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

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 c…
By Chelsea Stewart

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

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 interpret…
By Jaelynn Grisso

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

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 se…
By Daniella Bondar

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

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 …
By Collette Reitz

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

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 leisurely…
By Nick Ciccone

Barack Obama Praised The Parkland Students With Some Really Powerful Words

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 stude…
By Nick Ciccone

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

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 compare…
By Alexandra Svokos

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

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 in…
By Chelsea Stewart

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

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…
By Joseph Milord

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

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 studen…
By Joseph Milord

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

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 fo…
By Shelby Black

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

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 …
By Alexandra Svokos

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

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 wa…
By Lizzy Rosenberg

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

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 Valenti…
By Joseph Milord

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

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 wer…
By Alexandra Svokos

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

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 sp…
By Collette Reitz

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

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 …
By Yasaman Khorsandi

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

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 done…
By Yasaman Khorsandi

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

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 …
By Lilli Petersen

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

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 …
By Shelby Black

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

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 k…
By Joseph Milord

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

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 Twitt…
By Chelsea Stewart

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

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 written…
By Hannah Golden

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

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 admir…
By Yasaman Khorsandi

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

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 20…
By Collette Reitz

Barack Obama Tweeted Good News From 2017 & It'll Give You So Much Hope

On Friday, Dec. 29, former President Barack Obama shared a string of tweets about good news to help guide us all as 2017 comes to a close. "As we count down to the new year, we get to reflect and prepare for what’s ahead," Obama's Friday morning twee…
By Hannah Golden

President Obama Is Still The Most Admired Man In America, Gallup Poll Finds

Despite his departure from the White House in January, a poll from research firm Gallup has found that former President Barack Obama is still the most admired man in America. The poll, which surveyed over 1,000 people across all 50 states, saw 17 per…
By Joseph Milord

Prince Harry Interviewed Barack Obama & Things Got Emotional

In a wide-ranging conversation that is quickly making headlines, Prince Harry interviewed former President Barack Obama, and the conversation featured some true gems. While the prince and the former POTUS touched on subjects that concern the future, …
By Joseph Milord

Donald Trump Has Been Lying About Barack Obama's Christmas Cheer

During the Christmas weekend, President Donald Trump boasted on Twitter about having "led the charge" against what he says is an assault on the words "Merry Christmas." The tweet continued one of Trump's most consistent talking points; that, as presi…
By Joseph Milord

Barack Obama's Family Christmas Message Is Bringing All The Festive Feels

On Monday, Dec. 25, former President Barack Obama sent a Christmas tweet to celebrate the Christian holiday. Since everyone knows Obama's a big family dude, it was only natural that his Christmas tweet would include the rest of his family. You need t…
By Alexandra Svokos

Prince Harry Interviews Barack Obama For BBC & It'll Warm Your Heart

Shield your eyes, Joe Biden. This video of Prince Harry interviewing Barack Obama for BBC showcases a budding bromance, and it's definitely making everyone swoon. The meme potential here is endless, so prepare for the internet to unleash its creativi…
By Danielle Valente

Barack Obama Surprised Kids For Christmas & The Video Will Give You Ho Ho Hope

Adorable photos and videos of Barack Obama interacting with kids were such a constant during the eight years of his presidency that they almost outweigh his bromance with Joe Biden as the cutest thing about 2008-2016 (sorry Joe). But even if he’s lef…
By Lilli Petersen

Joe Biden Talked About Those Biden/Obama “Bromance” Memes & We’re Dying Of Cute

As this has been a trying year, odds are you could use some good news. And I am here to provide. While in Chicago on Dec. 11, former Vice President and total cool dad Joe Biden confirmed that his relationship with former President Barack Obama is as …
By Lisa Dunn

Barack Obama & Joe Biden Are Siding Against Trump In Alabama, & The Lines Are Drawn

Things are seriously heating up in Alabama right now. The special election for Alabama's empty Senate seat scheduled for Dec. 12 already has garnered a ton of attention, specifically because of the controversial GOP candidate, Roy Moore. The race bet…
By Bernadette Deron

Barack Obama's 2016 Christmas Tree Lighting Makes Donald Trump's Look Pretty Lame, TBH

On Thursday, Nov. 30, President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump partook in another White House tradition, the annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony. But it was hard to not notice a glaring difference from years prior. Former Pres…
By Hannah Golden

Donald Trump Isn't Going To Want To Hear What Barack Obama Said About Tweeting

The former president once again has some advice for the current commander-in-chief, this time coming out of India. On Friday, Dec. 1, Barack Obama took a jab at Donald Trump's Twitter habits during an interview in India, where he was attending a lead…
By Hannah Golden

Donald Trump Took A Swipe At Barack Obama During The Turkey Pardon & It Was Super Awkward

On Tuesday, Nov. 21, the president made one of his most notable pardons of the year: to the Thanksgiving turkeys. But unlike the presidential ritual in most years, this year, Donald Trump's turkey pardon took a swipe at Barack Obama. This was this fi…
By Hannah Golden

Barack Obama Wished Joe Biden A Happy Birthday With The Best Meme Ever

On Monday, Nov. 20, former President Barack Obama used a Joe Biden meme to wish the former vice president a happy birthday, and, yes, it was everything you hoped it'd be. Former Vice President Joe Biden celebrated his 75th birthday on Monday, and it …
By Alexandra Svokos

Chance The Rapper Kills It On 'SNL' With "Come Back Barack"

The holidays are upon us, and one thing we can all be thankful for this year is awesome entertainment on Saturday night, starting with one of everyone's favorite artists. Chance the Rapper hosted SNL, begged Obama to return, put a fun spin on Thanksg…
By Danielle Valente

Trump Should Listen To Obama's Statement On The Texas Church Shooting

On Sunday Nov. 5, a gunman opened fire at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, killing 26 people and wounding 20. With the unfortunate normalcy of mass shootings in the U.S., the aftermath usually involves a polarized debate between…
By Yasaman Khorsandi

Former President Obama Perfectly Trolled The Birther Movement During His Summit In Chicago

On Tuesday, Oct. 31, former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama kicked of their long-anticipated Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago. And while the summit is devoted to exchanging ideas on serious civic leadership for the futur…
By Joseph Milord

Barack Obama's Love Letters For A Woman Who Is Not Michelle Will Wreck You

It's no secret that former President Barack Obama has a way with words. Throughout his eight years in the White House, the American people experienced his intelligent eloquence as he delivered countless speeches to the public. Now, you can gain some …
By Collette Reitz

Barack Obama Surprised Michelle With The Cutest Message During PA Conference for Women

Tuesday, Oct. 3 was the Obamas' wedding anniversary, but Michelle Obama was in Philadelphia for a completely different reason. The former first lady had been on stage at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women, headlining the event's keynote luncheon a…
By Joseph Milord

Barack Obama Cried When He Dropped Malia Off At Harvard: “It Was Rough”

No matter where you stand politically, there are some things you kinda have to appreciate about Barack Obama. For example – he has more charisma than pretty much everyone in the world combined, his relationship with Michelle is forever #goals, and he…
By Thea Glassman

Barack Obama Reveals Lessons He Shared With His Daughters, And You'll Swoon

When it comes to parenting goals, the former president and first lady take the cake. During a recent Q&A session, Barack Obama revealed three pieces of advice he shared with his daughters, Sasha and Malia, and they're guaranteed to make you feel a bi…
By Danielle Valente

Barack Obama Slammed GOP's Health Care Bill: It Would Cause "Real Human Suffering"

In a speech at the Gates Foundation's Goalkeepers event on Sept. 20, former President Barack Obama discussed community activism and human rights, both nationally and globally. While the tenor of the speech was largely positive, Obama spoke about the …
By Lisa Dunn

Barack Obama's Inauguration Day Letter To Donald Trump Is So Amazingly Classy

Even during his final moments in the White House, Barack Obama managed to make a statement. According to tradition, the outgoing commander-in-chief leaves a note for the incoming president with congratulatory remarks and words of advice on the day he…
By Danielle Valente

Malia Obama Had Some First-Rate Help Moving Into Her Harvard Dorm

There's no way to stop the cruel march of time, which is why as of Aug. 22, the official move in-day, Malia Obama moved into Harvard. My favorite Obama is now a 19-year-old student at one of the best universities in the world, and my crows' feet are …
By Lisa Dunn

Michelle Obama Wishes Barack A Happy Birthday With The Cutest Throwback Pics

The moment we've been waiting for has arrived, and Michelle Obama wished Barack a happy birthday with some adorable throwback pictures. The former first lady posted the pictures on both her Twitter and Instagram account. Barack Obama is celebrating h…
By Alexandra Svokos

Trump Says Obama "Didn't Know What The Hell He Was Doing" About Nuclear Deal

Another day, another Trump insult. During an extensive interview with several reporters and editor-in-chief Gerard Baker from the Wall Street Journal on July 25, President Donald Trump discussed topics from health care to golf and everything in betwe…
By Lisa Dunn