Democratic Rep. Scott Peters (Calif.) said his party has been left “in bad shape” after eight years of relying too much on Barack Obama’s charisma to carry it through.
The subject line of the email read, “My four rules.” It was from Barack Obama, regarding this week’s inaugural summit of the Obama Foundation in Chicago. Not having been lectured to by Obama in, oh, about a week, I opened the link.
“In true dad fashion,” Obama writes, “I came up with a set of rules” to guide the activities of the foundation, participants in its summit, and you, too. “I think they’re relevant to our everyday lives.” Maybe. They don’t seem to have been entirely relevant to Barack Obama’s presidential life, though. He observed only one of them.
Former President Barack Obama had to remind a raucous crowd in Newark, N.J. on Thursday that the 22nd Amendment prevents him from getting back into the White House.
Congressional Black Caucus chairman Rep. Cedric Richmond (D., La.) slammed fellow Democrats for doing a “pathetic job” of reaching out to minority voters in the wake of recent election losses.
President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that drug czar nominee Rep. Tom Marino (R.. Pa.) had withdrawn his name from consideration for the position.
Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy (Conn.) hailed Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl as an “American hero” when he returned to the U.S. as part of a controversial prisoner swap in 2014, but on Monday, Bergdahl pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy when he walked off his base in Afghanistan in 2009.
A former President Barack Obama-backed group that is focused on state elections with redistricting repercussions has pushed an additional $250,000 into Virginia’s gubernatorial race to back the Democratic candidate, records show.