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WATCH: Obama's Grandma Celebrates Victory In Kenya

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.08.2012 | World

President Barack Obama's victory spurred celebrations throughout the nation and around the world, with his grandmother celebrating her grandson's reel...

On His Deathbed, WWII Vet Casts Likely Last Ballot... So What's Your Excuse Not To Vote?

Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

Frank Tanabe always did his duty, even after the federal government sent him and other Japanese-Americans to internment camps in the wake of the attac...

President Obama's Grandmother Powers Home With Solar Energy

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

On Thursday, Greenpeace volunteers installed solar panels atop of the roof of President Obama's Step-Grandmother, Mama Sarah's home and on the roof of...

Marian Robinson, Obama Grandmother, Discusses "Wonderful" Life In The White House: Sasha, Malia Growing Up So "Grandma Is Beginning To Feel Left Out" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Marian Robinson, the nation's Grandmother-in-Chief, has opened up recently about what her life is like at the White House. Despite Ms. Robinson's ini...

Obama's Grandmother In Kenya Argued Over By Christians, Muslims

The Telegraph | Nick Meo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Barack Obama's 87-year-old step-grandmother has become the subject of a tug-of-war between Muslims and Christians in Kenya....

Parenting With Grandparents: The Michelle Obama Way

New York Magazine | Katie Roiphe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

One of the most appealing things about Michelle Obama is her closeness to her mother. Some people might think it is strange or even pathological to br...

Sarah Obama, Barack's Kenyan Grandmother, Heads To Washington With Gifts

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Obama, Barack Obama's Kenyan, paternal grandmother, will soon arrive in Washington DC for her grandson's inauguration on January 20. The AFP re...

To Grandmother's White House We Go

Amy Goyer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amy Goyer

And now it's official: The White House will have a First Grandmother. The Obama transition team confirmed this afternoon that 71-year-old Marian Robinson, Michelle Obama's mother, will move into the White House.

Grandma's in the House

Cheryl Saban Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Saban Ph.D.

For the new First Family, having Grandma in the house will be a comfort and source of both strength, and calm -- not only for the children, but for the President and First Lady as well.

In Praise of Grandmothers

Johann Hari | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Johann Hari

All year I write columns exposing people who threaten ordinary life, but I want now to describe the people who make that ordinary life worth living. For me, near the top slot would be one word: Gran.

Paparazzi Scoop Political Press On Obama Vacation

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For the second time in the first four days of Barack Obama's vacation, paparazzi have come away with more intimate pictures of the future president th...

Obama Scatters Grandmother's Ashes In Hawaii

Honolulu Advertiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Elect Barack Obama spent much of today honoring the memory of the grandmother who raised him and then scattering her ashes at LÅna'i Lookou...

White House Of Grannies: Obama, Biden, Clinton Mothers May Move To District

Washington Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The transition to the Obama administration will affect all Americans, but especially Marian Robinson, Catherine Eugenia Finnegan Biden and Dorothy Rod...

A Grandmother's Love

Dr. Tian Dayton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tian Dayton

The strange timing of Obama's grandmother's death underlines what a grandmother's love is really meant to do; which is to prepare a child for a world that she may never lay eyes on.

Gift Of Love: An Appreciation Of Obama's Relationship With His Grandmother

Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks

In an earlier post, we celebrated the relationship between Michelle and Barack Obama. Now, in honor of his grandmother's passing, we want to honor his...

Obama: Lesson Learned from Grandmother's Death

Jamie Stiehm | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jamie Stiehm

How Obama dealt with the death of a loved one speaks volumes about his character. He told campaign aides the trip to see his grandmother in Hawaii was "non-negotiable."

Presidential Politics at the Heart of the Yellow Brick Road

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Karen Dalton-Beninato

There's still a sense of optimism running through the downstate city of Bloomington, Illinois, where Abraham Lincoln spent much of his career as a young attorney.

Obama's Grandmother's Absentee Ballot Will Be Counted

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While Sen. Barack Obama's late grandmother Madelyn Dunham will not live to see the outcome of this historic election, her 2008 vote will count. Hawai...

Sam Stein

Obama On Grandmother And Campaign: "Bittersweet" | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In what was clearly a very difficult portion of his address Monday night in North Carolina, Barack Obama spoke for several minutes on this grandmother...

Obama Arrives In Hawaii

ABC/NYT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

From The New York Times: HONOLULU -- On a whirlwind trip back to Hawaii, Senator Barack Obama spent more than an hour visiting his ailing grandmother...

Obama On Grandmother Visit (VIDEO)

TPM/CBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Talking Points Memo has footage from the CBS Early Show of Obama discussing his decision to take time off the campaign trail to visit his ailing grand...

Obama 'Ohana: Democratic Nominee Gets Warm Welcome In Hawaii

Kathy Harter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kathy Harter

It was part stump speech, part homecoming. It was probably also a necessity. His only other scheduled appearance is a fundraiser -- $2300 for the cheap seats and $10,000 per person for a private reception, out of reach for most of us and by invitation only.

Mayhem At Fox News: Anchor Walks Off Set, Wallace Rails Network For "Obama-Bashing"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox News' very own anchors are speaking out — and walking off — over what they perceive to be "Obama-bashing" on their network. This morning on "...

Fox Hosts Claim Friday's Walk-Off Was A Joke

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This morning on "Fox and Friends," co-hosts Brian Kilmeade, Gretchen Carlson, and Steve Doocy addressed Friday's show and Kilmeade's storming off the ...

Fox's Chris Wallace Criticizes Own Network For "Two Hours Of Obama Bashing"

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Update: Here is the audio of Chris Wallace calling into Brian Kilmeade's radio show later that morning where they talk about the incident and Wallace ...