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Barack Obama @BarackObama Washington, DC

Dad, husband, President, citizen.

611,489 Following   109,433,879 Followers   15,688 Tweets

Joined Twitter 3/5/07


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
You've got a lot to be proud of, Jiwandeep. Thanks for everything you do to make this country a little more equal.… https://t.co/qw8I8io4pc
6/4
2019
What a life. American history has always been driven by visionaries like Leah Chase—and all the men and women who w… https://t.co/XHnhWiluN2
6/3
2019
A story worth sharing: Twelve years ago, Brian joined my first presidential campaign. Two years ago, he was diagnos… https://t.co/2uf6ozOukhExciting to see the faces of Colombia's future at an @ObamaFoundation roundtable with young leaders in Bogotá. Thei… https://t.co/FniC2X3hM4
5/30
2019
On Memorial Day, we remember all those who gave everything for something greater than themselves. It's up to us to… https://t.co/4m5HbHFzcb
5/27
2019
Great to get out there and take a few cuts at the plate yesterday—I had a blast with all these extraordinary young… https://t.co/TQ7O6BVMSJ
5/23
2019
Congratulations on the inauguration of @ChicagosMayor Lori Lightfoot, Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin,… https://t.co/05GtRE5kjW
Retweeted by Barack ObamaHere’s a great story: While we’ve still got a lot of work to do to make college affordable for everyone, that didn’… https://t.co/eW9usqYzu1
5/20
2019
Happy Mother's Day to the most caring, brilliant, funny, and grounded woman I know—a perfect role model not just fo… https://t.co/Tpro3oBzyC
5/12
2019
As part of the @ObamaFoundation, moms like Dr. Mwansa Ketty Lubeya are answering the call for change—and raising th… https://t.co/Za7hYarUQW
5/9
2019
Congratulations, Meghan and Harry! Barack and I are so thrilled for both of you and can't wait to meet him.… https://t.co/T42NsRIAMy
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5/6
2019
Happy #CollegeSigningDay, everybody! I'm proud of every student out there who's taking the next step in their educa… https://t.co/djtqPri6U5
5/1
2019
Condolences to the family of John Singleton. His seminal work, Boyz n the Hood, remains one of the most searing, lo… https://t.co/KP8bValVK7Congratulations to the new class of @ObamaFoundation Fellows! Their work in every region of the globe is already ma… https://t.co/qB2Qxp8bB9
4/30
2019
For thirty-six years, Richard Lugar proved that pragmatism and decency work—not only in Washington but all over the… https://t.co/fbLSYFY3A6
4/28
2019
Dominique’s story is a reminder to us that where you’re from shouldn’t define what you can achieve. I’m proud of he… https://t.co/4w6Q5E3tA8
4/23
2019
This generation of climate activists is tired of inaction, and they've caught the attention of leaders all over the… https://t.co/i8AM4miXL4And in the U.S., 13-year old @AlexandriaV2005 of New York, 13-year old @havenruthie of Denver, and 16-year old… https://t.co/aS6adg4Kh7I met 23-year-old @luisamneubauer in Berlin earlier this month. Luisa, the organizer behind the student movement in… https://t.co/GCaEtCcCkIThey're people like 16-year-old @GretaThunberg, whose protests at Swedish parliament sparked a movement. Inspired b… https://t.co/vJjEgoUetOYoung people all over the world are leading the way in the fight to protect our planet because they know their futu… https://t.co/D1XZ9f8Zck
4/22
2019
To all who celebrate today, happy Easter from our family to yours! On this day of rebirth and renewal, let’s recomm… https://t.co/Xw82Y9kbPrThe attacks on tourists and Easter worshippers in Sri Lanka are an attack on humanity. On a day devoted to love, re… https://t.co/pVpa7j9GKm
4/21
2019
Notre Dame is one of the world’s great treasures, and we’re thinking of the people of France in your time of grief.… https://t.co/aXv1azpmof
4/15
2019
Congratulations, Tiger! To come back and win the Masters after all the highs and lows is a testament to excellence, grit, and determination.
4/14
2019
Another good story worth sharing: From one "kid from Akron" to a new generation of Akron kids, some remarkable earl… https://t.co/QH4JkJjqf5
4/12
2019
From a big NBA fan, congrats to future Hall of Famers Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki—not just all-time greats but class acts, too.
4/11
2019
In just a few minutes, I’m taking the stage at the @ObamaFoundation Town Hall Europe for a conversation about how t… https://t.co/N3FBPQfn47
4/6
2019
A voice everybody should hear. https://t.co/0u7HUlQ8id
4/5
2019
Here’s a story about people doing good that's worth sharing: @BradPaisley and his wife @Kimwilliamspais saw food in… https://t.co/kMBFR3xzAA
4/4
2019
Great to see Chicago’s historic mayoral race between two highly qualified candidates. Congrats to our next mayor, L… https://t.co/MGW1qYdXeM
4/3
2019
Valerie is one of my oldest friends and advisors – she was by my side when I first decided to run for office and fo… https://t.co/VQKw3mhOPy
4/2
2019
Last night I had the chance to meet with first-term Democrats in Congress—it's a young, diverse class, stocked with… https://t.co/BIiEeE5aSS
3/26
2019
Just in the nick of time: My brackets have never been my one shining moment, but here we go again. You can check ou… https://t.co/gZFlHQamkn
3/21
2019
And here are some ways to help cyclone victims in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe: https://t.co/if8HZBtWBHThe floods in the Midwest and in southern Africa are heartbreaking. Suffering and loss on two sides of the world ca… https://t.co/JQuv5mQHnq
3/20
2019
In 2011, I visited the tiny town of Moneygall and got to walk around in the house where my great-great-great grandf… https://t.co/Po21svTQs8
3/17
2019
Michelle and I send our condolences to the people of New Zealand. We grieve with you and the Muslim community. All… https://t.co/lmpsr9lLSr
3/15
2019
.@MichelleObama and I are rooting hard for Team USA as the Special Olympics World Games get underway this week. Our… https://t.co/aD4gRnMEL8
3/14
2019
What a great moment. Happy 110th, Virginia. https://t.co/FuNZV3RRV4
3/12
2019
Michelle and I send our deepest sympathies to all who knew the victims of today’s plane crash in Ethiopia.
3/11
2019
The Crew Dragon’s been on quite a ride since I last saw it—congrats to @NASA and @SpaceX on a successful return! We… https://t.co/eJVhuf5KTQPreethi, Alice, and Sefora are just three of many @ObamaFoundation leaders who remind us what International Women’s… https://t.co/z319lmm1iPAnd @SeforaKodjo is helping the next generation of women leaders in Africa rise up. Her organization is training an… https://t.co/qTd90Kw7ev
3/8
2019

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