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WASHINGTON — After much silence, the Obama administration is speaking out on the Weinergate scandal. White House press secretary Jay Carney said President Obama believes Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) was wrong to send a lewd photo over Twitter and then lie about it, but the continuing scandal surrounding it has become a distraction from important […]

TALLAHASSEE — President Barack Obama has problems in Florida that he didn’t have when he won the prized state in 2008. The state’s economy is worse than elsewhere. Foreclosures are high. Property values are low. As president, Obama could be blamed. Voters’ shifting attitudes show the degree to which the atmosphere has changed since his […]

A top White House economic adviser for President Obama has left his position amid rumors of frustration of the president’s decision to focus on the budget and bypass another stimulus. Austin Goolsbee, who is one of the president’s longest serving advisers, has left his position as Chairman of The Council of Economic Advisers. “There’s no […]

WASHINGTON — President Obama announced yesterday that June will be African-American Music Appreciation Month . Read the full proclamation from the President below:   The…

Security has been beefed up around the Kenyan home of President Obama’s grandmother Sarah Obama after an Al Qaeda group sent threats against her following the death of Osama bin Laden, who, according to his confiscated dairies, plotted on ways to kill the president. According to ABC News, the threat allegedly came from Al Shabaab, a […]

Real Housewives star Nene Leakes is well known for her tendency to “check” people, which is probably the reason she’s why well known. Nonetheless, we caught up with Nene while she was in town with the stageplay Loving Him Is Killing Me, which she co-stars in with Tyson Beckford, Kenny Lattimore and Angie Stone.  Nene […]

(Metro Networks)  Hundreds gathered in front of the White House, chanting USA-USA in celebration of the news that Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is dead. President Obama’s announcement just after 11:30 last night, led to a jubilant crowd spontaneously coming together at Lafayette Park across from 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, and they were joined by a […]

Donald Trump appeared on the Today Show this morning to talk to Meredith Vieira, and continued to express his doubt of Obama’s nationality, blasting the President on his foreign affairs policy and affiliating himself “with the tea party.” WATCH THE INTERVIEW BELOW RELATED: Trump Banks On “Birtherism” For 2012 Race Whoopi Goldberg Slams Trump For […]

Harlem, New York– President Obama held a fundraiser last night at a recently opened Harlem neighborhood restaurant, Red Rooster;  raising 1.5 million for the Democratic National Committee, and drawing crowds of many neighborhood supporters who hoped to catch a glimpse of the first African-American President. Among the 50 attendees of the $30,800-a-plate fundraiser, Charles Rangel […]

The leader of the free world and the basketball’s world champions paid a special visit to children volunteers at the Boys and Girls Club at THEARC yesterday. President Obama, Coach Phil Jackson, Kobe Bryant and the rest of the Los Angeles Lakers, who were also in town to play against the Washington Wizards, took part in a […]

On Saturday, the First Family made a trip to Howard University’s Burr Gymnasium to watch Howard’s men’s basketball team play against Oregon State, where Michelle Obama’s brother Craig Robinson is the head coach. President Obama, fresh off from getting 12 stitches after getting an elbow from his own basketball game, was very much the very enthused basketball fan […]

President Obama showed up to Bowie State University in Maryland to speak at a re-election rally for the state’s Democratic governor Martin O’Mally. Although he spoke at Bowie State as a candiate Obama presence was the first time a sitting president ever spoke at the Maryland HBCU. The president, the governor and Maryland’s Democratic congressional […]