President Barack Obama

VIA POLITICS DAILY: The latest New York Times/CBS News poll paints a picture of a disaffected American public but President Obama, despite his lower approval ratings, fares better on its report card than the Republicans. Sixty-two percent believe the country is on the wrong track while 33 percent saying it is on the right track, […]

VIA REUTERS: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Alarmed that nearly a third of U.S. children are obese or overweight — and likely to stay that way all their lives — President Barack Obama launched an initiative on Tuesday to roll back the numbers and put his wife in charge of promoting it. Obama signed an executive order […]

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is set to announce a series of economic initiatives Monday aimed at helping struggling middle class families. The proposals include a doubling of the child care tax credit, caps onstudent loan payments, and aid for families taking care of elderly relatives. The plan would also offer retirement savings options for […]

Roland Martin, host of TV One’s Washington Watch, has released a new book that chronicles his experience reporting on President Barack Obama’s historic ascendancy to the highest office in the land. The First: President Barack Obama’s Road to the White House begins in December 2006 – when Obama had yet to announce his candidacy – […]

VIA THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Like at a lot of publications, Newsweek was forced to start its week over when the earthquake hit Haiti. Give the magazine credit for an artful recovery. The Washington Post Co.-owned publication has tapped President Barack Obama to pen a cover story on Haiti for the Jan. 25 issue hitting […]

VIA WJLA: President Barack Obama is joining the lineup for the Kennedy Center’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. The White House says Obama will speak during the first part of the show Monday. He’ll then join his family in the presidential box for his first King holiday as president. Singer India.Arie will perform, […]

CHICAGO – Ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich says he’s “blacker than Barack Obama” and tells Esquire magazine that he was a real person in a political arena dominated by phonies. Blagojevich, referring to the president as “this guy,” says Obama was elected based simply on hope. “What the (expletive)? Everything he’s saying’s on the teleprompter,” […]

VIA CNN: African-Americans are extremely supportive of President Obama, but their enthusiasm appears to have dramatically dropped from earlier this year, according to a new national poll. The CNN/Opinion Research Corp. survey, released Tuesday, also indicates that Obama’s presidency appears to have made blacks more optimistic about race relations, but less than one in five […]

Listen to Tom Joyner’s in-depth interview with President Barack Obama from today’s Tom Joyner Morning Show right here.

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WASHINGTON — The nation’s capital got in the holiday spirit Sunday night when music legends Neil Diamond and Mary J. Blige performed for President Barack Obama at the annual “Christmas in Washington” concert. RELATED: Oprah To Visit White House For Christmas TV Special The festivities, hosted by comedian George Lopez, took place at the National […]

President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their daughters, Malia and Sasha, sit for a family portrait in the Green Room of the White House, Sept. 1, 2009. (Official White House Photo) Photo by Annie Leibovitz/Released by White House Photo Office