Barack Obama (@BarackObama )

Barack Obama



Bio Dad, husband, President, citizen.
Location Washington, DC
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Account created 05-03-2007 22:08:25
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iPhone : Bobby Kennedy was one of my heroes. He was someone who showed us the power of acting on our ideals, the idea that any of us can be one of the “million different centers of energy and daring” that ultimately combine to change the world for the better. twitter.com/RFKHumanRights…

iPhone : I’m confident that, together, they’ll strengthen this country we love by restoring opportunity, repairing our alliances and standing in the world, and upholding our fundamental commitment to justice, fairness, responsibility, and the rule of law. But first, they need our votes.

iPhone : Today I’m proud to endorse such a wide and impressive array of Democratic candidates – leaders as diverse, patriotic, and big-hearted as the America they’re running to represent:

iPhone : Mandela Day is about taking action to change the world for the better. In these young people, I see Madibas example of persistence and hope. They are poised to make this world more peaceful, more prosperous, and more just.

iPhone : This week, I’m traveling to Africa for the first time since I left office – a continent of wonderful diversity, thriving culture, and remarkable stories. As I prepare for this trip, I wanted to share a list of books that I’d recommend for summer reading: facebook.com/barackobama/po…

iPhone : “Low plastic stool, cheap but delicious noodles, cold Hanoi beer.” This is how I’ll remember Tony. He taught us about food — but more importantly, about its ability to bring us together. To make us a little less afraid of the unknown. We’ll miss him.

iPhone : This National Gun Violence Awareness Day, show your commitment to keeping our kids safe from gun violence. Then, for everyone we’ve lost, take action to change our leadership and our laws until they reflect that commitment - no matter how long it takes. twitter.com/ofa/status/100…

iPhone : We can never truly repay the debt we owe our fallen heroes. But we can remember them, honor their sacrifice, and affirm in our own lives those enduring ideals of justice, equality, and opportunity for which generations of Americans have given that last full measure of devotion.

iPhone : This Center is for the leaders of tomorrow who are ready to step up and build the world as it should be. Michelle and I are grateful to Chicagoans and the Chicago City Council for making it happen. chicagotribune.com/news/obamacent…

Twitter Web Client : There are few issues more important to the security of the US than the potential spread of nuclear weapons or the potential for even more destructive war in the Middle East. Today’s decision to put the JCPOA at risk is a serious mistake. My full statement: facebook.com/barackobama/po…

iPhone : These talented young people will create a better future not just in Africa, but around the world. I can’t wait to spend some time with The Obama Foundation Leaders and look forward to honoring the Mandela legacy in Johannesburg this summer. twitter.com/obamafoundatio…

iPhone : We just announced the inaugural class of #ObamaFellows. These 20 civic leaders have carried out inspiring work around the world. Now, they’ll come together to collaborate, exchange ideas, and inspire a wave of civic innovation. Meet the Fellows: obama.org/fellowship/201…

iPhone : This week—50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was killed—Barack Obama and @RepJohnLewis sat down with a group of young men for an MBK Alliance roundtable to talk about Dr. Kings legacy and the courage it takes to stand up for what you believe in: go.obama.org/mlk50

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iPhone : Michelle and I are so inspired by all the young people who made today’s marches happen. Keep at it. You’re leading us forward. Nothing can stand in the way of millions of voices calling for change.