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Donna Brazile: I Pray America Takes Barack Obama's Legacy to Heart - TIME;

Donna Brazile: I Pray America Takes Barack Obama's Legacy to Heart - TIME

TIMEDonna Brazile: I Pray America Takes Barack Obama's Legacy to HeartTIMEChange is a two-way street. As America begins to cope with the jarring changes coming in the near future, it will be useful and wise for our leaders to remember the lessons of the last eight years, and to consider the ways President Obama's ...and more »

Americans Approve Of Barack Obama's Legacy But Don't Necessarily Want To See It Continue - Huffington Post;

Americans Approve Of Barack Obama's Legacy But Don't Necessarily Want To See It Continue - Huffington Post

Huffington PostAmericans Approve Of Barack Obama's Legacy But Don't Necessarily Want To See It ContinueHuffington PostThe president is leaving office on a high note, but many hope his successor will take a different direction. By Ariel Edwards-Levy. 590. 63. This piece is part of a series on Obama's legacy that The Huffington Post will be publishing over the next week.and more »

LETTERS: On President Obama, Obamacare and Trump - Monitor

LETTERS: On President Obama, Obamacare and TrumpMonitorThis is to set the record straight for Jake Longoria's Wednesday letter, “Final days in office.” President Barack Obama cannot afford, for the country's sake, to stay quiet during the last days of his presidency. He comes out of his eight years as ...and more »

Barack Obama's original sin: America's post-racial illusion - The Guardian;

Barack Obama's original sin: America's post-racial illusion - The Guardian

The GuardianBarack Obama's original sin: America's post-racial illusionThe GuardianIn the first hours of the new year in 2009, just weeks before Barack Obama was to be inaugurated as the next president, shots rang out in Oakland, California. A transit officer named Johannes Mehserle shot an unarmed 22-year-old black man who lay ...and more »

The Comforting Fictions of Obama's Farewell Speech - Reason;

The Comforting Fictions of Obama's Farewell Speech - Reason

ReasonThe Comforting Fictions of Obama's Farewell SpeechReasonObama sounded the same haughty notes on his way out as he did on the way in. David Harsanyi | January 13, 2017. EMAIL · SHARE · Facebook; Twitter; Tumblr; StumbleUpon; Digg; Delicious; Reddit; Google; Linkedin; Kindle. PRINT. Watching President ...and more »

Barack Obama legacy: The president and the tale of US jobs - BBC News;

Barack Obama legacy: The president and the tale of US jobs - BBC News

BBC NewsBarack Obama legacy: The president and the tale of US jobsBBC NewsEconomists and economics reporters do like their charts and graphs. And if they were all forced to pick just one with which to tell the story of the Obama presidency, many would plump for the bar chart of "non-farm payrolls". The non-farm payrolls ...and more »

Energy Freedom 2017 - Forbes;

Energy Freedom 2017 - Forbes

ForbesEnergy Freedom 2017ForbesPresident-elect Donald Trump's plan to make America truly great inspires a simple but profound New Year's resolution: Bolster America's energy sector to unleash the U.S. economy. As Trump takes on that goal, he should keep four main tenets in mind: ...and more »

We Can't Forget All The 'Scandals' Of The Obama White House - Huffington Post;

We Can't Forget All The 'Scandals' Of The Obama White House - Huffington Post

Huffington PostWe Can't Forget All The 'Scandals' Of The Obama White HouseHuffington PostThis piece is part of a series on Obama's legacy that The Huffington Post will be publishing over the next week. One of the lowest points of Barack Obama's presidency came in late spring 2013, when the White House was involved in a trio of ...and more »

Thank You, President Obama - MTV.com;

Thank You, President Obama - MTV.com

MTV.comThank You, President ObamaMTV.com“It has been the greatest honor of my life to serve as your president,” President Obama said during his farewell address on Tuesday night. No, President Obama, I thought. It has been the greatest honor of my life to have you serve as my president.and more »

A look back at Barack Obama's presidency - Newsday;

A look back at Barack Obama's presidency - Newsday

NewsdayA look back at Barack Obama's presidencyNewsdayPresident Barack Obama speaks on Jan. 19, 2012, during a campaign event at The Apollo Theater in Manhattan. Photo Credit: AFP / Getty Images / Jewel Samad. advertisement | advertise on newsday. Barack Obama swept into the White House on a ...and more »

Growing Up Obama: Malia and Sasha Through the Years - TIME;

Growing Up Obama: Malia and Sasha Through the Years - TIME

TIMEGrowing Up Obama: Malia and Sasha Through the YearsTIMEIn his farewell speech on January 10, after he professed his love and gratitude for his wife Michelle Obama, President Obama thanked his children, acknowledging what is surely one of the most unusual and rare upbringings one could imagine: growing up ...and more »

THE BEST ADVICE - TIME;

THE BEST ADVICE - TIME

TIMETHE BEST ADVICETIMEKEENAN: It wasn't right at the start, but I remember the first time I flew with the President on Marine One. You still want to do your job, especially when you're around him, so I was replying to emails. He just kind of put his hand on my arm and said ...and more »

The Photos That Moved Them Most: The Obama Administration - TIME;

The Photos That Moved Them Most: The Obama Administration - TIME

TIMEThe Photos That Moved Them Most: The Obama AdministrationTIMELarge 20x30 prints, known as jumbos, line the walls of the West Wing and the cramped offices of the EEOB (the Eisenhower Executive Office Building of the White House). Photography has played an important role in the White House for decades, but ...and more »

With Barack Obama's exit the US is losing a saint. But a sinner may make a better president - The Guardian;

With Barack Obama's exit the US is losing a saint. But a sinner may make a better president - The Guardian

The GuardianWith Barack Obama's exit the US is losing a saint. But a sinner may make a better presidentThe GuardianIf a good man like Barack Obama fails to deliver on his promises, is it inevitable that a bad man like Donald Trump will do worse? Play Video. Play. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress: 0%. Fullscreen. Mute. This is a modal ...and more »

Is the rise of Donald Trump really President Obama's fault? - The Guardian;

Is the rise of Donald Trump really President Obama's fault? - The Guardian

The GuardianIs the rise of Donald Trump really President Obama's fault?The GuardianThe Donald Trump dossier, and his response to it, dominated media coverage yesterday, thus eclipsing the farewell speech by President Barack Obama. It also meant that there has been relatively little analysis of the claims made by Obama about his ...and more »

Tearful Obama bids an emotional farewell - Irish Independent;

Tearful Obama bids an emotional farewell - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentTearful Obama bids an emotional farewellIrish IndependentUS president Barack Obama has made an emotional farewell speech that sought to comfort and encourage a country on edge over economic changes, persistent security threats and the election of Donald Trump. Mr Obama's valedictory speech in his home ...and more »

Obama Rallies the Faithful and Rejects Fear - Daily Beast;

Obama Rallies the Faithful and Rejects Fear - Daily Beast

Daily BeastObama Rallies the Faithful and Rejects FearDaily BeastHis powerful parting message: Don't retreat into despair, because forming a more perfect union doesn't happen on its own, but as a result of hard work. John Avlon. 01.11.17 1:29 AM ET. CHICAGO — The president decided to end it where it all began, his ...and more »

Farewell, my black president: Barack Obama sounds a note of hope, and a note of warning - Salon;

Farewell, my black president: Barack Obama sounds a note of hope, and a note of warning - Salon

SalonFarewell, my black president: Barack Obama sounds a note of hope, and a note of warningSalonCHICAGO — Somewhere in another dimension of the multiverse, I hope that President Barack Obama returned home to Chicago to give his farewell address. As his music began, Obama walked up to the podium and paused. He looked to the crowd at the ...and more »

12 Little-Known Facts About Michelle Obama That Will Make You Love Her Even More - Huffington Post;

12 Little-Known Facts About Michelle Obama That Will Make You Love Her Even More - Huffington Post

Huffington Post12 Little-Known Facts About Michelle Obama That Will Make You Love Her Even MoreHuffington PostIt's never a right time to say goodbye, but unfortunately our time with Michelle Obama as First Lady of the United States is coming to an end. Throughout her eight years as first lady, we've witnessed her passion for ensuring young girls across the ...and more »

To President Obama: 'We Will Miss You' - New York Times

To President Obama: 'We Will Miss You'New York TimesOn Tuesday night it sunk in that President Obama will be stepping down in a bit more than a week! President Obama's dignity, wit, graciousness and intelligence will be deeply missed. He has accomplished much these past eight years in spite of ...and more »