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Barack Obama Legacy

Rethinking the Legacy of President Obama

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 03.23.2015 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

As I begin to rethink and review the Obama presidency, I think history will judge it based principally not on Obamacare but on two other matters: his foreign policy and the consequences of his presidency on the unfinished business of race relations in America.

President Obama Could Be More Effective Out-Of-Office

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics
J.J. Colagrande

There is a reason why he filled football stadiums in 2007. President Obama's passion borders on spiritual. This man possesses a ninja-like mastery of rhetoric and persuasion and delivers a speech arguably more powerful than anyone walking this planet--listen to his Selma speech on March 7th to confirm.

Yes-We-Can President Faces Twilight Of Maybes

AP | By JULIE PACE and NANCY BENAC | Posted 02.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was supposed to be a joke. "Are you still president?" comedian Stephen Colbert asked Barack Obama earlier this month. ...

Obama: 'I'll Worry About My Legacy Later'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics

As he winds through his second term in Washington, President Barack Obama does not appear to be overly concerned with how history will judge him. I...

BOTH SIDES NOW: Can GOP 3.0 Handle the Party's Extremists? Can Obama Rise to Greatness?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgWill the GOP avoid the electoral cliff by shunning extremists and acknowledging climate change? Unlikely, say Ron Reagan and Wayne Barrett, since the 2016 nominee has to get through the secessionist South. And will Obama be remembered as the first black president or a great one?