Stories tagged: "Barack Obama"


Help wanted signs for servers and cooks at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort and Spa are displayed along route 40 at the entrance to the resort in Farmington, Pa., in September. People continue to look for work in the state.
Trump Keeps Coming to Pennsylvania to Campaign, But He Isn’t Bringing Any Jobs With Him

Unemployment rates and job losses continue to climb in PA suburban and rural counties as Trump campaigns for a second term.

Former President Barack Obama speaks at Citizens Bank Park as he campaigns for Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/ Matt Slocum)
Obama Urges Voters to ‘Build Back Better’ With Biden

"For eight years, Joe was the last one in the room when I faced a big decision. He made me a better president. And he has the experience and character to make us a better country," Barack Obama said.

Former President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign event for Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/ Matt Slocum)
Obama’s Biden Pitch in Philly Focuses on Strengthening Support Among Black Men

The former president spoke with 14 Black men at a roundtable in Philadelphia.

President Obama delivers his 2020 DNC speech in support of Joe Biden.
READ: The Full Transcript of President Obama’s DNC 2020 Speech Last Night

President Obama delivered a powerful speech on the third night of the 2020 DNC. In it, he called out President Trump's handling of everything from police brutality to the pandemic, making the case for a Biden-Harris ticket.

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Former President Obama Addresses George Floyd’s Killing for First Time on Camera: How to Stream Live

The Wednesday address will be a part of the former president’s “My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Town Hall” series.

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Why Obama’s 2020 Commencement Speech Means So Much to High School Seniors

Obama’s office acknowledged that requests for him to speak played a role in his decision to address graduating seniors.

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WATCH: Barack Obama Endorses Joe Biden for President

"I believe Joe has all the qualities we need in a president right now," Obama said in a nearly 12- minute video.