Barack Obama: John Lewis ‘Risked His Life’ So This Nation Could ‘Live Up To Its Promise’

POLITICS 07/18/2020 02:54 am ET By Mary Papenfuss   Rep. John Lewis battled tirelessly for civil rights inspired by a faith that humanity yearns to do what’s right, former President Barack Obama wrote in a moving tribute to his friend on Friday. “He loved this country so much that he risked

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Ben Jealous candidate for governor in Maryland

Barack Obama Endorses Ben Jealous as Governor of Maryland

By Erin Cox October 1 Former president Barack Obama on Monday endorsed Democrat Ben Jealous to be Maryland’s next governor. Jealous, a former NAACP president who would be the state’s first black chief executive, was among 260 people Obama named in his second wave of endorsements, which he released on

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Obama Denounces Trump’s Immigration Policy

Jacob Siegal, BGR News Nearly two weeks after addressing the United States from the White House for the last time, Obama has broken his silence. In a statement delivered via spokesperson Kevin Lewis, Obama has praised Americans who are “exercising their Constitutional right to assemble” in light of President Trump’s immigration ban. Here’s is

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