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4 Things Companies Can Learn From Obama to Engage Millennials

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 01.28.2016 | Business
Crystal Kadakia

Throughout Obama's time in office, the administration has made huge strides in engaging Millennials. I am often asked by talent acquisition professionals, recruiters and organizational leaders how to build relationships with Millennials, especially using today's social media tools.

Tavis Smiley: Obama 'Should Have' Mentioned Black Lives Matter At SOTU

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 01.14.2016 | Black Voices

President Obama remained hopeful at his State of the Union address on Tuesday, touting success on job growth and health care and referencing the natio...

The Reason We All Really Tune Into SOTU: The Obama-Ginsburg Hug

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.12.2016 | Politics

One of the warmest, fuzziest moments of every State of the Union address always happens before President Barack Obama even starts talking. For several...

Obama Kicked Off His State Of The Union Address With A Corny Iowa Joke

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.12.2016 | Politics

At the very beginning of his final State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress, President Barack Obama promised this speech would be...

Obama Reveals 'One Of The Few Regrets' Of His Presidency

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.12.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama revealed "one of the few regrets" of his time in office in his final State of the Union speech. Speaking in front of a joint se...

Read Live Updates On Obama's State Of The Union Address

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.12.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama is giving his last State of the Union address on Tuesday. You can watch a stream of the speech and read live updates on Obam...

How Obama Came To Hate The State Of The Union Address

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 01.12.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Barack Obama's gifts as an orator were central to his rise as a politician. But as he prepares for the final State of the Union address ...

Obama and the Morning Light

Chris Meserole | Posted 01.11.2016 | Politics
Chris Meserole

The violence we suffer here, the violence that plagues our homes and churches and schools, is not so simple. We are not at war with ourselves. There is no reason it should continue. And yet we willingly endure these killings as if they were acts of God.

Nikki Haley Will Deliver GOP Response To Obama's State Of The Union Address

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.05.2016 | Politics

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) will deliver the GOP response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address next week. "I was honored to ...

Why the Trans-Pacific Partnership Is Bad for Workers, and for Democracy

Heather Gautney | Posted 04.05.2015 | Politics
Heather Gautney

Over the past few months, protests have erupted in the halls of the U.S. Capital, and in the streets outside, to thwart the passing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)--a boon to corporate interests, the protesters argue, and an anathema to U.S workers.

20 Huge Statements Obama Made About Your Money in His State of the Union Address

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.24.2015 | Money

Did you watch Tuesday's State of the Union address? If you didn't get a chance to catch President Obama's annual address to the nation, now is the time to get caught up. The following recap includes 20 key points the president touched on that could have an impact on your wallet.

Louie Gohmert Wishes Obama Led Like His Black High School Coach

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 01.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In his State of the Union address Tuesday, President Barack Obama touched on the turmoil in many cities where African-Americans have bee...

Tyler Kingkade

Obama Omits College Sexual Assault From State Of The Union Address | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.21.2015 | College

President Barack Obama didn't mention college sexual assault during his State of the Union address Tuesday, an issue his administration has highlighte...

Sabrina Siddiqui

One Word Was Missing From Obama's State Of The Union Address: Guns | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One word was noticeably missing from President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday: guns. In a sign that the sun has...

A New War On Inequality

Carla Thompson | Posted 04.01.2014 | Education
Carla Thompson

For far too long, some political leaders have looked at education and economic inequality as two disconnected factors that keep children and families from achieving the elusive American dream.

Ladders and Tumbrils

Jerry and Joe Long | Posted 03.31.2014 | Comedy
Jerry and Joe Long

In an ideal State Of The Union speech Obama would have appeared with his face covered in camo paint like Marlon Brando in Apocalypse Now glowering silently at the gaggle of impaired miscreants otherwise known as Republicans.

Poof! It's Over

Greta Van Susteren | Posted 03.31.2014 | Media
Greta Van Susteren

I have watched and covered many SOTU addresses. The night is always exciting (yes, I love it) but it really is merely political theater providing the...

Steve King Blasts Obama's Minimum Wage Plan: 'A Constitutional Violation'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

Hours after word broke that President Barack Obama plans to raise the minimum wage for federal contract workers, Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) blasted the ...

Jennifer Bendery

Jason Collins, Boston Marathon Bombing Survivors Among State Of The Union Guests | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An openly gay professional basketball player and two survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing will be among those sitting with the first...

What Obama Probably Won't Mention In The State Of The Union

Reuters | Posted 03.29.2014 | Politics

* President wrestling with complex political calculus * Petroleum group expects State Department report within days * F...

Jennifer Bendery

Sean Hannity To Attend State Of The Union With Louie Gohmert | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Conservative radio show host Sean Hannity will be at the State of the Union next week, thanks to Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas). Gohmer...

WATCH: James Lipton On Marco Rubio's Performance In SOTU Response

Posted 02.23.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

James Lipton, actor, writer, and host of "Inside The Actor's Studio," believes Marco Rubio "failed" at his first major public appearance saying the Fl...

WATCH: Congressman Who Organized SOTU Gun Victims Was Victim Himself

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 02.15.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Congressman Jim Langevin, Democrat from Rhode Island, is the first and only quadriplegic ever to serve in Congress. Himself a victim of gun violence, ...

Call and Response: What the President Did This Week

Jim Wallis | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics
Jim Wallis

There is a tradition in the black church named "call and response." It's simply the experience of the preacher "calling" and the congregation "responding." Obama is ready to issue "calls" to the American people, over the heads of the Washington politicians and pundits. It's time for our response.

The State of the Progressive Union 2013

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Activism works. To the extent that the president's words and deeds have become more progressive, it's because people took to the streets and spoke to our leaders with votes, emails, and phone calls. But there's more to be done. Much more.