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The Obamas’ Last Christmas Weekly Address From The White House (Video)

Merry Christmas everybody!…Celebrating the holidays in the White House over these past eight years has been a true privilege. We’ve been able to welcome over half a million guests, our outstanding pastry chefs have baked 200,000 holiday cookies, and Barack has treated the American people to countless dad jokes. Although a few got a Frosty reception…

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama celebrate their final holiday season at the White House. In the above video, the Obamas lay out some of the country’s achievements over their terms in the White House, include some reminders of how great America is and can be, as well as a call to remember those who serve and protect the U.S. even over the holidays. Join them in supporting America’s service members and families, now and year-round, at JoiningForces.gov.

Merry Christmas, Mr. President & Madam First Lady.

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Mr. Noah Goes To Washington: The Full President Obama Interview (Video)

Trevor Noah visits President Barack Obama at the White House for a special interview for The Daily Show. The two discuss Russia’s impact on the 2016 election, the state of the U.S. democracy, the incoming Trump administration, the future of Affordable Care, modern racism and more.

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The President Goes To Flint: Meet Eight-Year-Old Amariyanna Copeny  (Video)


Eight-year-old Amariyanna Copeny, American citizen, Flint, Michigan, resident called on her President… and he responded. He came to see her in Flint to do so. Check out the AWESOME video of their interaction and President Barack Obama addressing the crowd that gathered.

(Little Miss Flint is so precious.)

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President Barack Obama And Steph Curry Star In “The Mentorship” (Video)

When you really think of it, The Obamas are doing stuff that is really seen of First Families after they leave the White House. But as Martin Luther King, Jr. quipped, “The time is always right to do what is right.” And this promo spot – featuring President Barack Obama and NBA standout Steph Curry – for the My Brother’s Keeper mentoring initiative… it’s the right thing. Plus, it’s pretty dope.

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The Golden State Warriors Visit The White House And Get Roasted…By President Obama (Video)

Cool clip of the Golden State Warriors’ White House trip. Know who else is a trip? President Obama. He welcomed the NBA champs to the house, as is custom, and gave ’em a good ribbing. Steph will most def be working on his jump shot form thanks to The President’s wisecracks. Haaa!

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Kendrick Lamar: Pay It Forward (Vlog #2) [Video]

Kendrick Lamar with an entry for his video blog (vlog); this one called “Pay It Forward.” Dude gets keys to the city and respect from industry vets for doing what he does for a reason. It seems only right that he encourages spreading your knowledge, mentoring youth and the like. Such is covered in this clip. Bonus: We get to see a bit of his visit with President Barack Obama. Check it out.

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President Barack Obama And Jerry Seinfeld: Just A Couple Of Guys ‘Getting Coffee’ (Video)

Screenshot 2016-01-07 05.12.10This “Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee” episode is everything fam. By far, the biggest “get” ever on Jerry Seinfeld’s show: President Barack Obama. Still… the baby blue 1963 Corvette Stingray Split Window Coupe he showed up in… classic sickness! Too bad they aren’t actually ‘going’ anywhere to get coffee.

Seinfeld: Uh… we’re just gonna run out for a quick coffee. We’ll be right back.
White House Security Guard: I’m sorry, sir. That’s not possible.
Seinfeld: I do this little show “Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee.”
White House Security Guard: You’re a comedian with the President going nowhere. Back it up.
Seinfeld: Yes sir.

Watch. And peep, the President’s got jokes… and some pretty cool tech in his car.

WATCH HERE: COMEDIANS IN CARS GETTING COFFEE: BARACK OBAMA

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Inmates Watch And React To The VICE Special Report ‘Fixing The System’ (Video)

After finishing Fixing the System, our HBO special report about America’s broken criminal justice complex, VICE traveled back to El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in Oklahoma, to screen the documentary for inmates and staff. We then asked them about President Obama’s historic visit to the prison and their thoughts on the documentary. Watch their reactions above.
– VICE

PREVIOUS: FIXING THE SYSTEM (FULL EPISODE)

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VICE Special Report: Fixing The System (Full Episode) [Video]

Just in case you missed it, we got that full episode of VICE on HBO’s Special Report featuring President Obama’s historic prison visit, meeting with federal inmates and his sit-down conversation on “Fixing The System.” But don’t just watch for the Prez. Informative and heartbreaking right from the start.

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The Moment President Obama First Meets Federal Inmates: Fixing the System (Trailer)

STOP and drop everything. Clear your Sunday night viewing schedule please!

Realize that President Obama doesn’t have to do this. The soon-to-be outgoing U.S. President meeting with prisoners who likely have no bearing on his political aspirations or the post-Presidency. Or does it? Watch Sunday (September 27, 2015) at 9 PM EST / 10 PM CST on HBO to see the full epic episode by VICE. In the trailer above, we see the moment that President Obama meets the inmates and sits down with them for an in-depth conversation.

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U.S. President Barack Obama Tries Some Alaskan Salmon With Bear Grylls… And Talks Climate Change (Video)

And now a word from our President: Come to combat climate change. Stay for the wild salmon… with Bear Grylls. Hilarious AND awesome at the same damn time! Watch President Barack Obama grub with Grylls in the great Alaskan wilderness. Be sure to check after the jump for more on the real reason the President was in America’s northernmost state.

(Wow. Hope that bear didn’t come back for that fish though. Or any other wild beast for that matter. Too far up for “Sasquatch”… maybe a Yeti or something.)

MORE: PRESIDENT OBAMA’S TRIP TO ALASKA

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President Obama Appears On ‘The Daily Show with Jon Stewart’ For The Last Time (Video)

President Barack Obama on The Daily Show Jon Stewart… one more time. He’s been there at the table a few times; but this will be the last, as Stewart is leaving Comedy Central’s late night slot in August. The talk touches on Stewart’s leaving but the time is not wasted: medical care for U.S. veterans, improving government’s service and efficiency, the role of government in general guest last night on The Daily Show for their final chat. That’s just in the clip above. Much more. To see the entire episode and interview, hit the link below.

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: FINAL APPEARANCE ON THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART

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Cornel West: President Obama Doesn’t Belong On Any Shirt With Martin Luther King And Malcolm X (Video)

Well damn. No let up from the man Dr. Cornel West. Outspoken plainly spoken critiques of the current U.S. President from him can be found all over the Internet (like here); so this slant is not new. But go ahead and dash any hope of a for-the-Black overture coming from the people’s PhD for President Barack Obama. Whew. Once again, Democracy Now gives the pundit a platform to speak it how he sees it.

Barack Obama commits war crimes — Somalia, Yemen. He commits war crimes in Pakistan, Afghanistan,” West said. “Martin Luther King Jr. tried to keep a spotlight on war crimes, to keep track of the innocents killed … There is a major clash. That is why I tell my young brothers and sisters when they walk around with their little sweater Martin, Malcolm and Barack Obama, I say, ‘Please. That’s like Coltrane and Sarah Vaughan and Pat Boone. They are a very different tradition.’ We love brother Pat, but he doesn’t belong on that shirt and Barack Obama doesn’t belong on that shirt. Let’s be clear.”

READ: PRESIDENT OBAMA (DEMOCRACY NOW)

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Comedy: President Barack Obama Gets ‘Between Two Ferns’ With Zach Galifianakis (Video)

“If I ran a third time, it’d be sort of like doing a third Hangover movie. It didn’t really work out very well, did it?”

President Barack Obama

Oh Snap! Yes, the real President Obama – not an impersonator – appeared on Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis. Usually it’s Zach making guests squirm and getting the overall upper hand; but not on the man Obama. The way this episode came off is nothing short of hilarious! The Prez even got in a plug for Healthcare.gov.

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President Obama Welcomes NBA Champion Miami Heat Back To The White House (Video)

“Welcome to the White House. Actually, for these guys, it’s welcome back to the White House.”
President Barack Obama

Very cool. If anyone knows how to celebrate even in the midst of hate, it’s our U.S. President. Oh, haters… Even you gotta celebrate these guys. The Miami Heat visited the White House for 2nd consecutive year. A two-time winner in his own right, watch President Obama’s full speech welcoming the champion basketballers back above.

UPDATE: MICHELLE OBAMA DUNKS ON THE MIAMI HEAT (VIDEO)

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Comedy: Snoop Dogg Endorses President Barack Obama (Video)

Snoop Dogg aka Snoop Lion threw his celebrity endorsement behind President Barack Obama in a recent press conference that was highlighted on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Needless to say any endorsement from Snoop Dogg is going to have a significant amount of hilarity to it. Hahahaaa!!!
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President Obama ‘Slow Jams The News’ On The Jimmy Fallon Show (Video)

President Barack Obama stopped by Jimmy Fallon’s show last night while they were taping at UNC last night. The Roots joined the commander-in-chief to a rousing applause from the fans in the audience. “APELL NOOOO!” “The Barack-Ness Monster”….and the President drops the mic like ‘Sexual Chocolate’….Hahahaaaa!

The Road We’ve Traveled (Film)

“This film gives an inside look at some of the tough calls President Obama made to get our country back on track. Featuring interviews from President Bill Clinton, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Elizabeth Warren, David Axelrod, Austan Goolsbee, and more. It’s a film everyone should see.” – Academy Award®-winning director Davis Guggenheim: “The Road We’ve Traveled”

President Barack Obama: 2012 State Of The Union Address (Video)

If you were out like me last night, you missed the President’s State Of The Union address. Judging from reading many people’s tweets on twitter the President did a good job & many of his talking points checked out. Here is last nights State Of The Union address in its entirety.

President Obama Sings Al Green’s ‘Let’s Stay Together’ Kicking Off His 2012 Re-Election Campaign (Video)

While at the famed Apollo Theater last night in Harlem, the Commander-In-Chief President Barack Obama took a brief moment out of speech to his supporters to sing the Al Green classic “Let’s Stay Together” to kick off his 2012 presidential campaign. Funny…

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