Obama speech: Democracy needs you, says outgoing president - BBC News

President Barack Obama has called on Americans to defend their democracy in his farewell speech in Chicago. "By almost every measure, America is a better, stronger place" than it was eight years ago when he took office, he told thousands of supporters.and more »

Transcript And Analysis: Obama Addresses The Nation In Farewell Speech - NPR

President Obama gave his farewell address to the nation on Tuesday night from his hometown of Chicago. NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors across the newsroom, live-annotated the speech. Portions of the transcript with added ...and more »

For Many on Chicago's South Side, Obama's Farewell Will Be Personal - New York Times

The chair President Obama used to sit in to get his hair cut at the Hyde Park Hair Salon. An Obama cut, at $24, remains popular. Credit David Kasnic for The New York Times. CHICAGO — If the metal barricades, “Do Not Enter” signs and lurking Secret ...and more »

What It Meant To Have A Feminist President - Huffington Post

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama on stage after the president delivered his farewell address in Chicago. “For 240 years, our nation's call to citizenship has given work and purpose to each new generation. It's what led patriots to ...and more »

How America Changed During Barack Obama's Presidency - Pew Research Center

Barack Obama campaigned for the U.S. presidency on a platform of change. As he prepares to leave office, the country he led for eight years is undeniably different. Profound social, demographic and technological changes have swept across the United ...and more »

Obama, Saying Goodbye, Warns of Threats to National Unity - New York Times

After eight years and one of the most contentious elections in memory, President Obama took the stage in Chicago to defend his agenda and to encourage unity in an increasingly fractured political landscape. By THE NEW YORK TIMES on Publish Date ...and more »

President Obama's Farewell Address: Full Video and Text - New York Times

Publish Date January 10, 2017. Photo by Doug Mills/The New York Times. Watch in Times Video ». embed. President Obama delivered his farewell address in Chicago on Tuesday. The following is the complete transcript, as provided by the Federal News ...and more »

Obama warns against threats to democracy in emotional last speech - Bangalore Mirror

President Barack Obama all but closed the book on his eight-year presidency during an impassioned farewell speech, touting the successes of his two terms in the White House, but warned against impending threats against democracy rooted in fear.and more »

WATCH: President Obama delivers his final speech from Chicago - PBS NewsHour

Barack Obama will deliver his final speech as president beginning at 9 p.m. ET. Watch PBS NewsHour's livestream of the speech above. CHICAGO — President Barack Obama bid farewell to the nation Tuesday in an emotional speech that sought to comfort a ...and more »

The Increasingly Lonely Hope of Barack Obama - The New Yorker

“You can tell I'm a lame duck,” Barack Obama joked before his farewell address, on Tuesday night, in Chicago, “because nobody's following instructions.” This was a teasing reference to the unbridled whoop of cheers that had gone up as he'd appeared at ...and more »