other ways to take stock of the year that is about to come to an end. "Best of…