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Kwanzaa Greetings From The Man Himself, Pres. Obama

Thursday marked the first day of Kwanzaa, a celebration of African-American culture. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama sent out their best wishes to those participating in the upcoming family activities and community festivities. “Michelle and I extend our best wishes to all those celebrating Kwanzaa this holiday season. “(Thursday) marks the beginning of the week-long celebration of …

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Rod Blagojevich Will Have His Day In Court

If you thought you’d seen the last of Rod Blagojevich (and his hair) you were wrong. The former Illinois governor had been convicted in 2011 of a variety of corruption charges. The most controversial being his attempts to sell President Obama’s former senate seat. After having spent the last couple of years in jail, he will have a chance to …

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Shirley MacLaine, Billy Joel Party With Obama

Shirley MacLaine and Billy Joel were among a select group of artists celebrated by President Obama at the Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday night, and MacLaine, for one, said the award couldn’t come soon enough. “It’s about time,” she said. The prestigious award is given to the country’s best actors and musicians, and President Obama was on hand to toast …

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Bill Nye Urges Obama to Up Planetary Science Budget

Bill Nye is urging President Obama to make sure the Planetary Science Division of NASA receives as much funding as Americans spend on dog toys per year. His magic number is $1.5 billion. As of right now, the White House’s budget proposes $1.2 billion in funding for NASA’s Planetary Science Division, a figure that the Planetary Society says would “effectively …

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Obama’s Uncle Gets OK’d; Not All “Illegals” Get Deported.

President Obama’s uncle got the OK to stay in the U.S. Tuesday by an immigration judge in Boston. Onyango Obama ignored his deportation orders more than two decades ago but was given permanent resident status after he testified that he has lived in the U.S. for more than half a century. “He has earned his privilege to stay in the …

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Obamacare Delayed: 2015 Enrollment Will Now Start After 2014 Elections

After a slow start to the enrollment of Obamacare, the Obama administration is set to delay enrollment for 2015 by one month from October 15 to November 15. This means that while the 2015 enrollment period had been set to begin Oct. 15, 2014 and end Dec. 7, it will now begin Nov. 15, 2014, and end Jan. 15, 2015. …

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Kanye West Slams President Obama

Its definitely evident that rapper Kanye West feels some kind of way about President Barack Obama. The rapper claims he will ‘say no more’ about the president. Most fans are quite familiar with the “Yeezus” rapper’s infamous temper tantrums, impulsive actions and flagrant choice of words in certain situations. While he said he wouldn’t say anything else about the president, …

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Obamacare Starting To Look Like A Failure

Obamacare is starting to look like a big failure thanks to his own administration glitches and overblown promises.  The latest embarrassment  to the Obama administration came on Friday when 39 house Democrats sided with the Republicans to vote for a proposed fix to canceled insurance policies under Obamacare. The ‘fix‘ is seen by many analysts as a temporary solution to …

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Obama Nominates Dr. Vivek Murthy as the Next U.S. Surgeon General

On Thursday night, the White House announced President Obama’s nomination for the next U.S. Surgeon General. The ideal nominee, Dr. Vivek Hallegere Murthy, is the co-founder and president of Doctors for America, a group that has been supporting and promoting Obama’s health care law. According to Reuters, the organization’s website states how “Doctors for America is a group of 15,000 physicians …

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Obama Apologizes To Americans Losing Their Health Insurance

President Obama on Thursday apologized to all Americans who are now receiving cancellation notices from their health insurers. His apology comes after his assurances that no one would have to give up a health plan they like. President Obama told NBC news that he failed to do enough to ensure that the law did not force the termination of insurance …

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Idris Elba to Attend White House Screening for “Mandela”

Famed actor Idris Elba has definitely had a lot on his plate lately. With two films in post-production, one currently filming, and another two in pre-production, it’s safe to say he’s a busy man. However, there’s yet another film in particular that has caught a vast amount of media attention – “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.” Elba stars in the …

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Janet Yellen Nominated to Lead Federal Reserve

As expected, President Obama announced Wednesday that he would be nominating Fed vice chairwoman Janet Yellen to lead the Federal Reserve. She would replace retiring chairman Ben Bernanke. “For nearly 8 years, Ben has led the Fed through some of the most daunting economic challenges of our lifetime…Against the volatility of global markets, he’s been a voice of wisdom, and …

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