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Obama Administration

Vox's coverage of the policies, politics, and partisan battles that defined the Obama administration.

The Supreme Court’s coming war with Joe Biden, explained

What Biden can learn from Obama’s immigration mistakes

Former President Obama: Attack on Capitol was a “violent crescendo” incited by Trump’s lies

Trump is the “wrong president for our country”: Read Michelle Obama’s full speech

The first episode of Michelle Obama’s podcast proves it’s fun to just hang out with the Obamas

Obama: The filibuster is a “Jim Crow relic”

Obama’s message to young people of color: “I want you to know that you matter”

Obama’s George Floyd statement calls for a “new normal” for black Americans

In Netflix’s Becoming, Michelle Obama tells her story and encourages us to do the same

Joe Biden’s immigration plan, explained

Every tech company should “work together and fix things,” says Microsoft President Brad Smith

Former Attorney General Eric Holder: “I will not run for president in 2020”

The best part of Michelle Obama’s new memoir is how much smack she talks about her husband

Michelle Obama says she’ll “never forgive” Trump for putting her family at risk

Michelle Obama’s Becoming is a master class in walking the First Lady Tightrope

Why Christian conservatives supported Trump — and why they might regret it

The 7 most important moments in Obama’s blistering critique of Trump and the GOP

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White threat in a browning America

How demographic change is fracturing our politics.

Americans were asked to name the best president of their lifetime, and Obama won

Obama finally speaks out on Trump’s family separation

Senate Republicans claim that Obama secretly helped Iran get around US sanctions

Trump White House quietly issues report vindicating Obama regulations

The Obama portraits are direct, vital, and above all, cool

The controversial Nunes memo is out. Here’s what we know.

Obama’s best of 2017 list is hip and wonky — and might be nodding at Trump

"A deranged animal": Trump’s newest lie about Obama is causing fury inside and outside the military

An expert on “don't ask, don't tell” makes the case against Trump's trans ban

People around the world don't like or trust Trump. Here's why that matters.

Republicans’ main argument for Obamacare repeal is a lie

Trump's Justice Department is trying to unravel the past 10 years of criminal justice reform

France just rejected the far right and elected Emmanuel Macron

"I think it was completely justified" — a former Obama Pentagon official on Trump's Syria attack

74% of Republicans think it's at least "somewhat likely" Trump Tower was wiretapped

Devin Nunes's botched effort to scuttle the Trump/Russia investigation, explained

Rep. Devin Nunes sure seems like the wrong person to lead the Trump-Russia probe

A former Pentagon adviser on why the military has become too powerful

John McCain has a 3-step strategy for talking about Donald Trump

The corruption cases that could take down Benjamin Netanyahu, explained

Watch Donald Trump attempt to blame Fox News for his wiretap lie

Britain's top spies say Trump's claims they helped wiretap him are "nonsense"