Barack Obama News
President Obama Honors Teachers at the White House
The president held a ceremony for the 2016 National Teacher of the Year, along with statewide Teacher of the Year winners.
Obama Honors Connecticut Woman as Teacher of the Year
Obama honors as National Teacher of the Year a Connecticut woman who has demonstrated to students through her own life that they can overcome most any obstacle
Michigan Governor Hopes Obama Will Drink Flint Water During Visit
Governor Rick Snyder is calling on President Obama to drink the water in Flint, Michigan, during his visit Wednesday. “We are hopeful the president will drink the water in Flint, to help reinforce Gov. Snyder’s actions and the EPA’s message that filtered Flint water is safe to drink,” Snyder's
President Obama Thanks His 5th Grade Teacher on Teacher Appreciation Day
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Day, President Obama tweeted his thanks today to his fifth grade teacher, along with a photo of his fifth grade class. "To my 5th grade teacher Ms. Mabel Hefty and the educators who inspire our young people every single day: Thank you," Obama wrote. To my 5th grade
Michigan Governor to Discuss Flint Water Crisis With Obama
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will greet President Barack Obama at a Flint airport and talk to him about efforts to solve the city's drinking water mess
Obama 'Couldn't Be Prouder' of Harvard-Bound Daughter Malia
The White House has announced that Malia plans to attend Harvard University.
White House: Obama Not Offended by Comedian's Language
The White House says President Obama didn't take offense at comedian's use of a racial slur du
President Obama Says Donald Trump Is Not Equipped to Be President
President Obama says that Republican front-runner Donald Trump is not equipped to deal with the challenges of being president. “I think that he is not somebody who even within the Republican Party can be considered as equipped to deal with the problems of this office, but look, we live in a
President Obama on Daughter Leaving for College: 'I'm Going to Miss Her Terribly'
In his first public comments about his daughter Malia since it was announced Sunday that the high school senior plans to attend Harvard University, President Obama said today he "couldn't be prouder of her" but admitted that "it's tough" to see her fly the coup. "I'm going to miss her terribly,"