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5 Nov 2018
Democrat Barack Obama returned to Chicago on Sunday marking 10-years since he became President of the United States as he tried to whip up voter turnout in the last 48 hours of a campaign in which polls show dozens of U.S. congressional and gubernatorial races as too close to call.
25 Oct 2018
Two more suspicious packages, similar to those intercepted before reaching Barack Obama and other high-profile Democrats, were found addressed to California Congresswoman Maxine Waters, the FBI said on Wednesday.
24 Oct 2018
Multiple suspicious packages including two addressed to former first lady Hillary Clinton and former President Barack Obama, have been intercepted and are being investigated by the Secret Service and other authorities.
23 Sep 2018
Former U.S. President Barack Obama called on voters in Pennsylvania to "restore some sanity to our politics" ahead of November's midterm elections.
14 Sep 2018
Former U.S. President Barack Obama rallied supporters for Democratic governor candidate Richard Cordray in Ohio on Thursday (September 13), as he returned to the campaign trail calling for bipartisan support for Democrats saying, "I don't know when we began to celebrate bullies instead of looking out for people?."
8 Sep 2018
Former President Barack Obama speaks about voter participation and President Donald Trump at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
3 Aug 2018
The Trump administration is aiming to ease rules put in place by President Barack Obama on U.S. auto emissions.
6 Jul 2018
Barack Obama meets Spain and Colombia leaders in Madrid.
29 Jun 2018
James Clapper was the head of US intelligence under Barack Obama. He recently published his memoirs, entitled "Facts and Fears: Hard Truths from a Life in Intelligence".
19 Jun 2018
Michael McFaul served as US ambassador to Russia under Barack Obama from 2012 to 2014. In an interview with FRANCE 24, he discussed the divisions within the Trump administration on Russia policy.
22 Apr 2018
The hearse carrying the body of former First Lady Barbara Bush arrived at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum in College Station, Texas on Saturday afternoon (April 21). Cadets lined part the motorcade route as the hearse approached the museum. Earlier in the day, Bush was remembered for her dignity and wit at a funeral service attended by four former U.S. presidents, including Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, as well as former leaders of Canada and Britain.
22 Mar 2018
Barack Obama is welcomed to New Zealand with a traditional Maori ceremony alongside the country's leader Jacinda Ardern.

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