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Obama Issues Proclamation For Religious Freedom Day

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.16.2015 | Religion

National Religious Freedom Day falls on January 16 every year in honor of the day the Virginia General Assembly adopted the Statute for Religious Free...

President Obama Proclaims National Days of Prayer and Remembrance

Posted 09.05.2014 | Religion

President Obama proclaimed September 5-7, 2014 as National Days of Prayer and Remembrance. The president called for reaffirming a dedication to freedo...

Obama Names First Non-Christian Ambassador For Religious Freedom

Religion News Service | Lauren Markoe & Brian Pellot | Posted 07.28.2014 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) President Obama on Monday (July 28) said he plans to tap Rabbi David Saperstein as the next ambassador-at-large for international rel...

President Obama's Approval Rating Very High Among Muslim Americans

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.11.2014 | Religion

President Obama's approval rating has dropped to 43% from its one-time high of 69% in January 2009, but the president still holds majority favor among...

President Obama Invites Narendra Modi To The U.S. Despite Visa Ban

Reuters | David Brunnstrom and Steve Holland | Posted 05.20.2014 | Religion

(Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama congratulated new Indian leader Narendra Modi on his election victory on Friday and invited him to the White H...

Obama's Asian Pivot: A WorldPost Review

Nathan Gardels | Posted 06.22.2014 | World
Nathan Gardels

This week, U.S. President Barack Obama is visiting Asia to meet U.S. allies and assure them of America's backing as China rises to become the dominant power in the region. In light of the West's weak response to Putin's takeover of the Crimea, some Asian allies are concerned about whether the U.S. will stand steady in the event a conflict breaks out between one of its allies and China.

Obama Easter Message: 'God Is Always With Us'

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.21.2014 | Religion

President Obama offered his Easter message in a White House statement: This weekend, Michelle and I join our fellow Christians in marking Good Frid...

Obama Champions Religious Freedom

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 02.26.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Facing criticism that he does not give religious freedom enough attention, President Obama devoted most of his National Prayer Breakfast address...

Obama’s Pastor Delivers Fired-Up Sermon In Colo.

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.13.2011 | Denver

Reverend Jeremiah Wright Jr., pastor emeritus of Chicago’s Trinity United Church of Christ whose controversial rhetoric and relationship to then-can...

Sam Stein

Obama Grants O'Reilly Super Bowl Interview | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MIAMI -- President Barack Obama has agreed to conduct an interview with Fox News host Bill O'Reilly as part of a pregame package for Fox Broadcasting ...

Filmmaker Goes Undercover to Expose Corporate Links to the Tea Party (VIDEO)

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kevin Grandia

Taki Oldham examines the role corporate-funded grassroots groups (known as 'astroturf') have played in the recent health-care and climate debates and their central role in the tea party movement.

Iowa Workers Allegedly Misused Database To View Obama's Student Loan Record

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Nine workers at a U.S. Department of Education contractor in Coralville, Iowa have been indicted for allegedly accessing President Barack Obama's stud...

Andy Martin: Wikipedia Is A Pro-Obama, Tax-Exempt Scam, Senate Candidate Claims

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Andy Martin, a U.S. senate candidate, has hit Wikipedia and Wikimedia with a fraud lawsuit, alleging the two foundations are running "a tax-exempt pro...

Dec. 7, 2009, News Update

Richard Valeriani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Valeriani

This way to tabloids-Car crash in Florida, Party crash in Washington, Levi Johnston. This way to mainstream media-Urge to Surge, Health Care Reform. ...

Obama Sunday Show Blitz VIDEO: Watch Key Highlights

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama today became the first president to appear on five Sunday network shows in the same morning, an extraordinary effort to build p...

How Obama Manipulates The News Cycle | PETER BAKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON It has become his common lament. Challenged about difficulties with his economic or legislative programs, President Obama complains about t...

Obama News Conference: WATCH LIVE VIDEO

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama will hold a news conference Tuesday, and is expected to open the afternoon event with remarks on health care reform, energy leg...

Obama Egypt Speech: Venue Choice Draws Fire

Omid Memarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Omid Memarian

Egypt has the least favorable approval rating compared to other Arab countries in the Middle East, which begs the question: is Egypt the right place to address the Muslim World?

Obama To Kick Off Mideast Trip

The Huffington Post | Cara Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

* Scroll down for a slideshow President Obama leaves tonight for his third major international trip, stopping first in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, a recent...

Reading The Pictures: It's Nice To See A Brown Girl Get Some Attention

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-11-24-newsweek_mobama.jpgI thought it was quite contradictory -- and a lost opportunity -- that Newsweek's cover was black-and-white ... and Michelle is so (bathed in) light.

Fox News Cut Out From Questions At Obama's First Press Conference

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

President-Elect Barack Obama held his first press conference yesterday, one that focused mainly on the current economic crisis. One detail that flew ...

Fox News' Major Garrett Defends Obama Against "Fox & Friends" In Leaked E-Mail

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox News correspondent Major Garrett shot back in defense of Barack Obama against the network's morning show's effort to suggest that he has ignored F...

Obama Continues Fox News Pushback

Josh Orton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Josh Orton

We've come a long way. Back in 2007, when Obama dropped out of the Fox News debate, the only reason given was that CNN seemed a more "appropriate venue."

Rachel Weiner

Obama Snubbed Fox News On Trip Abroad | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Stephen Colbert point outs something that no one seems to have noticed: Fox News' anchor Chris Wallace wasn't invited to trail Barack Obama on his tri...