Barack Obama

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Former President,
White House Executive Branch
Democrat

Barack Obama is an American politician and lawyer. He previously served as the 44th President of the U.S.

Our politician rating of Barack Obama shows what policies Barack supports and opposes including Barack's conservative and liberal leanings based on analysis of hundreds of articles scanned daily using the latest data science and artificial intelligence technologies.
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Student Debt Cancellation

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A federal court ordered the discharge of student loans under an Obama-era borrower defense rule for the first time on the same day that a vote to override President Trump's veto related to the same rule failed in the House.

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The Green New Deal

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In 2018, Maloney easily brushed back a challenge by Patel, a 36-year-old hotel executive and former Obama campaign staffer who has touted his support for the Green New Deal and Medicare for All. Progressive candidate Mondaire Jones, a favorite of the left, is leading in a three-way contest to succeed retiring longtime Democratic Rep. Nita Lowey in New York's 17th Congressional District, which includes parts of suburban Westchester and Rockland counties.

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Abortion

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In the next few weeks, we will learn, among other things, whether the court will abide by its precedents on abortion and whether it will do the Trump administration's dirty work in stripping protection from the "Dreamers," the more than 600,000 young undocumented people brought to this country as children who have been shielded from deportation by the Obama administration's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy.

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Social Security Privatization

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The 2011 push to amend the Constitution to require balanced budgets, which would've likely forced steep cuts to Social Security, led to Obama signing $1 trillion in spending reductions that summer.

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DACA

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The big topics to watch for are on LGBTQ rights and DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program started during the Obama administration.

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ICE

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: George Floyd protest updates: All 4 officers now facing charges But the display of force seen this week has been shocking, said Peter Vincent, who worked as a chief counsel for the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement during the Obama administration.

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Environmental Regulations

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It notes that "The bulk of the rollbacks identified by the Times have been carried out by the Environmental Protection Agency, which repealed and replaced the Obama-era emissions rules for power plants and vehicles; weakened protections for more than half the nation's wetlands; and withdrew the legal justification for restricting mercury emissions from power plants.

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Taxes

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Unlike Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, he hasn't endorsed imposing annual wealth taxes."Still, his proposals would undo major pieces of the 2017 tax law and raise taxes beyond what President Obama and 2016 nominee Hillary Clinton sought, generating $4 trillion over a decade.

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Government Regulation

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Senators urge FTC to investigate TikTok child privacy issues Flynn urged Russian diplomat to have 'reciprocal' response to Obama sanctions, new transcripts show MORE to propose legislation that would increase federal regulation of social media companies.

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Death Penalty

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Trump called for the death penalty for five wrongly convicted black men, and refused to apologize for it; he championed conspiracy theories about Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaSpeculation swirls about next Supreme Court vacancy

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Marijuana Legalization

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Ironically, the police were probably nowhere to be found when Biden's friends George W Bush and Barack Obama used marijuana.

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Government Interference

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FBI Director James Comey testifies before the United States House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform following his announcement on Tuesday that he would recommend not to prosecute former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for maintaining a private server on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, on Thursday, July 7, 2016 In this May 23, 2017, file photo, former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force Graham said the idea wasn't practical due to 'executive privilege' matters - after Trump fumed about a 'political crime' and called on the South Carolina Republican to use his office to go after Obama.

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Universal Basic Income

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Trump leads Biden by 3 points in Ohio, 6 points in Texas Universal basic income and the end of the republic MORE (D-Calif.) is calling on Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamSenate GOP to press for Biden, other ex-Obama officials to testify on Flynn Buttigieg PAC rolls out slate of endorsements

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Iran

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Internationally, Trump rejected Obama's ideas of cooperating with Iran, edging away from Saudi Arabia and Israel, and using treaties, cash, and economic ties to tame the Islamic Republic.

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Anti-Discrimination Laws

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Johnson and Barnhill "must be held accountable for their shameless dereliction of duty," said Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and a former head of the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division during President Barack Obama's administration.

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Universal Healthcare

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May 6-As the Supreme Court prepares to consider a Republican challenge to former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, leading Democrats said Wednesday that it is the wrong time to repeal health insurance coverage for 20 million Americans as the coronavirus pandemic spreads.

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Socialized Healthcare

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Likewise, there had been a few protesters at town hall meetings in 2009 who opposed Obamacare by likening it to fascism using the swastika (though an infamous poster of Barack Obama with a Hitler-like mustache was produced by supporters of Lyndon LaRouche, not the Tea Party movement.)

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United Nations

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Also expected to be released, according to the source: transcripts for interviews with Obama officials such as former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper; former Attorney General Loretta Lynch; former Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power; former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe; former National Security Adviser Susan Rice; former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates; former Obama adviser Benjamin Rhodes; and former Obama counselor and Hillary Clinton Campaign Manager John Podesta.

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LGBT Rights

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On May 6, 2012, Vice President Joe Biden declared on NBC's "Meet the Press" that he supported the legalization of same-sex marriage -- getting out ahead of his boss, Barack Obama, on one of the most volatile political issues of the day. ;Obama had taken office in 2009 as a self-described fierce advocate for gay rights, yet for much of his first term, he drew flak from activists who viewed him as too cautious and politically expedient.;They were frustrated he wouldn't endorse same-sex marriage -- Obama cagily said he was "evolving" on the issue.

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Illegal Immigration

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Apart from health concerns, the most frequent yellow flag raised about her is her leadership of the Obama administration's aggressive action to deport undocumented immigrants.

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