Michelle Obama‘s new book Becoming is absolutely blowing up. The former First Lady is currently on a book tour that is selling out stadiums, and there are still more people decrying the fact that they can’t see her in person.
Suspected explosive devices mailed to the homes of both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have been intercepted by the Secret Service, as CNN reports. The Secret Service says it “has intercepted two suspicious packages addressed to Secret Service protectees.” As the day has progressed, more suspicious packages sent to notable figures have been found, the intended recipients/offices now including Maxine Waters and Kamala Harris. Continue reading Explosives and Suspicious Packages Sent to Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, CNN, Numerous Others
Attorney General Jeff Sessions instructed federal prosecutors this week to take the most aggressive approach possible against federal criminal defendants. The policy change will result in lengthier prison sentences for drug offenders and likely reverse a recent drop in the federal prison population.
As the name would indicate, a presidential library is a very special, almost sacred space. Its duty is to compile the many documents and artifacts of a president and his administration, and present them to the public for greater clarity and discussion. So when it was announced earlier today that former president Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama unveiled their design plans for the 44th president’s library, many were excited, as it means the public is one major step closer to stepping foot in the 200,000-square-foot campus on Chicago’s South Side.
When Barack Obama and Neil Gorsuch were contemporaries at Harvard law school as the eighties rolled into the nineties, they found themselves on a tense campus riven with ideological discord.
As the first African-American elected President of the United States, Barack Obama became a pivotal figure in American history even before his inauguration. But after winning a second term in 2012, his achievements in office have made him one of the most transformative presidents of the past hundred years. He took office with a country in peril and led it through the Great Recession, two wars, civil unrest, a rash of mass shootings, and changing cultural demographics. In the 2008 campaign he called for change and eight years later we are living in a more prosperous country because of it.
President Barack Obama has bid farewell to the nation in an emotional speech that sought to comfort a country on edge over rapid economic changes, persistent security threats and the election of Donald Trump.