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Obama Twitter Town Hall

WATCH: Behind The Scenes Footage Of Obama On Twitter

Posted 12.06.2012 | Black Voices

President Obama has accomplished several "firsts" during his time as commander-in-chief. Not only is he the country's first African-American president...

Ethan Klapper

Obama Answers Questions On Twitter For First Time | Ethan Klapper | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Thursday became the first president to respond to questions on Twitter, answering tweeted questions about the ...

Call Me On My Cell?

The Huffington Post | Lauren DeLisa Coleman | Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics

On November 8, 2008, newly elected President Barack Obama tweeted to the world: "We just made history." This summer, on July 6, 2011, he became the...

Is President Obama Using Social Media for the Right Reasons?

Patricia Martin | Posted 10.04.2011 | Technology
Patricia Martin

Twitter may be too terse and too immediate for relaying more complex issues. It may be showing us its limitations as a medium for protest and debate. But it's perfect for affirming your approval of a candidate.

WATCH: Obama Has Some Harsh Words For John Boehner

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.08.2011 | Comedy

At Wednesday's Twitter Town Hall, President Obama took questions about the economy, education and other issues affecting his presidency. Most of the q...

PHOTOS: Presidents Mesmerized By Computers

The Huffington Post | Megan Hess | Posted 09.06.2011 | Technology

Can you count the number of times you've stared with a bleary-eyed, open-mouthed trance at your computer screen? Unfortunately for people in the publ...

Romney Reaps $18.25M, Boehner On 'Fruitless' Talks And A Surprising Flashback

Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney raised a sky-high amount of campaign cash over the last three months. One contentious issue has House Sp...

Obama's Talk vs. Walk

Craig Crawford | Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics
Craig Crawford

If Obama's angry words were primarily meant to soften his base for compromises to come -- like $200 billion in Medicare and Medicaid cuts -- add this to a string of examples spotlighting Obama's governing style: Talk Left, Walk Right.

Jason Linkins

Twitter Town Hall Participants Have Drastically Different Concerns Than Beltway Journalists, According To Completely Unsurprising Statistical Breakdown | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.05.2011 | Media

Over at the Boston Globe, Tom Giratikanon and the Globe's staff have put together a must-read chart, which compares the concerns raised by today's Twi...

Jason Linkins

President Obama In 140 Characters Or Less: The Town Hall Reimagined | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics

So, humanity's first "Twitter town hall" is now in the books. Was it everything you hoped it would be? My wish is that if we all agree to behave ourse...

The Funniest Things People 'Asked' Obama

Posted 09.05.2011 | Comedy

President Obama took questions from the Internet today during a Twitter Town Hall meeting broadcasted from The White House. During the interactive dis...

Obama Holds Twitter Town Hall At White House

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama kicked off his first Twitter town hall with – what else? – a tweet. Using a laptop set up on a lecte...

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...