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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...

Obama's Grandmother Injured After Car Rolls In Kenya

AP | By TOM ODULA | Posted 02.06.2012 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya -- President Barack Obama's 91-year-old step-grandmother suffered bruises and shock after a car she was traveling in rolled over, a rel...

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 Attends Memorial Service For Grandmother

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HONOLULU — President-elect Barack Obama gathered with family and friends on Tuesday for a private memorial service for the beloved grandmother w...

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...

Barack Obama's Late Grandmother, Madelyn Dunham, Remembered

AP | HERBERT A. SAMPLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HONOLULU — The late grandmother of President-elect Barack Obama was eulogized Friday as a strong, vibrant woman who was dedicated to her profess...

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...

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.

Sam Stein

Obama On Grandmother And Campaign: "Bittersweet"

HuffingtonPost.com | 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: 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."

Obama's Grandmother Dies At Age 86

AP | HERBERT SAMPLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***Scroll down to the bottom of this article see John and Cindy McCain's statement on the death of Barack Obama's grandmother:*** Barack Obama's gra...

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...

Obama the grandson replaces Obama the candidate

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HONOLULU — Barack Obama, briefly a grandson instead of a candidate, spent some quiet family time Friday with the ailing woman who helped raise h...

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...