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Oprah Receives Country's Highest Honor

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.21.2013 | Media

Two of the biggest names in media and journalism, Oprah Winfrey and Ben Bradlee, were honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's hig...

Obama Gives Big Honors

AP | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is bestowing the Presidential Medal of Freedom on more than a dozen prominent Americans 50 years after the ...

The Movie That Made Obama Cry

AP | Posted 08.28.2013 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says he got teary while watching "Lee Daniels' The Butler," a movie about a black White House servant who worked ...

Obama Giving Out Big Honors

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former President Bill Clinton is headed back to the White House – just for a day – and Oprah is coming, too. Clinton and Op...

Which Celebrities Have Been Friends With The White House?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.08.2013 | Celebrity

The hybrid of entertainment and politics has been a topic of much dissection for years, especially now that the digital age has bridged the two even f...

PHOTOS: Politicians & The Stars Who Love Them

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 03.18.2012 | Los Angeles

ATLANTA -- No presidential candidate worth his chauffeured SUV has reached his personal zenith without this: celebrities to vouch for them. They are t...

President Obama Wants Campaign Help From Jay-Z, Clooney, Blake Lively & More

Posted 03.14.2012 | Entertainment

President Obama is looking to add a whole lot of star power to his re-election campaign. Obama was joined on the campaign trail and supported by a ...

Obama Praises Daley's Job As Mayor After 'Oprah' Taping

AP | By DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 06.27.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- President Barack Obama says he doubts that outgoing Chicago Mayor Richard Daley will be taking time off when he steps down next month after...

Oprah Visit Is A 'No-Brainer' For Obama

The Atlantic | Posted 06.27.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO -- Sorry, America, but Chicago is not atwitter over President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama returning to tape "Oprah" on Wednesday -- ev...

Obamas Return To Chicago For Oprah Taping Before New York Fundraising Sweep

AP | By DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 06.27.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- President Barack Obama flew home to Chicago on Wednesday to help his pal and supporter Oprah Winfrey close out her syndicated talk show wit...

Greta Van Susteren's All-Caps Reaction To Obamas Going On Oprah

Posted 06.12.2011 | Media

Greta Van Susteren noted President Obama's upcoming appearance on Oprah--and his continued snubbing of her--in a blog post on Tuesday. The headline...

Obamas Going On Oprah

Posted 06.12.2011 | Media

Barack and Michelle Obama will appear on Oprah Winfrey's show on April 27, it was announced Tuesday. Obama will be in Chicago for a series of fundrais...

Oprah To Interview Obama For Primetime Christmas Special

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Oprah may not have made it to Tuesday's state dinner, but she will be heading to the White House after all. The daytime queen will interview the pres...

President Obama To Oprah: I Give Myself A Solid B+ (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Sunday night, Oprah's Christmas at the White House special aired; during her one-on-one conversation with the president, Oprah asked Obama what gra...

Oprah, Obamas Talk Christmas Gifts In "Christmas At The White House" Special

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CHICAGO — President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama talked holiday gifts when Oprah Winfrey went to the White House to film a Christm...

HuffPost's Roy Sekoff Grades The Grade Obama Gave Himself

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

On Monday night on the The Ed Show, HuffPost's Roy Sekoff applied his own grading system to the "B+" grade President Obama gave himself on Oprah's Chr...

Oprah Tells NH "You Can't Be Fooled By This Experience Question"

Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Oprah Winfrey, after two days on the presidential campaign trail for pal Barack Obama on Sunday was home on the stump, delivering the fourth political...

A Staggering Sight

The New York Times | Katharine Q. Seelye | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was a staggering sight. Upwards of 29,000 people at a political rally. And the Democratic primary in South Carolina is not until Jan. 26. Video Th...