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Chicago visit Monday to start Obama's re-entry into public eye - Chicago TribuneChicago visit Monday to start Obama's re-entry into public eye - Chicago Tribune
The 55-year-old Obama has kept a low profile in the three months following his departure from the White House. But he arrived in Chicago on Sunday for his first major visit to the city since he gave his farewell speech at McCormick Place. Monday's ...
 
What Washington's Farewell Address Tells Us About Trump's America (Reason Podcast) - Reason (blog)What Washington's Farewell Address Tells Us About Trump's America (Reason Podcast) - Reason (blog)
Obama unusually, not exclusively, quoted directly from Washington's Farewell Address. It was to make the point of national unity and to also I think his great threat, his warning to us and future generations was that democracy is not a given. It was ...
 
Former President Barack Obama delivers 1st post-presidency speech in Chicago - WABC-TVFormer President Barack Obama delivers 1st post-presidency speech in Chicago - WABC-TV
His first public engagement Monday came as President Donald Trump neared his 100-day mark in office. But Obama shied away from addressing specific policies or his own two terms as president. When it came to current events, like immigration, he stuck to ...
 
Stop waiting for Obama. Do it yourself! - Washington Post (blog)Stop waiting for Obama. Do it yourself! - Washington Post (blog)
It's been three months since Obama's farewell address and since he vacated the Oval Office. In that time we've seen him enjoy his post-White House life. He has the mien of an ex-boyfriend who seems happier and healthier after leaving you. Yet, while he ...
 
Sweet: Obama Foundation ramps up fundraising - Chicago Sun-TimesSweet: Obama Foundation ramps up fundraising - Chicago Sun-Times
Obama's first domestic post-presidential speech will be on May 7, when Caroline Kennedy, who played a pivotal role in his 2008 election and went on to become his ambassador to Japan, awards him the 2017 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage award.
 
Time to Cash In: President Obama to Fetch $400000 for Wall Street-Backed Speech - Paste MagazineTime to Cash In: President Obama to Fetch $400000 for Wall Street-Backed Speech - Paste Magazine
At the University of Chicago, the former president struck a note similar to his farewell address, in which he expressed an optimism for civic participation. It's doubtful that's what he would be talking about before a bunch of healthcare execs, but ...
 
Read the full transcript of President Obama's farewell speech - Los Angeles TimesRead the full transcript of President Obama's farewell speech - Los Angeles Times
In his own farewell address, George Washington wrote that self-government is the underpinning of our safety, prosperity, and liberty, but “from different causes and from different quarters much pains will be taken…to weaken in your minds the ...
 
Inside the Grassroots Movement to Groom a New Generation of Democratic Candidates - TIMEInside the Grassroots Movement to Groom a New Generation of Democratic Candidates - TIME
On his way out the door, Obama tried to address the problem. At his farewell speech in Chicago on Jan. 10, the former President made a plea to his young supporters. "If you're disappointed by your elected officials," he said, "grab a clipboard, get ...
 
The core contradiction of Barack Obama's post-presidency - VoxThe core contradiction of Barack Obama's post-presidency - Vox
Praising “citizenship” has been Obama's go-to move since Trump's election. His farewell address called “participation … each of us accepting the responsibility of citizenship” the foundation of the American republic, without which the Constitution ...
 
ICYMI: Watch President Obama's Farewell Address | WIRED - WIREDICYMI: Watch President Obama's Farewell Address | WIRED - WIRED
In just ten days, the country—and the world—will watch as president-elect Donald Trump is inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States. But tonight ...