Tag: Barack Obama

Biden hosts record-breaking NYC fundraiser with Obama and Clinton

Biden hosts record-breaking NYC fundraiser with Obama and Clinton

President Joe Biden hosted a star-studded fundraiser in New York City alongside former presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton on Thursday evening. Biden’s team reports that they raised a record-breaking $26 million. Comedian Mindy Kaling hosted the event at Radio City Music Hall; Lizzo performed her hit song “About Damn Time,” and other performances by […]

Barack Obama wins Emmy for Narrating National Park Series

Barack Obama wins Emmy for Narrating National Park Series

To go with his two Grammys, Barack Obama former president of the US won an Emmy Award. Obama received an Emmy award for best narrator for his work on the Netflix documentary series “Our Great National Parks.”
Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company, “Higher Ground,” is behind the five-part series, which features national parks from around the world.

Obama Visits Biden to Strengthen Affordable Care Act Plans

Obama Visits Biden to Strengthen Affordable Care Act Plans

“The Affordable Care Act is stronger than it’s ever been,” said President Biden at the White House. “And today, we’re strengthening it even further.” Former President Barack Obama paid a visit to the White House to support Biden on strengthening the Affordable Care Act for families across the United States. The change would come to effect as early as next year, affecting over 200,000 people who do not have enough finances to obtain their own health insurance.

Sarah Palin Runs for Congress in Alaska

Sarah Palin Runs for Congress in Alaska

Recently on Friday, Sarah Palin released a statement saying that she will run for office to replace Representative Don Young who died within the past month. Former Alaska governor and Republican nominee for vice president in 2008, Palin has huge shoes to fill in. Don Young made a huge impact in giving back to his Alaskan community by improving infrastructure and supporting education for marginalized communities.

Barack Obama Tests Positive for Covid-19

Barack Obama Tests Positive for Covid-19

Former President Barack Obama shared on Twitter last Sunday that he has contracted the virus, but he assured that he is feeling fine. “I just tested positive for COVID. I’ve had a scratchy throat for a couple of days, but am feeling fine otherwise. Michelle and I are grateful to be vaccinated and boosted, and she has tested negative,” Obama wrote on Twitter.

President Biden’s Cabinet and Political Appointees

President Biden’s Cabinet and Political Appointees

In addition to the many responsibilities a President has, they’re also required to choose their staff for independent agencies and the top tiers of the executive branch. In total, a President needs 4,000 political appointees with around 1,2000 that need approval from the senate.

Founder of the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater Miriam Colon dies at the Age of 80

Founder of the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater Miriam Colon dies at the Age of 80

 On Friday, March 3, 2017 Miriam Colon died at the age of 80 due to medical complications from a pulmonary infection. She was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico on August 20, 1936 but was raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She started her acting career in 1951 in Puerto Rico, she played Lolita in the […]

President Obama’s Hopeful Farewell Address

President Obama’s Hopeful Farewell Address

  Last night, President Barack Obama said goodbye to all of us during his farewell address but left us with a message of hope and change. After serving the American people for eight years, President Obama recounted a presidency that experienced a numerous amount of successes as well as setbacks. “It falls to each of […]

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