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Christina Wilkie

Obama Gets Personal In Proposing Gun Safety Strategy | Christina Wilkie | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a broad and moving speech Friday, President Barack Obama described gun violence as only one part of a web of economic and social chal...

Andrea Stone

Black And White Is Country's Biggest Multiracial Group | Andrea Stone | Posted 09.27.2012 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- From 2000 to 2010, the number of Americans who consider themselves multiracial grew faster than those who self-identify as a single race...

Obama's Father Planned To Put Son Up For Adoption

Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama's father told federal immigration officials in 1961 that he planned to put his unborn son up for adoption, The Boston Globe rep...

Jason Linkins

Daily Mail Launches Weird Attack On Obama's Father | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.29.2011 | Media

Here's a clever thing the the U.K.'s Daily Mail did in response to the release of Obama's long-form birth certificate: a brief little item on how Obama's father was a "slippery character." Gathered in this brief are a range of things attesting to the senior Obama's youthful shadiness, including a whiff of polygamy and the fact that his University of Hawaii student advisor noted that he was chasing a lot of tail at college and "cautioned him about his playboy ways." It's implied that the former charge was briefly considered "as a grounds to deny him a visa extension;" the latter basically describes almost every man you ever met at college.

A Father's Day Lesson in Bigotry

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

A simple message on Father's Day by President Obama has some religious right organizations up in arms. The part making them see red is the acknowledgment of gay fathers.

Obama: Positive-Discipline And The Father-In-Chief

Esquire | Tom Junod | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I understand Barack Obama. It is not always easy, but I do. I can even relate to him. Of course, we weren't supposed to need to. He was supposed to be...

Peaceful Revolution: A Day for Parents

Rhonda Present | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rhonda Present

On this Sunday's Parents' Day, we need to address the failure of our society to fully invest in parenting rather than blaming parents for not adequately fulfilling our responsibilities.

You'll Never Be Perfect...Like Barack Obama?

Politico | Eamon Javers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Let's be honest: Barack Obama is better than you are. He's a better father -- taking breaks from running the world to cheer on his daughters at socce...

If You Really Want to Understand What This Race is About, Look at the Two Candidates' Fathers

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Johann Hari

Both men have written strange, searching books about their fathers. It is in their pages that we can find the clearest -- and most haunting -- clues to their potential presidencies.

Long-Lost Article By Obama's Father Surfaces

Politico | BEN SMITH & JEFFREY RESSNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's dad was such an important but absent figure in his life that he devoted his first book, Dreams From My Father, to the search for detail...

Obama's Grandmother In Al Jazeera Interview: Watch

Link TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Watch a package about Barack Obama's Kenyan grandmother, Sarah Hussein Obama, from Al Jazeera. Watch more clips at Link TV. Read about and watch...