Stories tagged with Barack Obama

Obama classmate nominated for Bahamas ambassadorship

By Laurie Bennett   |   February 11, 2014 at 11:58am   |   0 Comments

Cassandra Butts, a law school pal of President Obama, is in line for a plum assignment.

Mandela is still the world’s diplomat

By Muckety   |   December 10, 2013 at 6:58am   |   0 Comments

Once again, Nelson Mandela proved his power to bring people together.

AIPAC and Obama

By Laurie Bennett   |   December 11, 2012 at 8:39am   |   2 Comments

As our Muckety map demonstrates, the connections between AIPAC and the Obama White House are clear and direct.

How Obama’s re-election foretells the apocalypse

By Laurie Bennett   |   November 8, 2012 at 8:36am   |   0 Comments

Barack Obama, according to some devoted readers of the Book of Revelation, is an omen.

Obama on guns: a big disappointment

By Laurie Bennett   |   July 23, 2012 at 11:40am   |   0 Comments

President Obama reconnected with environmentalists when he failed to approve the Keystone Pipeline. He solidified his support among gays by speaking out for same-sex marriage.

Obama and Roberts

By Laurie Bennett   |   June 29, 2012 at 8:28am   |   1 Comments

As Ruth Bader Ginsburg said at a conference earlier this month, “Those who know don’t talk. And those who talk don’t know.”

The desserts of Obama’s 2011 tech dinner

By Laurie Bennett   |   June 25, 2012 at 7:30am   |   0 Comments

Have tech leaders returned the love?

Many links between government and private equity

By Laurie Bennett   |   May 26, 2012 at 11:16am   |   0 Comments

Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will no doubt argue for the next six months about whether executive experience at Bain Capital makes someone a job creator.

Obama connection to Sidley Austin still strong

By Laurie Bennett   |   May 20, 2012 at 9:06am   |   1 Comments

To those outside legal circles, Sidley Austin is probably best known as the Chicago law firm where Barack Obama and Michelle Obama met.

Hollywood helps Obama raise $15M

By Laurie Bennett   |   May 11, 2012 at 9:03am   |   0 Comments

President Obama raked in $15 million Thursday with a fundraising dinner at the Los Angeles home of actor George Clooney.

Vaporub and IBM profits wend way to Obama campaign

By Laurie Bennett   |   October 1, 2011 at 7:02am   |   0 Comments

When Bill Stetson and Jane Watson married, the founding families of two major American corporations also merged.

Democrats’ campaign fund drive begins in Harlem

By Laurie Bennett   |   March 30, 2011 at 8:01am   |   0 Comments

President Obama kicked of the 2012 fundraising season last night with a $30,800-a-plate dinner.

New possibilities open for Rahm Emanuel

By Laurie Bennett   |   September 8, 2010 at 8:31am   |   0 Comments

Will he or won’t he?

Democrats resist calls for Reid to step down

By Ric Bohy   |   January 11, 2010 at 1:16pm   |   0 Comments

Democrats and Republicans are taking time off from the crucial work of dragging the country out of several quagmires to parse racially insensitive remarks made by leaders of both parties and work it to their own political advantage.

The other Knowles tops Muckety traffic count for 2009

By Muckety   |   January 1, 2010 at 9:35am   |   0 Comments

Clearly, one’s Muckety can’t be gauged by traffic on Muckety web site. (Not yet, anyway.)

Conservative litigator Sharon Browne nominated to Legal Services Corporation

By Carol Eisenberg   |   December 26, 2009 at 8:19am   |   0 Comments

President Obama has nominated a conservative Republican lawyer who has made her name challenging affirmative action policies to the board of the Legal Services Corporation.

Melody Barnes breaks through the grass ceiling

By A. James Memmott   |   October 28, 2009 at 8:56am   |   1 Comments

A barrier was broken in golf; can basketball be far behind?

Nobel surprises everyone - including Obama

By Laurie Bennett   |   October 9, 2009 at 12:21pm   |   1 Comments

Not since Woodrow Wilson has a sitting American president been awarded the Nobel peace prize.

For sale: turn-of-century home in safe Chicago neighborhood

By A. James Memmott   |   September 17, 2009 at 10:52am   |   0 Comments

A new “for sale” listing in Chicago is getting national attention.

Joe Wilson’s in the doghouse

By A. James Memmott   |   September 10, 2009 at 11:53am   |   4 Comments

Just two words have vaulted Addison G. “Joe” Wilson, a relatively obscure Republican member of Congress from South Carolina, into national prominence.

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