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Barack Obama @BarackObama Washington, DC

Dad, husband, President, citizen.

609,564 Following   112,200,786 Followers   15,717 Tweets

Joined Twitter 3/5/07


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
Like the Beatles said: It’s getting better all the time. Thanks, babe, for 27 amazing years! https://t.co/mImRqIYn1R
10/3
2019
On National Voter Registration Day, it’s up to us as citizens to make sure everyone we know can make their voices h… https://t.co/rYRdykNARc
9/24
2019
One challenge will define the future for today’s young generation more dramatically than any other: Climate change.… https://t.co/MYeQbArWwu
9/20
2019
Just 16, @GretaThunberg is already one of our planet’s greatest advocates. Recognizing that her generation will bea… https://t.co/mrXtVgE3aN
9/17
2019
That’s what Americans do when others are in need – we help. We give. We inspire. Want to make a difference? There a… https://t.co/2mdo9GlaLlJermaine Bell is just six years old, but when he saw people in need, he took the money he’d been saving for a trip… https://t.co/W4LaUUEYe6Bahamian families and communities face a long recovery from Hurricane Dorian. And Americans are reaching out to hel… https://t.co/9AbyqU5gcf
9/12
2019
As we remember those we lost on 9/11, we also remember the spirit of unity and togetherness that defined the weeks… https://t.co/vVlN1ckjQg
9/11
2019
Marca had a remarkable way of bringing out the best within us. For me, she was a trusted voice and a persistent, bu… https://t.co/NKXEI9izsi
9/9
2019
Yesterday’s ruling is a big win for North Carolina—and for all of us. Voters should choose their representatives, n… https://t.co/nQ1T3U3eBU
9/4
2019
Saw this story of a young person doing great work and wanted to share it—keep it up, David! That’s some creative or… https://t.co/LI2hQ3Tovf
8/28
2019
Training is at the heart of organizing. It’s why I’ve always made it a priority – from my 2008 campaign until now.… https://t.co/KMSmanB2OK
8/26
2019
With summer winding down, here’s a sampling of what Michelle and I have been listening to — some new, some old, som… https://t.co/f41MILYSBr
8/24
2019
A good story gives you the chance to better understand someone else’s life. It can help you find common ground. And… https://t.co/cDU3IJN1nq
8/21
2019
Toni Morrison was a national treasure, as good a storyteller, as captivating, in person as she was on the page. Her… https://t.co/859oLQ94Ta
8/6
2019
Until all of us stand up and insist on holding public officials accountable for changing our gun laws, these traged… https://t.co/QO6QOjix7Mhttps://t.co/nNOVtQ50O4
8/5
2019
The families of our wounded warriors don't often get a lot of fanfare, but they're serving and sacrificing right al… https://t.co/dNQIaG7WAA
8/1
2019
Recent court decisions make it clear that the change we need to restore our democracy has to come from the ground u… https://t.co/iAsd5KCAdM
7/31
2019
Here’s a worthwhile Sunday read: “…nothing should temper partisanship more than an awareness that somewhere, on som… https://t.co/XSbZhrhvcT
7/28
2019
I’ve always been proud of what this team accomplished during my administration. But more than what we did, I’m prou… https://t.co/b7pswCxgE1
7/27
2019
Leaders: Africa may have ended, but 200 inspiring #ObamaLeaders returned to their homes with the new connections an… https://t.co/RrDkeHshDM
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7/25
2019
Economist Raj Chetty is not only identifying the decline in opportunity we’ve seen in recent decades—but trying to… https://t.co/aVvBp3i2EyHere are a couple of articles backed by new research that are worth taking a look at: A new study on the Medicaid e… https://t.co/ZxoqspJKRA
7/23
2019
In America, we don’t fear the future, we embrace it. 50 years ago, that spirit took us to the moon. Today, it’s emb… https://t.co/dWqbdzNq83
7/20
2019
What truly makes our country great is its diversity. I’ve seen that beauty in so many ways over the years. Whether… https://t.co/2eP8AkQDLg
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7/19
2019
#MandelaDay reminds us that when things feel dark, confusing, or impossible—take a look back at his writings. There… https://t.co/dQ4IzuzBNQ
7/18
2019
I have a good feeling about these Chicago @UrbanAlliance interns. Thanks for letting me spend yesterday afternoon w… https://t.co/FF40nHbs63
7/17
2019
The @ObamaFoundation is helping a new generation of leaders make their mark, and there’s an extraordinary group gat… https://t.co/azU3MXDYlNProud to rep America’s best team! Congrats @USWNT and thanks for being such a strong inspiration for women and girl… https://t.co/L8OY8yP0Mi
7/10
2019
Yes! Fourth star. Back to back. Congrats to the record breakers on the @USWNT, an incredible team that’s always pus… https://t.co/2wYRZDpcaOGood luck to the @USWNT! You all are some of the most fearless, powerful, awe-inspiring athletes I’ve ever seen—and… https://t.co/SrKCNHYUuO
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7/7
2019
Happy Fourth of July, everybody! This is always a great day in the Obama family: a chance to celebrate America—and… https://t.co/xLyTsgcyjO
7/4
2019
I’m admittedly biased, but this article gibes with my experience about what all of us might take away from the “alo… https://t.co/euYQ9XepeG
7/3
2019
Congrats to the USWNT! A great performance from a great team—looking forward to Sunday. #OneNationOneTeamNo one changes the world alone. That’s why the @ObamaFoundation is connecting emerging leaders from South Africa to… https://t.co/nG2Rp9OjIw
7/2
2019
The most important job in our democracy is citizen. If you’re tired of politicians manipulating maps and ignoring t… https://t.co/FM4pOBftrt
7/1
2019
50 years ago, history was written at the Stonewall Inn when New York's LGBT community stood up, spoke out, and star… https://t.co/N6TIkkQHEI
6/28
2019
What a gift to come across this interview with Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins. I’m as grateful for her life advice as I… https://t.co/zN8buKkYqL
6/27
2019
Now we’re talking! Congrats to Team USA for moving on, and thanks for continuing to make us all proud. #USA https://t.co/DVkKBfU6wA
6/21
2019
On Juneteenth, we celebrate our capacity to make real the promise of our founding, that thing inside each of us tha… https://t.co/bYmILjSq9HOutside the Oval Office, I kept a painting of a small crowd huddled around a pocketwatch, waiting for the moment th… https://t.co/m8dljaM5Zk
6/19
2019
This is worth a read: a thought-provoking reminder that education reform isn’t a cure-all. As a supporter of educat… https://t.co/sP7Q1oJSl5
6/18
2019
Yes we can, Greta. I’m hopeful because of you and all the young people who are fighting to protect the planet. Keep… https://t.co/trOVzMi4NrHappy Father’s Day to Charles, one of our @ObamaFoundation Fellows, and all the dads at Fathers’ Uplift. Today, we’… https://t.co/l5IrsoIuop
6/16
2019
These young people want to take action and make a change. Through the #CommunityLeadership Corps in Chicago and Har… https://t.co/dRgZ6JeAHe
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6/14
2019
The @USWNT is something to smile about. It was great to celebrate with them back in 2015 and I'm excited to root th… https://t.co/WMEvpsFGin
6/11
2019
Six years ago, David Ortiz's spirit and resolve helped us all begin to heal from the Boston Marathon bombing. Today… https://t.co/u3QgBv80aK
6/10
2019
Last week, it was Virginia Beach. But day after day and year after year, too many families and communities are shat… https://t.co/oscI8f9xFv
6/7
2019
Courage is contagious. Watch some of the courageous students who won our first-ever Civic Action Recognition Awards… https://t.co/FD2z8Eez4j
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6/6
2019

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