On the final day of his visit to Vietnam, President Barack Obama beatboxed at a town hall and requested a rap from Vietnam’s “Queen of Hip-Hop” in a moment that tied into the issue of free speech.
Larry Wilmore used Monday’s The Nightly Show to respond to Piers Morgan and comment on the expected backlash that comes after one calls the first black president “my nigga.”
President Obama will make his long-awaited visit to Flint, Michigan to discuss the community’s water crisis next week, following a request from 8-year-old activist Mari Copeny, a.k.a Little Miss Flint.
J.K. Rowling and President Barack Obama sat down for dinner, and, unlike her usual go-to, Rowling has stayed mercifully mum about the dinner.
Game of Thrones returns on April 24, and the only person guaranteed an advanced screener lives in the White House. Yes, President Obama is using his few remaining executive powers to watch frozen zombies, crazy fire witches and religious zealots on HBO’s much-anticipated drama—it probably reminds him of this election…
Today President Obama designated the Sewall-Belmont House—the historic Capitol Hill mansion where suffragette Alice Paul wrote the Equal Rights Amendment—a national monument.
Diapers are political. An obvious and absolute necessity for the first few years of a child’s life, diapers should be both accessible and affordable, but for poor families across America, they are neither. Now, the White House is looking to address the problem. Last week at SXSW, President Obama introduced a new White…
In case you did not get the memo from Lin-Manuel Miranda’s social media post, First Lady Michelle Obama’s tweets or the general excitement from the zillions of other Hamilton freaks, the White House is hosting the cast of Hamilton this evening.
The Republican National Committee has doubled down on its commitment to being a real headache by employing the conservative group America Rising Squared as a kind of attack squad. POTUS is almost out but let’s keep the contention going, shall we?
On Thursday, the same night as yet another Republican debate, where constipated Scrooge McDuck Donald Trump calmed down his screaming for a few minutes to explain how we got here, the Obamas hosted a lovely state dinner at the White House.
The GOP-controlled Senate has said loudly and repeatedly that they’re going to refuse to hold a hearing for any Supreme Court nominee President Obama might pick. In response, he wrote a blog post appealing to the Senate’s sense of fairness, law, and Constitutional responsibility. Hmm.
On Friday, President Obama announced a plan requiring companies with over 100 employees to annually report salary data by race, gender and ethnicity, the New York Times reports.
During a lunch in Detroit on Wednesday, President Obama told guests he refused a request to speak at his daughter Malia’s high school graduation because he’ll be too busy crying. “Malia’s school asked if I wanted to speak at commencement and I said no,” the president explained. “I’m going to be wearing dark glasses…
On Tuesday night, for the last time, President Obama will address the state of the union under his presidency. The anti-gay Family Research Council has made sure that Kim Davis will be in the audience, along with her lawyer, Mat Staver of the equally disturbed-by-gayness Liberty Council.
Just kidding, the President’s not coming for your guns, but he did announce a series of executive actions Tuesday morning to possibly make them slightly harder to purchase than a pack of Sudafed, paired with stricter background checks and expanded mental health funding. Cue the freakout!
In the midst of what he has called “our epidemic of gun violence,” President Obama is contemplating using executive action to enforce more stringent regulations on firearm purchases — a move necessary in order to eschew Congress. And unsurprisingly, 2016 G.O.P. presidential candidates are piping up to condemn this move
David Spade was not amused by the recent episode of Running Wild with Bear Grylls featuring Barack Obama, saying he “thought a president should have a little more dignity.” A clip from TMZ shows Spade being asked about a recent tweet in which he questioned the president’s appearance on the wilderness survival reality…
NPR published an interview Monday morning with President Obama, wherein Steve Inskeep delicately asked about the “anxieties” that some American voters have about him. That led to an interesting discussion about support for leading candidate Donald Trump, a bowl of chili overturned into a gas station toilet.
In his first weekly address since the San Bernardino massacre on Wednesday, President Obama called for the nation’s gun laws to be re-evaluated, focusing on a particular loophole concerning the government’s No Fly List. “It’s another tragic reminder that here in America it’s way too easy for dangerous people to get…