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Barack Obama @BarackObama Washington, DC

Dad, husband, President, citizen.

607,985 Following   115,206,421 Followers   15,767 Tweets

Joined Twitter 3/5/07


It's Census Day and we all have a crucial role to play. Filling out the 2020 Census determines what the next decade… https://t.co/e90Xk9eFk1
4/1
2020
We've seen all too terribly the consequences of those who denied warnings of a pandemic. We can't afford any more c… https://t.co/dUUGeOI8VK
3/31
2020
So many Americans right now are stepping up to help their communities. Zohaib Begg, a 7-year-old from VA, is one of… https://t.co/kgEAjd7yGX
3/30
2020
We are grateful for what he did for this country. He carried the baton longer and surer than almost anybody. It fal… https://t.co/a2LHsvMF3TWhat a joy it was to watch him pray and preach. I took heart in him saying, “We ain’t going back. We’ve come too fa… https://t.co/wZCEg2dhmzRev. Joseph Lowery was a giant who let so many of us stand on his shoulders. With boundless generosity, patience, a… https://t.co/LzAKoBofog
3/28
2020
During this crisis, our grocery store clerks, delivery drivers, transit and utility workers—along with so many othe… https://t.co/FgNwvpshoo
3/27
2020
And this article provides a great example of the kind of community spirit that we need to get through this—a spirit… https://t.co/177VvHKpiWHere’s a useful overview of the likely scenarios that the world will be facing in the coming months while managing… https://t.co/c2F0mhA9r5
3/26
2020
These are the burdens our medical heroes already face in NYC. It's only going to get harder across the country. Ano… https://t.co/trAELIbkTY
3/25
2020
Our medical professionals are heroes putting their lives on the line to keep our country going. Here's a look at ho… https://t.co/Cl7FGTSg32
3/24
2020
Here’s a useful summary of the current best thinking among public health experts on how we need to approach the fig… https://t.co/TIjyEkJOGdTen years ago today, I signed the Affordable Care Act into law. It protected preexisting conditions, cut the uninsu… https://t.co/VuhN5ugvtn
3/23
2020
Sometimes it takes the wisdom and resilience of those who have been marginalized for all of us to remember the impo… https://t.co/u5B0tcSfLUAnd @cripchick, a disabled activist, understands what it’s like for people with particular vulnerabilities to come… https://t.co/Sk5TBOTnkH.@sullydish witnessed the impact of HIV-AIDS on the LGBT community in the early stages of that devastating disease: https://t.co/j0ipIrzoDCHere are a few stories that have less to do with the very real medical or economic aspects of this crisis, and more… https://t.co/Oh038qeLhJ
3/21
2020
The best part of my job was meeting people like this—ready to make a selfless act in a time of need. Many Americans… https://t.co/d6c56VtEjk.@rgay and @SheaSerrano are using their feeds to directly support people in need—and helping shift our ideas about… https://t.co/f5wO07YeTNIn my old neighborhood, the @BSAllianceChi established a crisis pantry to provide food and essential items for part… https://t.co/3S0XsrpkBb.@ObamaFoundation Fellow @alexsmith1982 is helping seniors fight loneliness in the UK through a mix of new and old… https://t.co/XN42EoXeQvSome great stories of big-hearted people coming up with new ways to come together—even while remaining apart—to hel… https://t.co/6zeZriuo6P
3/19
2020
In the meantime, remember to check up by phone on elderly or vulnerable friends and neighbors who may need our help.As communities have begun to recognize the importance of social distancing measures to “flatten the curve” on COVID… https://t.co/wWe8N5YpwP
3/18
2020
We owe a profound debt of gratitude to all our health professionals and everybody who’ll be on the front lines of t… https://t.co/pLJkvANSdr
3/17
2020
Not everybody can stay home, and we owe a big debt of gratitude to health professionals, transit and airport worker… https://t.co/SK1Rk7kkIuWatch this. It shows why we should all do the right thing and stay home to the fullest extent possible. All of us c… https://t.co/GOODRTNI2e
3/15
2020
A shout out to Kevin, Giannis, Zion, Blake, Steph and all the players, owners and organizations who are setting a g… https://t.co/csibmqnjrH
3/14
2020
If you’re wondering whether it’s an overreaction to cancel large gatherings and public events (and I love basketbal… https://t.co/pdcJudIFXu
3/12
2020
In the midst of campaign season, it’s important to look squarely at what’s at stake. This article speaks to one of… https://t.co/Ij2hK9CKB1
3/10
2020
55 years ago today, we were beaten, tear gassed, and trampled by horses. I thought I saw death. I thought I was goi… https://t.co/nrSHibK3Nk
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3/8
2020
55 years ago, when a group of civil rights organizers crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge, they carried America with t… https://t.co/tdaHo1FJIR
3/7
2020
Protect yourself and your community from coronavirus with common sense precautions: wash your hands, stay home when… https://t.co/3J4CZwGJup
3/4
2020
Michelle and I are sending our prayers to those affected by the severe storms in Tennessee, especially to those who… https://t.co/48jXyUeupn
3/3
2020
America needs you as states prepare for the next round of redistricting. It's up to all of us to make sure we have… https://t.co/HghrAbSMGnShirley Chisholm said "You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make p… https://t.co/AQqsZ3bmsw
2/28
2020
The Obama Presidential Center will make Jackson Park a part of presidential history. In 1893, Frederick Douglass ma… https://t.co/1864NPKRjB
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2/25
2020
After a lifetime of reaching for the stars, today, Katherine Johnson landed among them. She spent decades as a hidd… https://t.co/Z2SzFvXmW7
2/24
2020
Happy birthday to one of my heroes — someone who believed our right to vote was more important than his own life. T… https://t.co/hK0tnVcacQ
2/21
2020
https://t.co/AQJsfBf0riHere are a couple of articles that are worth reading — from housing to health, these stories use data to explore ch… https://t.co/KlSkp31mmi
2/19
2020
Eleven years ago today, near the bottom of the worst recession in generations, I signed the Recovery Act, paving th… https://t.co/6IyeQfvElc
2/17
2020
It’s a big day in Chicago as @NBAAllStar returns to our city for the first time since 1988. But before tipoff we’re… https://t.co/9hxuKwZtE0
Retweeted by Barack ObamaHappy Valentine’s Day to my forever dance partner, @MichelleObama. https://t.co/lHvTGUwEHr
2/14
2020
What a great example of citizenship, what each of us can do to make a difference for all of us: https://t.co/YxsvONUuVl
2/13
2020
Even if the methods are new, sowing the seeds of doubt, division, and discord to turn Americans against each other… https://t.co/He8uASDGEFThirty years on, I remember the hope we all felt watching Mandela’s release from prison. The gift of a new way of s… https://t.co/ZtWqtwqYmE
2/11
2020
Congrats to Julia and Steven, the filmmakers behind American Factory, for telling such a complex, moving story abou… https://t.co/gvQzSMCVPE
2/10
2020
Sixty years ago today, the Greensboro Four stood up to injustice by sitting down at a lunch counter. Our journey is… https://t.co/fLcldO9VnD
2/1
2020
Kobe was a legend on the court and just getting started in what would have been just as meaningful a second act. To… https://t.co/YlRRr9ng7Q
1/26
2020
Every so often, I re-read Dr. King’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail. While some of the injustices may have changed,… https://t.co/9TxGaZKcaC
1/20
2020
In every scene, you are my star, @MichelleObama! Happy birthday, baby! https://t.co/hgMBhHasBj
1/17
2020
Glad to see American Factory’s Oscar nod for Best Documentary. It’s the kind of story we don’t see often enough and… https://t.co/FSdnLUbNBA
1/13
2020
Our fellow Americans in Puerto Rico can use our support after this week’s earthquakes. They’ve shown their enduring… https://t.co/qxjRcyT8cR
1/12
2020
Here’s the thing: Even with problems of this magnitude, each of us can still find a way to make change. That’s why… https://t.co/K3YYej7d0sThe catastrophic fires in Australia are the latest example of the very real and very urgent consequences of climate… https://t.co/anmhvMTvGz
1/9
2020
With David Stern’s passing, I’m reflecting on everything he did to take the NBA global, creating entire new generat… https://t.co/lUABFGYPQL
1/2
2020
Here’s to a happy, healthy, and hopeful 2020. Happy New Year, everybody!
1/1
2019
From hip-hop to country to The Boss, here are my songs of the year. If you’re looking for something to keep you com… https://t.co/MGNAUPPgTjIf there’s one thing I love about @RepJohnLewis, it’s his incomparable will to fight. I know he’s got a lot more of… https://t.co/5prseTALoX
12/30
2019
Next up are my favorite movies and TV shows of 2019. Of course, there’s also American Factory, a film from our own… https://t.co/qJ7QkWzkjE
12/29
2019
As we wind down 2019, I wanted to share with you my annual list of favorites that made the last year a little brigh… https://t.co/hHUU0DWR46
12/28
2019
From the Obama family to yours, Merry Christmas! https://t.co/dNfx52AjMN
12/25
2019
On behalf of my family, Chag Sameach and Happy Hanukkah! As Jews around the world celebrate, let the menorah’s ligh… https://t.co/JG1nJIY9Uq
12/23
2019
2019 was full of moments that show humanity at its best—compassionate, entrepreneurial, determined. And yes, hopefu… https://t.co/XU93yaGnKS
12/19
2019
#ObamaLeaders convened 200 inspiring changemakers from across the Asia Pacific. Take a look at their week in Kuala… https://t.co/41rEqhDOYa
Retweeted by Barack ObamaDid you miss your chance to #GetCovered with affordable health coverage at https://t.co/p8DQwo89C7? Well you’re i… https://t.co/99vigTZS4t
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12/17
2019
You can get the zen garden next week, but tomorrow is the last day to sign up for health coverage at… https://t.co/7aDwT0Kr6N
12/14
2019
It was remarkable to be back in the Asia-Pacific region with my sister this week, joined by hundreds of talented an… https://t.co/XWCz7q32yfMy sister Maya and I are about to take the stage at @ObamaFoundation Leaders: Asia-Pacific. We'll be talking about… https://t.co/iNIbFzF8Tr
12/13
2019
Julia Roberts, Deborah Henry, and I are about to take the stage at #ObamaLeaders: Asia-Pacific to reflect on our vi… https://t.co/1LKaGoVmRd
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12/12
2019
I thought it was about time I share my holiday gift list — a few practical items, all $10 or less. The best one? He… https://t.co/9div5vrK95In Vietnam I had the chance to sit down with some of our @ObamaFoundation leaders and alumni from across the Asia P… https://t.co/tV1ffldUIy
12/10
2019
What an incredible day in Vietnam with members of the @GirlsAlliance community! Take a look at our visit to Cần Gi… https://t.co/sFUzK8eR6u
Retweeted by Barack ObamaBecause of Paul Volcker, our financial system is stronger and safer for the American people. I’ll remember Paul for… https://t.co/FLH7iNb1o1
12/9
2019
Today, we give thanks for our blessings, give back to those around us, and enjoy some time — and turkey, and maybe… https://t.co/Y1wrA5SHHH
11/28
2019
Before arguing with friends or family around the Thanksgiving table, take a look at the science behind arguing bett… https://t.co/hYMSHMmxNq
11/27
2019
Politicians shouldn’t be picking their voters. Voters should be picking their representatives. But unless we act, t… https://t.co/Td81P2kRUbTake a look at this piece to understand the very real consequences of gerrymandering. In Asheville, NC, we see what… https://t.co/zt6gHRDNCS
11/24
2019
Young leaders like these are powering the promise of the Asia Pacific region. Michelle and I couldn’t be more impre… https://t.co/RHQjTYreVr
11/22
2019
Proud to see Oluwaseun @AyodejiOsowobi in this list. She’s an @ObamaFoundation Leader who’s organizing young people… https://t.co/y8oGn0exHw
11/18
2019
Stories like this are a reminder of our duty, as a country and as Americans, to support every veteran—not only in w… https://t.co/clVuvQQEydThis Veterans Day, here’s a moving portrait of the extraordinary resilience of my friend Cory Remsburg, an Army Ran… https://t.co/bwYxW8LZyd
11/11
2019
No one says it better than @MichelleObama — the Obama Presidential Center coming to the South Side isn't for us, it… https://t.co/kNLNbOVpHr
11/8
2019
Proud of all the Americans who showed up to vote yesterday, electing a set of hopeful, forward-thinking leaders pri… https://t.co/9EA708TmyI
11/6
2019
Proud to endorse an outstanding group of Virginia Democrats in Tuesday’s election—candidates who’ll not only advanc… https://t.co/s7lkCMYXu7
11/2
2019
Today’s the first day of open enrollment on https://t.co/ob1Ynoesod, and high-quality coverage might be more afford… https://t.co/lWds9MEdZv
11/1
2019
Congrats to the World Champion @Nationals and their fans! A great group that always showed up when it counted and w… https://t.co/bx1Cg6Jvcz
10/31
2019
Watch live: @BarackObama is about to take the stage at the #ObamaSummit. Tune in now at https://t.co/aGSLPSV4Fe for… https://t.co/zI31JvCsG4
Retweeted by Barack ObamaTake a tour with @BarackObama through the future Obama Presidential Center on Chicago’s South Side. https://t.co/n5n6sxRz1E
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10/29
2019
Glad to be back in Chicago for the @ObamaFoundation Summit. It’s where I first learned to organize—and where I met… https://t.co/umAF2H7vjZ
10/28
2019
.@SamanthaJPower is a Pulitzer winner, an incredible writer, and a great friend. Her memoir, The Education of an Id… https://t.co/rsVrBUOSIJ
10/18
2019
Michelle and I are heartbroken over the passing of our friend, Elijah Cummings. May his example inspire more Americ… https://t.co/Km5EWFuGaw
10/17
2019
I was proud to work with Justin Trudeau as President. He's a hard-working, effective leader who takes on big issues… https://t.co/nZdSmWcpgP
10/16
2019
In December, Michelle and I will head to Malaysia for the first @ObamaFoundation Leaders: Asia-Pacific gathering. T… https://t.co/sDWtdRPHCQ
10/15
2019
Yesterday, marathoner Eliud Kipchoge became the first ever to break two hours. Today in Chicago, Brigid Kosgei set… https://t.co/xbTHZbEo1K
10/13
2019
Happy #DayoftheGirl! I’m excited to share that in December, I’ll be visiting Vietnam to meet some of the inspiring… https://t.co/LwjFXFXfQ0
Retweeted by Barack ObamaCongrats to the @WashMystics on a gutsy, first-ever championship! A great team performance when it counted. If folk… https://t.co/6M93KCXeVW
10/11
2019
Here’s an interesting read—a reminder that behind every opinion lies a human being with real experiences and a stor… https://t.co/r7MX8F6tsX
10/9
2019
As President, I leaned on @AmbassadorRice’s experience, expertise, and willingness to tell me what I needed to hear… https://t.co/oWx2obfDF5
10/8
2019

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