Tag Archives: Illinois

31Oct/16

‘Thriller’ at the White House

The Obama’s dance to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” as they celebrate Halloween with children at the White House.
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06Feb/16
Emotional Barack Obama wipes away tears

Obama owns stock in gun companies

U.S. President Barack Obama with a meager $30 stake is among the millions of Americans who own stock in gun companies, often without knowing it, as mutual funds increase gun holdings to record levels. Diane Hodges reports.
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13Jan/16

Obama touts legacy in last State of the Union

In a wide-ranging speech, U.S. President Barack Obama sets a hopeful tone for 2016 as he touts progress made in two terms.

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06Jan/16
Emotional Barack Obama wipes away tears

Obama, wiping tears, makes new push to tighten gun rules

An emotional President Barack Obama uses his executive power to impose new restrictions on gun purchases, saying the second amendment right to own guns must be balanced with the rights of citizens to worship, go to movie theaters and attend school in safety.
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13Oct/15

Kanye West for president? Obama has some words of advice

President Barack Obama pokes a little fun at rapper Kanye West for saying he plans to run for the White House and offers some tongue-in-cheek advice on how to achieve a successful political career.
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20Sep/15

China’s Obama look-alike embarks on movie career

China’s Barack Obama look-alike is set to hit the silver screen as a low-ranking gangster.

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11Sep/15

Obama observes September 11th with moment of silence

U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama join White House staff on the south lawn to mark the 14th anniversay of the September 11th attacks.

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26Jul/15

Hundreds mourn for woman found dead in Texas jail cell

Hundreds of family and friends gather in Illinois for the funeral of Sandra Bland who was found dead in a Texas jail cell.

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04Jul/15

Obama: “Have a safe and happy Fourth of July”

(NVO) – U.S. President Barack Obama wished Americans a “happy and safe Fourth of July” on Saturday (July 4) during his weekly address.
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24Jun/15

Obama heckled at LGBT event at the White House

President Barack Obama was heckled while giving a speech at the White House in observance of LGBT Pride Month.

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