T/obama

  1. Trump’s Hand-to-Hand Combat Editorial, May 27

    An ex-president is blissful; the new one is truculent. Even our allies are avoiding Donald’s clutches....

  2. Trump and Obama Visited Europe. One Got a Warm Welcome. Foreign, May 25

    It was a coincidence of scheduling for the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, but the difference in the receptions of the former and current presidents was telling....

  3. Retirement Investors Aren’t Safe Yet Editorial, May 26

    A rule to protect clients from self-serving advisers moves forward but hurdles remain....

  4. Roger Boesche, Professor Who Stirred Obama’s Interest in Politics, Dies at 69 National, May 25

    Asked in 2010 to name his favorite college course, President Barack Obama replied, “I had a wonderful political science class. I still remember the name of the professor, Roger Boesche.”...

  5. How the G.O.P. Sabotaged Obamacare Op Ed, May 25

    Republicans like to say the Affordable Care Act has failed. But it is struggling largely because they have undermined it again and again....

  6. Obama’s Fiduciary Rule, After a Delay, Will Go Into Effect Business, May 23

    New protections requiring financial advisers to put customers’ interests first will take effect in June, even as regulators continue to review them....

  7. Abandoning Human Rights in U.S. Foreign Policy Letters, May 22

    A former assistant secretary of state under Barack Obama criticizes President Trump....

  8. President Trump Tries to Engage the Muslim World Editorial, May 19

    A president who has regularly disparaged Islam now needs help from Muslim countries to fight the Islamic State....

  9. Colbert Says Comey Firing Shows Trump’s Disregard for Appearances Culture, May 11

    The “Late Show” host said that a president more attuned to how things look would have handled the dismissal of James Comey, the F.B.I. director, differently....

  10. Obama Speaks in Milan, With Food as Text and Politics as Subtext Foreign, May 9

    In his first public foray abroad since leaving office, Mr. Obama linked climate and food issues and met with Matteo Renzi, the former Italian prime minister seeking a comeback....

  11. Obama Sees New Front in Climate Change Battle: Agriculture Dining, May 9

    In his first foreign speech since leaving office, the former president takes up a cause better associated with his wife....

  12. The Business Case for the Paris Climate Accord Op Ed, May 9

    Remaining in the treaty would spur new investment, strengthen American competitiveness, create jobs and ensure access to global markets....

  13. Obama Warned Trump About Hiring Flynn, Officials Say National, May 8

    Former President Barack Obama warned Donald J. Trump in their conversation in the Oval Office two days after the election....

  14. Obama Defends Affordable Care Act, but Leaves Trump Out of It National, May 7

    In remarks at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Mr. Obama made only a glancing reference to the recent vote to dismantle his signature legislation....

  15. Trump: Hazardous to Our Health Op Ed, May 6

    Our salesman in chief celebrates hawking a shoddy product....

  16. Will Bears Ears Be the Next Standing Rock? Op Ed, May 6

    President Trump’s plan to review and possibly reverse his predecessor’s protection of a wild swath of Utah threatens Indian sovereignty....

  17. Michelle Obama Tweets Phone Number of Former White House Staff Member National, May 5

    The tweet contained no text aside from the phone number, and it was quickly deleted, but not before many had taken notice....

  18. Former U.S. President Obama Endorses Macron in French Campaign None, May 4

    Former U.S. President Barack Obama endorsed centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron for France's presidential election on Sunday in a video message in which he praised Macron for appealing "to people's hopes and not their fears"....

  19. Obama Says His Presidential Library Will Be a ‘Hub for the Community’ National, May 3

    The former president and first lady came to Chicago to unveil plans for the Obama Presidential Center, saying it would be a different kind of presidential library....

  20. How Brandi Carlile Got Adele and Obama for a Benefit Album Culture, May 3

    “Cover Stories,” a record of new renditions of songs from Ms. Carlile’s 2007 release, “The Story,” also features Dolly Parton and Pearl Jam....

  21. Two Last Obama-Era Rules Worth Saving From the G.O.P. Opinion, May 3

    Republicans are readying a final attack on vital regulations, 13 of which they have already repealed.

  22. What Kal Penn, Actor and Obama White House Alumnus, Loves About Toronto Travel, May 3

    Now on “Designated Survivor,” the “Harold and Kumar” star is a fan of Croatia, Detroit and having actual conversations with people you disagree with.

  23. Trump Takes Aim at School Lunch Guidelines and a Girls’ Education Program U.S., May 1

    Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that school lunches would no longer have to meet some of the Obama administration’s dietary guidelines.

  24. Trump Abruptly Ends CBS Interview After Wiretap Question U.S., May 1

    The testy exchange was at odds with the image of competence and message discipline White House officials have labored to show over the past week.

  25. A Long, Long Look at Obama’s Life, Mostly Before the White House Books, May 1

    David J. Garrow’s door-stopper of a biography contains a cascade of details that, our critic says, “never connect to form an illuminating portrait.”

  26. Obama’s Wall Street Speech Opinion, May 1

    A reader defends Barack Obama’s speaking fee on Wall Street.

  27. The Cost of Barack Obama’s Speech Opinion, May 1

    In an era of purchased influence, why can’t former President Barack Obama set a higher standard?

  28. Push and Pull on Cuba Opinion, May 1

    Of the flurry of policy decisions the White House is grappling with, advancing normalization with Cuba is a no-brainer.

  29. Fact Check: Trump’s Account of His First 100 Days in Office U.S., April 30

    At a rally in Pennsylvania, President Trump repeated familiar falsehoods about the economy, jobs, fighter jets and the news media.

  30. Florida Deal Would Reverse Key Part of Obama’s Medicaid Expansion U.S., April 30

    The shift involves funding that the federal government provides to help hospitals defray the cost of caring for low-income people who are uninsured.