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Barack and Michelle Obama to give televised commencement speech for 2020 graduates

Barack and Michelle Obama to give televised commencement speech for 2020 graduates

Tribune News Service May 5, 2020

Former President Barack Obama will deliver a commencement message to the 3 million high school seniors graduating this month in a televised prime-time special. Announced last week, “Graduate Together:...

Michelle Obama has sage advice on how to cope with coronavirus anxiety

Michelle Obama has sage advice on how to cope with coronavirus anxiety

MCT Campus March 24, 2020

Exhale: Michelle Obama is lending her voice of reason to the ongoing conversation surrounding the coronavirus crisis. On Sunday, the former first lady joined the growing chorus of public figures weighing...

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a statement on a plan to close Guantanamo Bay in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. (Aude Guerrucci/Sipa USA/TNS)

Who pays when Obama travels to criticize Republicans?

January 19, 2016

By Anita Kumar and Lesley Clark McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) WASHINGTON — When President Barack Obama travels on official business this election year — even if he delivers an overtly partisan...

Map locating the proposed path of the Keystone pipeline.

Obama rejects Keystone pipeline, citing no meaningful boost to economy

November 9, 2015

By Sean Cockerham McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday rejected the Keystone XL pipeline, moving to bolster his environmental legacy after reviewing for...

New proposal by Obama calls for scaling back of standardized-testing prep

October 26, 2015

By Richard A. Serrano Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS) WASHINGTON — The Obama administration executed a significant about-face in its education policy Saturday, calling for a cap on the amount of time...

Figure it Out, Mr. President

Figure it Out, Mr. President

Joe Lose February 6, 2015

The savages of ISIS continue to bring their brand of radical Muslim terror across the middle east.  These pathetic excuses for humans are beheading, shooting, burning, and burying people alive, all in...

More Like “NObamacare.” None For Me, Thanks!

Joe Lose, Writer March 27, 2014

With only four days left until the individual mandate deadline for Obamacare...  Oh, I'm sorry, Nancy Pelosi.  We're not supposed to say "Obamacare" anymore, are we?  But we'll get to that later.  The...

China Protests As Obama Meets With Dalai Lama

China Protests As Obama Meets With Dalai Lama

February 22, 2014

By Anita Kumar McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama welcomed Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to the White House on Friday even as China warned that the...

Ask Angela : The Truth About Hockey, Music, Obama, and Girls

Ask Angela : The Truth About Hockey, Music, Obama, and Girls

Ask Angela February 13, 2014

Dear Captain Quantrill, Yes, I see you are full of burning questions. First of all I don’t actually follow The Olympics, or even hockey for that matter, but seeing that the U.S., Russia, Finland,...

Marijuana

Advocates On Each Side Of Pot Debate Pressure Obama To Take Stand

February 6, 2014

By Rob Hotakainen McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — With more than half of all federal prisoners serving time on drug charges, the Obama administration says it’s time to free...

Chemical Weapons in Syria

Chemical Weapons in Syria

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor/ Cartoonist April 26, 2013

The Tax-Payer's Money

The Tax-Payer’s Money

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor, Cartoonist April 4, 2013

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