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Obama's Mother Lacked Health Insurance

Ben Barber | Posted 07.02.2016 | World
Ben Barber

The tragedy of Obama's mother is symbolic of millions of ordinary Americans facing pain and suffering - unable to take their sick or even dying children to a doctor; or to have their infected tooth treated.

New Book About Obama's Mother Stirs Controversy

Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics

A new book about the life of Barack Obama's mother is casting doubt on an anecdote shared by the president during his 2008 election campaign and subse...

Hillary Clinton Understands the Link Between Security and Poverty

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Vivian Norris

If we spent as much time and money and effort as we put into defense budgets into fighting poverty, a lot of wars would have been stopped before they began.

Would The Senate Health Care Bill Have Helped Obama's Mom?

True/Slant | Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Back in the day, Candidate Obama told a touching story about his mother's struggle to pay her medical bills while battling cancer. Obama's mother, Ann...

Don't Worry, Get Angry: Hillary's Health Care Travesty

Linda Keenan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Keenan

Seventy-eight percent of the people who had to file for medical-related bankruptcy actually had health insurance. Hillary St. Pierre, a spunky 27-year-old mother, is a case in point.

President-Elect Obama: A Lesson from Your Mother-Put Women in Charge of the Economy!

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Vivian Norris

Obama's mother knew a thing or two about how women, when in charge of the economy, be it of a household, a bank, or a country, can make a real difference.

Nico Pitney

National Review Writer: Obama Likely Would Have Been Aborted, Had It Been Legal | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ed Whelan baselessly speculates in the National Review that Barack Obama's deceased mother "very possibly" would have aborted her son had Roe v. Wade ...

Obama is an Expat's Dream Come True: The Son of a Global Citizen

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vivian Norris

Obama's mother gave a precious gift to her son, the life of both an Americanand that of human being who feels at home in many different cultures, allowing to see the similarities between us all.

Time Mag: How Obama's Mom Made Him Who He Is

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Each of us lives a life of contradictory truths. We are not one thing or another. Barack Obama's mother was at least a dozen things. S. Ann Soetoro wa...