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11.9.18

Michelle Obama Said She'd 'Never Forgive' Trump and Now He's Pissed

In a new memoir, she also called him a "misogynist" and wrote that after he was elected, she just tried to "block it all out."

11.6.18

It's Been 10 Years Since Obama Was Elected. Here's What It Meant

A reflection on election night 2008 and what it meant for black journalists to see America vote in its first black president.

9.8.18

The Juiciest Parts of Obama's Big Anti-Trump Speech

The former president offered a theory about how the country got where it was, and reminded us this wasn't Coachella.

9.7.18

Barack Obama Finally Said “Donald Trump”

“The claim that everything will turn out okay because there are people inside the White House who secretly aren't following the president's orders, that is not a check. I'm being serious here. That's not how our democracy is supposed to work."

7.25.18

Obama Nostalgia Can't Save Democrats from Trump

Joe Biden and Eric Holder are both looming over the 2020 race, but should they be?

6.20.18

Obama Finally Spoke Out Against Trump's Family Separations, Sort Of

"All of us were strangers once, too," the former president wrote on Facebook.

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5.21.18

The Obamas Are Officially Making Netflix Shows Now

The former president and first lady just signed a massive deal.

3.9.18

Obama TV Could Be Headed to Netflix

We might be getting a different kind of presidential television, since Trump TV never came to pass.

3.8.18

This Guy Gets Paid Thousands of Dollars to Slice Ham

Spanish cortador de jamones Florencio Sanchidrián has cut ham for everyone from the King of Spain to Robert De Niro, and considers himself an ambassador for his country’s Iberian ham.

2.17.18

The Long, Strange Conservative Obsession with Obama's Sexuality

After his official portrait was revealed, far-right websites alleged it contained "secret sperm."

1.23.18

Talking Trump's Diplomacy With Obama's Ambassador To The UN

Power features in a new documentary The Final Year, an all-access look into the end of Obama's presidency.

12.13.17

Barack Obama's Photographer Talks About Life in the White House

We spoke to Pete Souza about his new book and his personal and professional relationship with the former president.

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