Barack Obama

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
A 2014 protest outside the White House called on President Barack Obama to free the whistleblower Chelsea Manning. (Photo: Stephen Melkisethian/cc/flickr)
With just weeks left in his presidency, the call for U.S. President Barack Obama to grant clemency to U.S. military whistleblower Chelsea Manning continues to grow increasingly urgent. On Monday, over a dozen advocacy groups, including the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Lambda Legal, and the National Organization for Women (NOW) sent a...
Nika Knight, staff writer
In a long-awaited victory for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, the U.S. Army...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Watergate-era intelligence experts are urging President Barack Obama to allow...

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Calling out abject hypocrisy, drone opponents have picked up and run with Michelle Obama's sad-eyed contribution to the #BringBackOurGirls Twitter campaign in support of nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the jihadist Boko Haram, arguing, in the words of one revamped sign, "Your Husband Has Killed More Muslim Girls Than Boko Haram Ever Could." There was also a flood of goofy responses and furious redos of Ann Coulter's racist redo of Obama's original, thus underlining the hazards of a...