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Deal: City to require affordable housing near Obama library

CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago will require new developments near the planned Obama Presidential Center to include affordable housing and provide other neighborhood protections under an agreement reached between Mayor Lori Lightfoot and activists. The [...]

Balarama Holness Wants to Be the ‘Canadian Obama’

MONTREAL — For Balarama Holness, the defining moment of his life happened four years before he was born. It was at a Bob Marley concert in Montreal, when the eyes of his Québécois mother and his Jamaican father interlocked as the [...]

Marco Rubio zeroes in on Russia — not Obama

*/ ]]> Donald Trump’s allies on Capitol Hill are pushing aggressive new investigations targeting the president’s political opponents. Marco Rubio isn’t joining the fray. As Rubio assumes the acting chairmanship of the Senate [...]

Trey Gowdy mocks Susan Rice over declassified email: ‘Dear diary, Obama is perfect’

The former Republican head of the Benghazi-probe committee ridiculed Susan Rice on another matter Wednesday — her email to herself as she was leaving the White House on the day of President Trump’s inauguration. In an appearance on Fox [...]

Lindsey Graham: Senate Judiciary Committee to vote on subpoenas for Obama officials

The Senate Judiciary Committee is seeking the power to subpoena top Obama administration officials in its investigation of the origin of the Russia-collusion probe against President Trump. Sen. Lindsey Graham, South Carolina Republican and [...]

Trump rips Obama as ‘grossly incompetent’

President Trump fired back at his predecessor on Sunday, calling former President Barack Obama “grossly incompetent.” Returning to the White House from a weekend at Camp David, the president was asked by reporters about Mr. Obama’s criticism [...]

Obama jabs U.S. response to coronavirus in commencement address

Former President Barack Obama. | Hannes Magerstaedt/Getty Images */ ]]> Former President Barack Obama on Saturday criticized the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic during a commencement address to college graduates, saying [...]

Obama: Many leaders ‘aren’t even pretending to be in charge’ amid coronavirus pandemic

Former President Barack Obama on Saturday said the coronavirus pandemic has revealed some leaders to be empty suits and that a lot of the people in positions of power aren’t even pretending to be in charge anymore. “More than anything, [...]

Obama pardon of James Cartwright for lying to FBI mirrors Flynn case

Former President Barack Obama said he couldn’t think of a case where someone got off “scot-free” for lying to the FBI. He pardoned just such a man. Retired Marine Gen. James E. Cartwright pleaded guilty in late 2016 to lying to the agency [...]

Obama slams Trump coronavirus response as ‘absolute chaotic disaster’

Former President Barack Obama slammed the Trump administration’s coronavirus response as an “an absolute chaotic disaster.” Mr. Obama’s comments came Friday night while privately talking to ex-members of his administration. A tape of [...]