Michelle Obama, Sanders, Kasich to be featured on first night of Democratic convention: report

Former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaJill Biden says she plans to continue teaching if she becomes first lady Michelle Obama, Sanders, Kasich to be featured on first night of Democratic convention: report Democratic convention lineup to include Ocasio-Cortez, Clinton, Warren: reports MORE, former Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersTrump […]

‘Becoming’ Director Nadia Hallgren On Traveling The World With Michelle Obama For Emmy-Nominated Documentary

“She’s one of the most down-to-earth and warmest people that I’ve ever been around,” Hallgren says. “The first time that I met her—she knows that when people meet her for the first time that it’s a very nerve-racking experience—she worked to make me comfortable. She gave me a big warm hug when I walked in […]

Michelle Obama’s ‘Black Girl Magic’ playlist features Beyoncé

Obama’s podcast began on July 29, and has released two episodes since its inception. With only two episodes out, she is currently the No. 1 podcast host on Spotify, and now she’s created a playlist for her fans.

Trump plans to relax Obama rules for oil companies put in place after BP disaster

Offshore oil drilling was an “inherently hazardous activity”, Bromwich said, and he said most people would be shocked if they realised that some of the rules that had been put in place after years of study and multiple investigations into the BP spill would begin to be re-evaluated and weakened almost immediately after the start […]

North Korea suffers another Internet outage, hurls racial slur at Pres. Obama

“Obama always goes reckless in words and deeds like a monkey in a tropical forest,” a spokesman for North Korea’s National Defence Commission said in a statement published by the country’s official KCNA news agency. ”If the US persists in American-style arrogant, high-handed, and gangster-like arbitrary practices despite repeated warnings, the US should bear in mind that […]

Joe Concha slams WaPo reporter’s tweet on Trump, Obama executive orders: ‘Trump Derangement Syndrome’

As one example of media bias, Washington Post reporter Colby Itkowitz tweeted about President Trump’s Friday executive order asking the question, “can you imagine if Obama had broken up a congressional stalemate over funding by simply signing an executive order and saying it was so?”

Jill Biden says she plans to continue teaching if she becomes first lady

Jill Biden took a leave of absence from teaching to hit the campaign trail with her husband earlier this year, saying in January “He’s always supported my career. And this is a critical time for me to support him because, you know, I want change. I want a new president.”

Trump’s contempt for advice and consent

Making a mockery of this statutory mandate, President Trump fired Michael Atkinson, IG of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, who alerted Congress to a whistleblower complaint about Trump’s Ukraine call. He got rid of Christi Grimm, Acting IG of Health and Human Services, after she issued a report documenting shortages of supplies […]

Willie Brown: Kamala Harris should ‘politely decline’ any offer to be Biden’s running mate

“Given the department’s current disarray under William BarrBill BarrGOP lawmaker calls for Justice Dept. to probe international court Barr pulls over to thank pro-police rally in Virginia Trump: Yates either lying or grossly incompetent MORE, just showing up and being halfway sane will make the new AG a hero,” he wrote. “Best of all, being […]

The Senate Is America’s Most Structurally Racist Institution

The Senate was not designed to benefit white voters — almost all voters were white when the Constitution went into effect — but it has had that effect. The reason is simple: Residents of small states have proportionally more representation, and small states tend to have fewer minority voters. Therefore, the Senate gives more voting […]