President Barack Obama Archives

Statement from President Barack Obama on the 2018 midterm elections

November 8, 2018

I congratulate everybody who showed up and participated in our democracy yesterday. Obviously, the Democrats’ success in flipping the House of Representatives, several governorships, and state legislatures will get the most attention. But even more important than what we won is how we won: by competing in places we haven’t been competitive in a long… [Read More]

Former President Barack Obama speaks at North Division High School

November 1, 2018

On Friday, October 26, 2018, former President Barack Obama came to Milwaukee, WI to help Democratic candidates drum up votes for the upcoming election on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Obama, along with the Democratic candidates, spoke to a crowd of 4,000 at North Division High School, located in the 53206 zip code in which Lt…. [Read More]

Obama’s budget puts Medicare and Social Security on the chopping block

April 15, 2013

By Yvette Carnell You had to know it was coming. Just last month White House aide Gene Sperling said on CNN’s “State of the Union” that Obama was “reaching out to Democrats who understand we have to make serious progress on long-term entitlement reform and Republicans who realize that if we had that type of… [Read More]

The State of Equality and Justice in America

April 14, 2013

No one can change the change By: Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. The state of equality and justice in America is shameful– especially since the election of President Barack Obama. Unlike many of my friends who think America is going to hell in a hand basket, and have given up thinking things will get better… [Read More]

Obama is the best man for the job

September 20, 2012

It has to be overwhelming being the first Black president of the United States. Just consider the kinds of conversations that we continue to listen to or participate in at church, in barbershops and beauty parlors or at our own kitchen tables. As the Democrats met recently for their national convention and formally nominated Barack… [Read More]

President Obama vs. Mitt Romney – tax avoidance or tax planning

September 20, 2012

Are you at the table or on the menu? While it is certainly not illegal or even wrong for the Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife to use sophisticated estate planning techniques to minimize taxes to retain and amass tremendous wealth, it is an indication of his perspective. It has been broadly reported… [Read More]