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Obama Town Hall

Gun Supporters To Obama: Restrictions Aren't Worth It If Every Death Won't Be Prevented

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 01.07.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama addressed questions from gun rights supporters at a town hall event on Thursday, disputing critics who suggest gun control laws...

Obama Calls Out NRA For Skipping Town Hall On Guns

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 01.07.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama on Thursday criticized the National Rifle Association for repeatedly snubbing invitations to discuss gun policy at the White Ho...

Obama Takes Part In Town Hall On Gun Violence

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.07.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama is participating in a town hall on gun violence Thursday night. The town hall is being aired on CNN, but you can listen using t...

CNN Proposed Obama Town Hall On Gun Violence After San Bernardino Shooting

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.07.2016 | Media

NEW YORK -- President Barack Obama will take questions live Thursday night from gun control advocates and opponents during a CNN town hall event, whic...

Obama Calls Out America's Dismal Voter Turnout: 'Why Are You Staying Home?'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.26.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama urged Americans frustrated with the lack of progress on immigration reform to voice their discontent at the ballot box, lamenti...

Obama Mastered the Town Hall a Long Time Ago

Death Race | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Death Race

Last night's debate wasn't about how Obama performed on America's biggest stage; it was about how he had always performed on its smallest.

Format & Details For Tonight's "Town Hall" Debate

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

The second presidential debate takes place on Tuesday night at Hofstra University in Long Island, beginning at 9 p.m. Eastern Time. It's the lone d...

GOP Congressman Slams Obama Bus Tour, Wants To 'Co-Host' Town Hall Meeting With President

Posted 10.17.2011 | Chicago

President Obama's Midwestern bus tour stopped at a county fair in northwestern Illinois Wednesday morning, and as he heads south for two town hall mee...

Obama To Host First Twitter Town Hall Meeting

Posted 08.30.2011 | Technology

Twitter, together with the White House, announced Thursday morning that President Obama will be hosting a town hall meeting on Twitter. The town ha...

Obama Puts The Spotlight On Hispanic Education With Online Town Hall

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

On the U.S. Department of Education's blog, the White House announced that President Obama will coordinate with Spanish-language media company Univisi...

MTV Asks Obama 'Town Hall' Participants For 'Light' Questions

AMERICABlog | Nick Seaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

After asking what topics I was personally interested in, they asked what question I'd want to ask President Obama if I were in a room with him. I gave...

Sam Stein

Obama To Take First-Ever Presidential Question Via Skype | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Continuing his efforts to chart new territory with respect to the intersection of politics and technology, President Obama is set to take what appears...

Of Politics and Piñatas

Anthony Scaramucci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Anthony Scaramucci

At Obama's Town Hall meeting recently, I asked the President when he was going to "stop whacking Wall Street like a piñata?" Critics took the comment and ran with it, but they missed the point entirely.

Obama Answering Lots Of Questions, But Not From Press

The New York Times | PETER BAKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Over the last two weeks, President Obama has taken questions from unemployed workers in Ohio, students in Florida and a cancer survivor in New Hampshi...

Obama Asked Why US Doesn't Condemn Israeli Human Rights Abuses (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During President Obama's town hall this afternoon in Tampa, Florida, a young woman asked a pointed question about Israel and human rights that stirred...

Elyria, Ohio Used As Backdrop Of Obama Town Hall Speech

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Elyria, Ohio, a city with a population of 55,000 and just outside of Cleveland, was the scene of President Barack Obama's Town Hall address today abou...

Obama Asked "Why Do People Hate You?" By Fourth Grader (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At a town hall meeting in New Orleans Thursday, fourth-grader Terrence Scott earnestly asked the question that has probably been on many people's mind...

Obama's China Town Hall: Handshakes And Vetted Questions

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It was a Town Hall, but this time Barack Obama was not in Iowa or New Hampshire. There were no hay bales, no bunting, and no activists with questions ...

Gov 2.0: How The Internet Is Redefining Democracy

New York TImes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

There is no turning back the clock. We now have more public opinion exerting pressure on politics than ever before. The question is how it may be chan...

Anti-Abortion Activist Randall Terry Thrown Out Of Health Care Town Hall (VIDEO)

HuffPost's Eyes & Ears | Matthew Palevksy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Representative Jim Moran fell victim to a vigorous maligning from out of town teabaggers last night during his town hall in Reston, VA. Howard Dean w...

Illegal Immigrants As Less Than Dogs

Yuna Shin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yuna Shin

"Last week outside President Obama's town hall meeting in New Hampshire, one protester shouted," Eviatar tells us, "'We don't need illegals,' adding, 'Send 'em back with a bullet in the head.'"

To Those Who Condone "Sieg Heil" Being Shouted at a Jew

Paul Korda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Paul Korda

Two old law school buddies can no longer find any common political ground to stand on.

Sam Stein

Obama's Strategy Session Draws 270k, Dems Claim Good Week | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The headlines lately are all about President Obama's very bad summer, but his supporters argue that this past week was a good one for the White House....

GOP Risks Alienating Latinos By Scapegoating Immigrants in Health Care Debate

The Washington Independent | DAPHNE EVIATAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As a leading immigration restrictionist group today opens a conference highlighting the costs of immigrants to the nation's health care system, critic...

Have Patience: Republicans Are Working Their Way Through the Five Stages of Grieving

Michael Hais and Morley Winograd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Hais and Morley Winograd

Suffering from a series of unexpected and unexplainable defeats, Republicans are likely to go off on a prolonged period of silence and eventually die for lack of political support.