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Jan 5, 2016

President Obama Cries On Live TV Over Gun Violence Victims

“This is not a plot to take away everybody’s guns.”

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May 15, 2013

An Open Letter to President Obama [Lady Bits]

Mr. President, I thought you were one of the good guys. I thought you respected women, and knew that the power and freedom to make reproductive decisions should be protected and celebrated. That's why I'm so disappointed to see the backward, paternalistic stance you've taken on what is becoming known as "the Plan B debate."

Lots of People Had Sex During Hurricane Sandy [Candy Dish]

What is there to do when you’re stuck inside with no electricity or water or food? Obviously you kill all...

Mar 3, 2013

Why You Should Watch the Republican/Democratic National Conventions [Election 2012]

With the Republican National Convention in full swing and the Democratic National Convention beginning in just a few days, Romney and Obama are presented with one final opportunity to frame themselves as the best choice for America before we vote on November 6.

Aug 30, 2012

President Obama Turns 51, Here Are 21 Things You Didn’t Know Him

Barack Obama is our generation’s John F. Kennedy. He’s young, hip, filled with the prospect of change and the man can sing!

Aug 4, 2012

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May 14, 2012

Don’t Lie on Your Resume [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

The chief executive of Yahoo has resigned after it was discovered that he lied on his resume. In other resume news, a 22-year-old Minnesota man got a job after posting his resume on a billboard.

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Apr 29, 2012

Vote Jimmy Kimmel For President After The White House Correspondents’ Dinner

The White House Correspondents' Dinner is always a long-awaited event in April. It's a time where celebrities without any real necessity to politics (yeah, you Kardashian Klan) attend a fancy dinner and hobnob with the President and journalists.

Feb 20, 2012

Current Events Cheat Sheet: When Butt-Grabs and Beer Pong Become News

A man created the most expensive Starbucks drink ever. Obama’s 2013 budget plan means serious cuts for NASA. A man sued a bar for being allowed to continue to play beer pong way too long. News broke that Hitler, who was always assumed to be childless, may actually have had a son.

Jan 17, 2012

Obama Demands to See Betty White’s Birth Certificate [Video]

What do we really know about Betty White? Is she really as old as she claims? Or is this "90th Birthday Party" all a sham to get gifts? resident Obama (Or Barack as he likes to be known around here) is also pretty skeptical about the whole thing and he's asked her to do the responsible thing and release her birth certificate.

May 2, 2011

Current Events Cheat Sheet: Obama Is American and Osama is Dead

Osama bin Laden is dead. But I’m sure you already knew that. Navy SEALs descended on his compound in Pakistan yesterday, killing him and two others. Apparently, one of bin Laden’s wives was used as a shield during the gunfight. U.S. officials received a tip concerning his whereabouts all the way back in August and have been planning the mission since then.

Feb 15, 2010

Where’s All That “Change,” President Obama?

Our country has had the luck of having some great leaders, uh, lead us, presidential or otherwise. Today’s a day to commemorate, respect and analyze the past and future actions of our country’s leaders. So let’s all raise a glass and pour one out for the current big man on campus, Barack Obama.

Feb 15, 2010

Body Blog: It’s Obama’s Workout Plan!

If you somehow haven’t noticed by now, the Obama's are BUFF. With Michelle baring her toned arms in those sleeveless dresses we love so much and Barack going shirtless in Hawaii (yum), there’s no doubt we’ve got a fit couple leading our country. The Obama's get it done – and if they can do it, so can we!

Aug 14, 2009

Duke It Out: Obama’s Healthcare Plan

The week the White House launched a website called Reality Check, obviously aimed at the younger "internet set" to voice its side of the story on Obama's healthcare reform and answer some of the questions that have arisen. This is one of those issues that I've heard about all. over. the place. But the sad truth is, I haven't been listening much, and either have a lot of other people...

Apr 17, 2009

G.W.W.E.: Bo “Boink Me!” Burnham

This week, the release of photos of the Obama girls' new puppy, Bo (So. Effing. CUTE!), had all of America swooning. But there's another Bo who's pulling my heartstrings—of course I’m talking about the sublimely funny Bo Burnham, who’s heating up the internet with his musical comedy.

Mar 19, 2009

Let the March Madness Begin!

March Madness kicks off today with the first 16 teams competing to move ahead, and while one CollegeCandy writer isn't into the games, everyone else in the world is.

Feb 9, 2009

Stop Hating on The Stimulus Package. We Need It!

President Obama is slowly but surely losing support on his nearly $800 billion stimulus plan. Everyone is starting to hate!...

Jan 30, 2009

Fighting The Wage Gap: Thanks Lilly Ledbetter!

Although you probably do not know who Lilly Ledbetter is (I didn’t know until this past week), you should thank...

Jan 23, 2009

Weekly Wrap Up: History in the Making

This week was definitely one that will go down in history. I think it’s safe to say that President Obama...

Jan 22, 2009

Best Obama Headline Yet

Ok, so we are immature. But, come on; inaugural balls? Juggling? That’s funny! [Photo and Headline courtesy of CNN]...

Jan 21, 2009

Obama’s Glamorous Night vs. Mine

Last night’s Inaugural Ball was a star studded event, to say the least. With celebrity guests from P. Diddy (or...

Jan 20, 2009

The Inauguration Speech: What Did You Think?

Shortly after taking the oath of office at his inauguration today, Barack Obama delivered his highly anticipated inauguration address. In...

Jan 20, 2009

The Obama Term Drinking Game

There are only two things I didn’t do enough in 2008: read about Barack Obama, and drink. And, like any...

Jan 19, 2009

Party It Up for The New Presidente

Tomorrow is the big day! As millions flock to Washington for the inauguration, many of us prefer (or were forced)...

Jan 19, 2009

The End of an Error and Making MLK proud

Despite my pounding headache right now, I just had a moment of clarity that I want to share with you...

Jan 15, 2009

Endless Entertainment: Make Your Own Obamicon

With President Elect Obama’s inauguration only days away, the country is aflutter with excitement. The first black president! The change...

Jan 15, 2009

Candy Dish: The Obama Clan Moves to the Blair House

President Obama is getting closer (literally) to the White House! Amy Winehouse: circus act? Green technology is coming…if the government...

Jan 13, 2009

Candy Dish: Mariska Hargitay’s Lung Collapses

But she doesn’t let that keep her from working. You go girl! How to avoid the party foul. Who is...

Jan 5, 2009

Candy Dish: It’s (Girl Scout) Cookie Time!

Yeah, baby; Girl Scout Cookies are on sale! Is Artie Lange in rehab? Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O’Connell have baby...

Nov 28, 2008

G.W.W.E.: Barack “Oh Baby” Obama

(We’re back with another weekly installment of G.W.W.E [Guys We Want to Eff] and this week we are goin’ all...

Nov 5, 2008

Welcome to the White House, President Obama!

It is one hell of an evening. It does not matter which candidate you supported today, we should all be...