The Work

In his last missive as president of the United States, President Obama again thanked the American people, and left the “contact information” of his Obama Foundation, which he promised to be a “living, working center for citizenship.”

In his final day in the White House, President Barack Obama commutated sentences for 330 drug prisoners. The outgoing president has now issued 1,715 commutations.


Brittany N. Packnett recounts her first meeting with the President after the Ferguson uprising and why he earned her respect.

President Barack Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to outgoing Vice President Joe Biden during a surprise ceremony at the White House on Thursday.

President Barack Obama addresses the nation in a farewell speech. He declares, 'Yes, We Did.'

The President had every single Cabinet head—from Commerce to the UN—release a report outlining not only its progress in the last eight years, but what still needs to be done. You listening, Mr. President-Elect?

The Obama administration is set to impose sanctions on Russia to punish the country for meddling in the 2016 U.S. elections. President Obama pledged this month that there would be a response to Moscow’s interference.

President Barack Obama granted clemency to 231 individuals Monday, according to The White House.

The top three reasons the president has given on the election loss for his party includes electoral miscalculation, Russian meddling and media mistreatment.


Obama says the hacks brought attention to Hillary Clinton’s email scandal and issues within the Democratic National Committee.

President Barack Obama held a day of action at the White House on Friday.


In an open letter, Legend asks the president to grant “as many clemencies as possible” to those who are in federal prisons for non-violent drug offenses.