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Barack Obama

All About Michelle Obama's Internship Program

Barack and Michelle Obama recently announced their 16-week internship program based in Washington D.C. Read More »

Ellen DeGeneres' Tribute to Obama Is All the Feels

Over the past eight years, MAKER Ellen DeGeneres has danced with and grown close to the Obama family. Read More »

Obama Leaves a Message to His Daughters and Next Generation At Final Press Conference

On Wednesday, at Obama's final press conference, reporter Christi Parsons from the Tribune's Washington bureau asked a personal question: how he and first lady Michelle Obama explained the election results to their daughters, Malia and Sasha. Read More »

From South Side to the White House: 23 Photos of Michelle and Barack Obama That Will Melt Your Heart

Starring Tika Sumpter as Michelle Robinson, and Parker Sawyers as Barack Obama, the 2016 movie "Southside with You" tells the story about the summer of 1989 when the future president, then 28 years old, and First Lady-to-be, 25, f Read More »

5 Things You Need to Know About the Obamas' Final State Dinner

Just days after an outpour of #ThanksMichelleObama tweets inspired by thank you n Read More »

New Law Requires Men's Public Bathrooms to Have Baby Changing Stations

On Friday, President Barack Obama signed the "Babies Act," which requires all public restrooms to be equipped with baby changing stations. Read More »

Michelle Obama Opens Up to ESSENCE About What Mattered Most About Her Time in the White House

"I think when it comes to black kids, it means something for them to have spent most of their life seeing the family in the White House look like them," MAKER Michelle Obama told Read More »

6 Best Barack Obama Quotes About Women

Happy Birthday, Mr. President! We're celebrating Barack Obama's 55th birthday by honoring his continued support for gender equality. Check out these six quotes that demonstrate and celebrate Obama's views on women's rights.  Read More »

President Barack Obama and MAKERS Pay Tribute to Pat Summitt

On Tuesday, many paid tribute to honor Pat Summitt, the legendary Vols head basketball coach from Knoxville, Tenn., who achieved eight national titles and 1,098 wins during her 38-year tenure. Read More »

Obama Endorses Hillary as Presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee; Gloria Steinem Follows Suit

In a recent video, Barack Obama congratulates Hillary Clinton on her presumptive Democratic presidential nomination. Read More »

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