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Anna Kendrick's Reported Convo With Obama During Their First Meeting Was Bold AF

ByLara Walsh
If you need further proof that President Obama has the best sense of humor, head on over to Anna Kendrick's Instagram. While most people would be totally starstruck if they had the opportunity to meet the former POTUS, the actress decided to take a…

Obama Said Men In Politics Are “Getting On His Nerves" & I've Never Related More

ByLara Walsh
Just days after President Donald Trump sparked controversy with his July 16 assertion that he had "no reason" to believe Russia meddled in the election (a statement he walked back a day later), President Barack's Obama's empowering call for action…

President Obama's MLK Jr. Day Tweet Contains A Powerful Message For Millennials

ByJasmine Vaughn-Hall
Millennials are all guilty of over-analyzing our age in accordance to where we are in life. How can we not? And on such a day of self-reflection, MLK Jr. Day, we can owe at least one of those imperative, thought-provoking messages to Obama.…

Obama Is Campaigning For The First Time Since Leaving The White House, Here's Why

ByJoseph Milord
For the first time since leaving the White House in January, former President Barack Obama is hitting the campaign trail again. On Thursday, Oct. 19, the 44th President of the United States will travel to support two Democratic candidates for state…

This Tweet About 'It' Says What We All Feel About Trump Vs. Obama

ByAlexandra Svokos
Let's face it, 2017 has been a bit of a drag. And for many of us, the reason it's been such a drag is because Donald Trump is, inexplicably, president of the United States. With the chaos arising from the White House, many Americans are fondly,…

Trump Has Now Fired More People In His First 6 Months Than Obama Did In 8 Years

ByHannah Golden
The Trump administration has had a rocky start, and it doesn't appear to be improving. With what feels like weekly staff shakeups plaguing the administration, it begs the question of who will be left by winter vacation. Thus far, by our count,…

Trump Gives Middle Finger To Equal Pay Day By Making The Wage Gap Even Wider

ByJoseph Milord
On Tuesday morning, new White House employee Ivanka Trump tweeted a clear message: Women should be paid the same as men who do the same work. The tweet was meant to highlight Equal Pay Day, which falls this year on April 4. It's a date meant to…

Obama's Final Movie Request As President Leaves Us With A Lot Of Questions

ByHope Schreiber
President Barack Obama is well known for his love of movies and, as an intelligent person, we can usually trust in his opinion. He's a man of great taste! In 2015, he revealed that his favorite book was "Fates and Furies" by Lauren Groff, which is…

People In France Really Want Barack Obama To Be Their Next President

ByJohn Haltiwanger
France is set to hold its presidential election this spring, and a lot of French people apparently want Barack Obama to be their next president. A petition for Obama to run in the May election was launched last week, Time reports, and it…

The Obamas' Professor On What They Were Like Proves Michelle Should Be POTUS

ByKaylin Pound
Back in November, a lot of ladies across the country were pretty disappointed when they found out the nation hadn't elected the first “madam president" into office. While some people worried about Donald Trump's win or started planning out a new…

Obama's Hopeful Last Tweet As President Will Calm Your Fears: 'I Won't Stop'

ByAlexandra Svokos
President Barack Obama sent out his final tweets as president of the United States on Friday morning. About half an hour before the official inauguration ceremonies were set to begin, bringing reality TV host Donald Trump into the White House, Obama…

Why 'My President Is Black' Is So Much More Than A Twitter Hashtag

ByJoseph Milord
If the first thing you did when you woke up this morning was check Twitter, you probably saw the words "My President Is Black" trending and it's pretty obvious why. Thursday is Barack Obama's last day as President of the United States, of course.…

Obama Had 'One Last Dad Joke' As President And The Corniness Didn't Disappoint

ByKaylin Pound
This week sent America on quite an emotional roller coaster. As President Obama prepares to step down from his role as the 44th president of the United States, he's tugged at the nation's heart strings and given us hope for the future. However,…

Obama Brings Joe Biden To Tears Before Surprising Him With Medal Of Freedom

ByJoseph Milord
Joe Biden could barely contain himself. While the vice president thought he'd merely commemorate the past eight years on Thursday by having a toast, President Obama presented him with something greater: the surprise of the nation's highest civilian…

Everyone's Pissed At Drake For This Meme He Posted As A Tribute To Obama

ByKatie Corvino
Drake, Drake, Drake, Drake, Drake. Man, you messed up. On Tuesday night, President Barack Obama gave a moving farewell address that left the world in tears. It was emotional, honest and made everyone reflect on everything he's accomplished in the…

Kris Jenner, Bella Hadid And More Celebs Pay Tribute To President Obama

ByEitan Levine
For the love of Christ, please please please SOMEONE barricade the front door of the White House. DO NOT LET HIM LEAVE! We're about nine days away from *sighs* President Donald Trump taking office. After eight years of an Obama administration, the…

Thanks, Obama: How The First President I Voted For Shaped My Whole Life

ByJohn Haltiwanger
The first time I heard the name Barack Obama, I was a junior in high school and sitting in my AP US Government class. It was 2004 and my teacher, Richard Burns, made what felt like a bold prediction at the time. He said he believed Obama could be…

Obama Talking About His Friendships Will Make You Wish You Were His BFF

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Some people would probably let becoming the leader of the free world go to their head, but President Obama didn't use it as an excuse to treat his close friends differently. In the latest episode of CNN's podcast "The Axe Files," the president told…

Trump Might've Been 'Person Of The Year,' But Obama Was Voted 'Most Admired'

ByJohn Haltiwanger
President-elect Donald Trump might've been named Time's 2016 Person of the Year, but President Barack Obama is America's most admired man, according to a new poll from Gallup. The poll asked, What man that you have heard or read about, living today…

Obama Revealed What His Mom Taught Him About Love And It Explains Everything

ByJohn Haltiwanger
President Obama's upbringing was definitely very unconventional. He's the child of a Kenyan man and a white woman from Kansas. As a youngster, the president lived in Honolulu, Hawaii and Jakarta, Indonesia. His parents divorced when he was very…

A Holiday Wish List For President Obama Before He Leaves The White House

ByJohn Haltiwanger
There are a lot of actions President Obama could take during his remaining time in office that many would appreciate. Some of these things people are hoping for are fairly realistic, some are not. For example, yes, it's probably time for the US to…

The Turkey Obama Pardoned In 2009 Has Died Because 2016 Kills Everything

ByJohn Haltiwanger
I regret to inform you the turkey named Courage – who was pardoned by President Obama in 2009 – has died. This is a sad day for America, especially during a year that appears determined to kill everyone. Fuck you, 2016. You suck. Every single…

Obama Reveals Plan To Find ‘Next Michelle And Barack’ After He Leaves Office

ByJoseph Milord
President Obama has drastically changed his plans. Instead of riding off into the sunset for retirement, the 44th commander-in-chief has a new objective: He wants to find his heirs and heiresses. He told The New Yorker, What we'll be most interested…

President Obama Defends Trump Protestors, Tells Them Don't 'Be Silent'

ByJohn Haltiwanger
President Obama just defended freedom of speech in a powerful way. There have been ongoing protests across the nation since Donald Trump won the presidential election. Many are frightened by his rhetoric and policy proposals. There's also…

Michelle Obama's Response To Fan Asking Her To Run For President Gives Us Hope

ByAmanda Fama
Michelle, if you're reading this, I beg of you: PLEASE RUN FOR PRESIDENT IN 2020. Seriously -- we need you. Apparently, I'm not the only one who hopes the gracious first lady eventually takes a different seat in the White House after Donald Trump's…

President Obama Is 'Fired Up' And Has The Pep Talk You Were Waiting For

ByJohn Haltiwanger
This election hit a lot of people pretty hard, and it's understandable if some still haven't fully recovered. Politics are personal, and this election cycle was long (too long), emotional and extremely divisive. No one can blame you if you're…

These Pics Of Trump Meeting With Obama Are So Awkward, It's Almost Unbearable

ByJohn Haltiwanger
President-elect Donald Trump met President Obama at the White House on Thursday, and it looked about as awkward as you might expect. Trump, who started a conspiracy the president wasn't born in the US and called him the "founder of ISIS," referred…

Psychic Who Predicted 9/11 Says Obama Will Be Our Last President Ever

ByOliver McAteer
Well, this isn't good. But could it get any worse? A psychic has predicted Barack Obama will be our last president. Here's the scary part: Baba Vanga, who has been right about other predictions, made this one back when she was alive -- in 1996! Some…

These Calming Words From President Obama Will Ease Your Election Night Anxiety

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Election night is inherently stressful. Between Florida driving up everyone's anxiety and cable news outlets freaking you out with every breaking news alert, it's pretty hard to stay calm. There's certainly a lot at stake in this particular…

A Scary Amount Of People Actually Think Today Is Obama's Last Day In Office

ByJoseph Milord
Ah, election day, a beautiful time when we get to both engage in our country's political process and hear from all the people that have very silly opinions about said political process. None of those opinions, and boy, do I mean none, are sillier…

Obama Taunts Trump For Being A Man-Baby And Losing His Twitter Account

ByJohn Haltiwanger
President Obama has clearly reached the stage of his presidency where he DGAF about being nice anymore, AND IT'S GLORIOUS. At a rally for Hillary Clinton in Florida on Sunday, the president threw major shade at Donald Trump after the news broke…

Obama Crushed Our Dreams Of Michelle Running For President With 6 Simple Words

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Michelle Obama doesn't want to be president? Say it isn't so! On Thursday, President Obama crushed our dreams of FLOTUS ever running for president with six simple, but devastating, words. While calling into SiriusXM's "Sway in the Morning," the…

Obama Catches Sasha Trolling Him On Snapchat: 'This Is My Dad Lecturing Us'

ByJohn Haltiwanger
No dad can escape being ridiculed by his children... not even the president. On Monday, President Obama appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" and revealed how his 15-year-old daughter, Sasha, loves to troll him on Snapchat. This is absolutely hilarious,…

Obama Danced To 'Hotline Bling' With Usher, And It Was So Lit

ByJoseph Milord
On October 21, in the 2016th year of our Lord, the leader of the free world threw a party at the White House, took off his tie and danced to Drake like nobody's business. The 28 seconds of glorious footage can be seen below. President Obama dancing…

Twitter Had An Obama Therapy Sesh Bonding Over Things They'll Miss About Him

ByJohn Haltiwanger
President Obama has less than 100 days left in the White House. With Election Day roughly three weeks away and Obama's presidency coming to a close, it's difficult to avoid reflecting on the past eight years. The president is not perfect, and there…

Kim Kardashian Has As Much Security As President Obama After Armed Robbery

ByTaylor Ortega
If being a woman in the world today means vigilant pussy-guarding and one eternal, painful eye roll in reply to the entitled, often violent comments and behavior of small men, then being a famous woman is all that AND presidential-grade security.…

President Obama Trying To Do Splits With The Final Five Will Give You Life

ByTalia Koren
The White House was swarming with US Olympians and Paralympians on Thursday for a special ceremony to honor their achievements at the Rio Olympics this summer. Yup, our beloved Final Five were there too, and they had the time of their lives. Simone…

We Can All Relate To President Obama Talking About His 'Potty Mouth'

ByJohn Haltiwanger
President Obama has a potty mouth, and he's not afraid to admit it. During an interview with Doris Kearns Goodwin for Vanity Fair, the president stated, Every once in a while, my team here will hear me go on a rant. Generally speaking, people who…

Edward Snowden Wants President Obama To Pardon Him Before Leaving Office

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor and US whistleblower, just made a case for why President Obama should pardon him before leaving office. Snowden, who is currently living in exile in Russia, is wanted in the US and faces at least 30 years in…

President Obama Urged Americans To Honor 9/11 Victims By Embracing Diversity

ByJohn Haltiwanger
On the eve of the 15th anniversary of the terror attacks that claimed nearly 3,000 lives on September 11, 2001, President Obama praised Americans for their resilience. The president urged Americans to uphold their fundamental values and to reject…

President Obama Is Giving $90 Million To Laos To Clean Up A Mess The US Made

ByJohn Haltiwanger
It's no secret that the US has done some very shady things across the globe. Although, it's not always the best at acknowledging this. This includes America's dubious "secret war" the CIA orchestrated in Laos during the Vietnam War, where the US…

President Obama Is Throwing His Own Music Festival On The White House Lawn

ByJoseph Milord
President Barack Obama is not done scoring points with millennials just yet. As the final months of his presidency wind down, the Commander-in-Chief will break new ground and host a festival at the White House that will center on "ideas, art and…

President Obama Just Gave 35 Prisoners Serving Life Sentences A Second Chance

ByJohn Haltiwanger
President Obama believes America is a nation of second chances, which is why he just commuted the sentences of 111 federal inmates -- including 35 individuals serving life sentences. In August alone, the president commuted the sentences of 325…

President Obama Officially Met His Goal Of Welcoming In 10,000 Syrian Refugees

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Last year, the Obama administration announced it would accept at least 10,000 Syrian refugees in 2016, and it will reportedly achieve this goal on Monday, CNN reports. This might seem like a large number to accept, but it's only a fraction of the…

President Obama Says He's Been 'Waiting To Drop' This Steamy Sex Playlist

ByAlexandra Svokos
President Barack Obama has "been waiting to drop this." No, it's not a new economic plan or a treatise on Trump. It's Obama's official summer music playlist. And it's seriously steamy. There are two versions of Mr. President's summer playlist. One…

You Can Now Slide Into President Obama's DMs On Facebook

ByJohn Haltiwanger
When I was in first or second grade I wrote a letter to President Bill Clinton. A month or two later I got one back, and it was signed by him. I was convinced at the time President Clinton personally wrote the response, dropping the responsibilities…

What President Obama Taught Me About Hope, On His 55th Birthday

ByReggie Wade
It was the summer of 2004. I was 17 years old and getting ready to turn 18 in September. That was a big deal because on November 2, I would finally be able to vote. I have loved politics since I was a little kid. If radio is theater of the mind,…

Obama Just Made The Cutest Dad Joke About The Perks Of Being President

ByJohn Haltiwanger
President Obama is such a dad, and he's back at it again with the dad jokes. The president just wrote a really powerful essay on feminism and fatherhood for Glamour and got very emotional very fast, speaking about the need to break down gender…

No One's More Sad About President Obama Leaving Office Than This 4-Year-Old

ByJoseph Milord
About 100 days from now, voters will head to the polls to the decide which candidates will replace President Obama. Still, there are sure to be some people who, if they had their way, would elect Obama for a third term. One of those people is easily…

This Actor Got President Obama's Blessing To Play Him In A Movie

ByJohn Haltiwanger
In 2008, Stephen Colbert met Will Smith for the first time while he was still the host of "The Colbert Report," and Smith told the late-night host he'd like to be the first black president. This was amid President Obama's first campaign, to provide…