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# president-obama - Sunday 6 November, 2016

18 pretty solid reasons why we should just keep Barack Obama
# Four More Years
From The Daily Edge
# Four More Years

18 pretty solid reasons why we should just keep Barack Obama

Nov 6th 2016, 9:30 PM 17,058 Views 3 Comments

One more term? Pretty please?

# president-obama - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Obama drops the mic and roasts Trump at his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner
# Obama Out
# Obama Out

Obama drops the mic and roasts Trump at his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner

May 1st 2016, 7:51 AM 52,613 Views 51 Comments

The annual gag-fest for politicians and journalists was held last night.

# president-obama - Thursday 21 May, 2015

This toddler threw a fit in front of President Obama
# Terrible Twos
From The Daily Edge
# Terrible Twos

This toddler threw a fit in front of President Obama

May 21st 2015, 8:43 PM 8,508 Views 4 Comments

We’re sure she had her reasons.

# president-obama - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

President Obama got quite a few gifts from Ireland today
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

President Obama got quite a few gifts from Ireland today

Mar 17th 2015, 6:35 PM 25,459 Views 34 Comments

He was presented with some very special books today by Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

# president-obama - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Ireland to pay respects at King Abdullah condolence service
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Ireland to pay respects at King Abdullah condolence service

Jan 24th 2015, 4:10 PM 15,595 Views 94 Comments

Ambassador Tony Cotter is representing the Department of Foreign Affairs.

# president-obama - Monday 8 December, 2014

"I would still be in that black hole" - Guantanamo inmates taste freedom after a decade
# Long Walk To Freedom
# Long Walk To Freedom

"I would still be in that black hole" - Guantanamo inmates taste freedom after a decade

Dec 8th 2014, 9:54 PM 14,016 Views 20 Comments

Uruguay has agreed to take six former prisoners.

# president-obama - Monday 1 December, 2014

Aide resigns after telling Obama daughters to "dress like you deserve respect"
# Off Limits
# Off Limits

Aide resigns after telling Obama daughters to "dress like you deserve respect"

Dec 1st 2014, 10:20 PM 83,177 Views 113 Comments

Elizabeth Lauten was communications director to a Republican congressman

# president-obama - Friday 14 November, 2014

Secret Service assumed White House intruder would be stopped by bushes
# It Is A Good Shubbery
# It Is A Good Shubbery

Secret Service assumed White House intruder would be stopped by bushes

Nov 14th 2014, 8:01 AM 13,838 Views 35 Comments

Not the Presidential dynasty. Actual bushes.

# president-obama - Thursday 7 August, 2014

President Obama is considering air strikes in Iraq - reports
# Isis
# Isis

President Obama is considering air strikes in Iraq - reports

Aug 7th 2014, 11:03 PM 15,320 Views 144 Comments

One source said his decision was “imminent.”

# president-obama - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Thousands of people sing 'Lean On Me' while stuck in a tunnel
# Call On Me Brother
From The Daily Edge
# Call On Me Brother

Thousands of people sing 'Lean On Me' while stuck in a tunnel

May 27th 2014, 9:28 AM 5,851 Views 2 Comments

They’ll help you carry on.

# president-obama - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Invasion fears rise as Russia accuses Kiev of 'crimes against its own people'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Invasion fears rise as Russia accuses Kiev of 'crimes against its own people'

Apr 24th 2014, 12:37 PM 4,943 Views 96 Comments

Vladimir Putin has warned of “consequences” to the military action.

# president-obama - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

President Obama and 'Big Papi' had great craic at the Red Sox' White House reception
# Sox Nation
From The42
# Sox Nation

President Obama and 'Big Papi' had great craic at the Red Sox' White House reception

Apr 2nd 2014, 5:17 PM 4,759 Views 2 Comments

Baseball big-hitter David Ortiz grabbed POTUS in for a quick selfie.

# president-obama - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

US Medal of Honour recipient asks to re-enlist in the Army
# Afghan War
# Afghan War

US Medal of Honour recipient asks to re-enlist in the Army

Oct 16th 2013, 9:41 PM 16,576 Views 38 Comments

In a rare, if not unprecedented move, William D Swenson has asked US Army officials to allow him return to active service.

# president-obama - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Democrats plan to force Republicans into showdown on debt ceiling
# Debt Ceiling
# Debt Ceiling

Democrats plan to force Republicans into showdown on debt ceiling

Oct 8th 2013, 10:40 AM 4,294 Views 32 Comments

A high-risk plan by Democratic Senate leader Harry Reid is expected to be opposed by Republicans, but it is not known if they will take the step of filibustering it.

# president-obama - Friday 4 October, 2013

Woman shot at US Capitol "believed President Obama was communicating with her"
# Capitol Shooting
# Capitol Shooting

Woman shot at US Capitol "believed President Obama was communicating with her"

Oct 4th 2013, 9:04 PM 13,868 Views 112 Comments

Miriam Carey rammed a barrier at the White House before making for the US Capitol, where she was shot.

# president-obama - Thursday 4 April, 2013

President Obama to give back $20,000 of his salary
# Obama
# Obama

President Obama to give back $20,000 of his salary

Apr 4th 2013, 3:02 PM 11,645 Views 90 Comments

Five per cent of his salary will be given to Treasury to act in solidarity with federal workers by sharing in the budget cuts pain.

# president-obama - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Obama unveils sweeping proposals to help curb gun violence
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Obama unveils sweeping proposals to help curb gun violence

Jan 16th 2013, 9:50 PM 8,043 Views 90 Comments

President Obama demanded an assault weapons ban and universal background checks for gun buyers.

# president-obama - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

The White House responds to the Piers Morgan deportation petition
# First Amendment
# First Amendment

The White House responds to the Piers Morgan deportation petition

Jan 9th 2013, 8:20 PM 25,640 Views 53 Comments

“BREAKING NEWS: President Obama has officially decided I am NOT being deported.”

# president-obama - Friday 28 December, 2012

So Obama's a Led Zeppelin fan
# Stairway To White House
From The Daily Edge
# Stairway To White House

So Obama's a Led Zeppelin fan

Dec 28th 2012, 9:21 AM 7,931 Views 9 Comments

Also, check out Robert Plant crying at Stairway to Heaven.

# president-obama - Saturday 15 December, 2012

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Dec 15th 2012, 8:52 AM 10,029 Views 12 Comments

Good morning! Every day TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

# president-obama - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Nov 18th 2012, 10:30 AM 8,618 Views 3 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# president-obama - Friday 9 November, 2012

Obama campaign says it won Florida vote
# Florida
# Florida

Obama campaign says it won Florida vote

Nov 9th 2012, 10:12 AM 6,761 Views 3 Comments

Mitt Romney’s campaign team earlier conceded that the Republican presidential nominee lost Florida’s votes to President Barack Obama.

# president-obama - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Nov 4th 2012, 10:30 AM 9,865 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# president-obama - Friday 2 November, 2012

Pic: Barack Obama - Sassy President
# Sass Force One
From The Daily Edge
# Sass Force One

Pic: Barack Obama - Sassy President

Nov 2nd 2012, 9:56 AM 20,035 Views 25 Comments

Saucer of milk to the West Wing, please.

# president-obama - Saturday 20 October, 2012

US 2012: Romney ups criticism of Obama as finish line comes closer
# US 2012
# US 2012

US 2012: Romney ups criticism of Obama as finish line comes closer

Oct 20th 2012, 5:40 PM 3,827 Views 12 Comments

A new ad by Mitt Romney alleges that Barack Obama has not put forward a full policy platform for the next four years.

# president-obama - Friday 19 October, 2012

US 2012: Obama and Romney trade jokes at dinner
# US 2012
# US 2012

US 2012: Obama and Romney trade jokes at dinner

Oct 19th 2012, 8:47 AM 7,254 Views 35 Comments

The US presidential candidates scored big laughs at an annual fundraiser at New York’s Waldorf Astoria hotel last night.

# president-obama - Thursday 27 September, 2012

The YouTube Top 10: Because Ryle Nugent impressions are even better than the real thing
# Going Viral
From The42
# Going Viral

The YouTube Top 10: Because Ryle Nugent impressions are even better than the real thing

Sep 27th 2012, 12:30 PM 2,194 Views 2 Comments

Also featuring a hilarious parody mocking the NFL refs.

# president-obama - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Republican National Convention gets underway in Florida
# USA2012
# USA2012

Republican National Convention gets underway in Florida

Aug 28th 2012, 4:39 PM 3,112 Views 13 Comments

Mitt Romney will take to the stage at the Republican National Convention in Florida to receive the official presidential candidate nomination from his party.

# president-obama - Monday 27 August, 2012

Obama assassination plot uncovered in US murder case
# Obama
# Obama

Obama assassination plot uncovered in US murder case

Aug 27th 2012, 9:26 PM 19,083 Views 61 Comments

Prosecutors say that four soldiers had planned to overthrow the US government.

# president-obama - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Obama pays tribute to movie massacre victims
# Colorado
# Colorado

Obama pays tribute to movie massacre victims

Jul 21st 2012, 3:40 PM 4,142 Views 22 Comments

Meanwhile, police are still trying to work their way into the suspect’s booby-trapped apartment.

# president-obama - Friday 6 July, 2012

US election: Romney and Republicans 'raised over $100m last month'
# US 2012
# US 2012

US election: Romney and Republicans 'raised over $100m last month'

Jul 6th 2012, 2:16 PM 1,988 Views 12 Comments

Fundraising battle heats up between Romney and Obama…

# president-obama - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

One year on: Osama bin Laden's death
# Osama
# Osama

One year on: Osama bin Laden's death

May 1st 2012, 7:30 PM 5,478 Views 12 Comments

The architect of the 9/11 terrorist attacks was killed by US Navy SEALs in the early hours of 2 May 2011 – here, we take a look back at the events that unfolded in the wake of his death.

# president-obama - Saturday 24 March, 2012

'Pretend it's Obama' firing range comment being investigated by US Secret Service
# US 2012
# US 2012

'Pretend it's Obama' firing range comment being investigated by US Secret Service

Mar 24th 2012, 10:01 AM 4,965 Views 17 Comments

Woman made controversial remark at a Rick Santorum campaign event yesterday.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Mar 24th 2012, 8:56 AM 4,858 Views 5 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# president-obama - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Obama surprises student with sign language
# Obama Signs
From The Daily Edge
# Obama Signs

Obama surprises student with sign language

Mar 22nd 2012, 6:20 PM 6,848 Views 23 Comments

Obama shows he doesn’t just talk the talk, he can also sign the sign…

# president-obama - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Barack Obama knew about Jeremy Lin before you...
# Hard Ball
From The42
# Hard Ball

Barack Obama knew about Jeremy Lin before you...

Mar 1st 2012, 2:31 PM 357 Views 1 Comment

US president talked basketball with ESPN’s Bill Simmons.

# president-obama - Monday 23 January, 2012

Gabrielle Giffords steps down from Congress
# Gabrielle Giffords
# Gabrielle Giffords

Gabrielle Giffords steps down from Congress

Jan 23rd 2012, 3:34 PM 1,987 Views 3 Comments

The Congresswoman, who was injured during a shooting last year, released a video in which she thanked those who supported her.

# president-obama - Saturday 31 December, 2011

2011 a "time of great challenge and progress", says Obama
# USA
# USA

2011 a "time of great challenge and progress", says Obama

Dec 31st 2011, 3:14 PM 1,373 Views 5 Comments

The President of the United States made his New Year’s address today, telling Americans that the country can help create jobs and grow the economy by working together.

# president-obama - Monday 4 July, 2011

Fox News's hacked Twitter feed kills Obama
# Hacked Off
# Hacked Off

Fox News's hacked Twitter feed kills Obama

Jul 4th 2011, 9:53 AM 1,641 Views 6 Comments

A serious of tweets posted from the account of Fox News Politics claimed that the US president had been assassinated in Iowa.

# president-obama - Monday 23 May, 2011

LIVE: (Not) Cardinal Brady’s liveblog from Obama’s concert
# Obama Gig
From The Daily Edge
# Obama Gig

LIVE: (Not) Cardinal Brady’s liveblog from Obama’s concert

May 23rd 2011, 6:20 PM 2,979 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s resident columnist and spiritual leader gives us his blow-by-blow account of goings-on at College Green in honour of visiting US President Barack Obama.

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