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President Obama Cried When Dropping Malia Off at Harvard

Dropping a child off at college is an emotional experience, even for former presidents. In a speech on Monday night posted by radio station WDEL, […]

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In an Interview with JFK’s Grandson, Obama Says History Matters

Moments before Barack Obama accepted his Profile in Courage award in Boston last week, and amid a yearlong celebration of JFK’s centennial, the former president […]

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Watch Obama’s Full Profile in Courage Speech from the JFK Library

Watch Obama’s full speech above, beginning around 38:00. Former president Barack Obama targeted Congress in a speech at Boston’s JFK Library Sunday, where he accepted the […]

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Obama Is Coming to Boston This Weekend

Update: Here is Obama’s full speech, which starts at about the 38 minute mark: President Barack Obama is headed to Boston this weekend, where he will […]

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Elizabeth Warren Is “Troubled” by Obama’s Wall Street Gig

Elizabeth Warren joined critics of Barack Obama’s $400,000 Wall Street gig today, saying she’s “troubled” by the former president’s decision to accept it. She made […]

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Obama Will Receive the “Profile in Courage” Award

On the 100th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s birth, President Barack Obama is slated to receive the prestigious “Profile in Courage” award at the JFK […]

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Neil Gorsuch, Trump’s Supreme Court Pick, Attended Harvard Law with Obama

While Merrick Garland may never get his seat on the bench, President Donald Trump has nominated a fellow Harvard Law alum in his place: Neil Gorsuch. […]

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Obama Was Boston’s President

The world met Barack Obama in Boston. You know the story: a young upstart politician takes the stage at the Democratic National Convention in 2004, […]

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Donald Trump’s Gilded Cabinet Has a Harvard Streak

Pundits with more tenuous grasps of reality love to throw around the word “populism” as they clumsily grope around for an explanation of the Donald […]

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Massachusetts State Senator Eric Lesser Endorsed by Obama

Endorsements don’t get much bigger than this, and for a state Senate position, no less. President Barack Obama this week is throwing his support behind […]

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Is Aerosmith at Odds Over a Photo with President Barack Obama?

A photo posted by Joe Perry (@joeperryofficial) on Oct 28, 2016 at 8:31pm PDT A chance meeting with President Barack Obama may be causing some […]

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President Obama Sat Down with MIT’s Joi Ito for Wired

Feel free to disagree with Barack Obama on policy. But there should be no question, except to the deeply cynical, that he makes for a […]

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Obama Hasn’t Forgotten Martha Coakley’s ‘Shaking Hands’ at Fenway Gaffe

In case you’ve forgotten about what Martha Coakley said about campaigning at Fenway Park back when she was running against Scott Brown in the 2010 special […]

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Airplane Intercepted in Martha’s Vineyard over Vacationing Obamas

A private airplane’s pilot found himself in trouble this week at the Vineyard after unwittingly flying into the protected airspace atop the vacationing Obamas. It’s […]

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President Obama to Campaign for Hillary Clinton on Martha’s Vineyard

There really is no escaping the 2016 presidential election. President Barack Obama will take a brief break from his two-week family vacation on Martha’s Vineyard […]