"My fellow Americans, it has been the honor of my life to serve you. I won't stop. In fact, I will be right there with you, as a citizen, for all my remaining days. But for now, whether you are young or whether you're young at heart, I do have one final ask of you as your President — the same thing I asked when you took a chance on me eight years ago. I'm asking you to believe. Not in my...
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388 episodes. 8 years. One last chance to say farewell. Thank you for joining us on this journey.
President Obama set out to reinvigorate clemency, and in one of his final actions as President, he has done just that.

Commuting the sentences of 1,175 people in eight years, President Obama has now granted more commutations than any president in history and has surpassed the last 13 presidents combined. [ Go.wh.gov Link ]
"Being your First Lady has been the honor of a lifetime. From the bottom of my heart, thank you." —First Lady Michelle Obama
“I believe in this country. I believe in the American people. I believe that people are more good than bad. I believe tragic things happen, I think there’s evil in this world. But I think that, at the end of the day, if we work hard and if we’re true to those things in us that feel true and feel right, then the world gets a little better each time. That’s what this presidency has tried to be...
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Happening now: President Obama takes questions from reporters in the final press conference of his presidency.
Today, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama joined Americans across the country in a day of service to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Check out their day at Naylor Road Family Shelter.
"Dr. King and those who marched with him proved that people who love their country can change it. As Americans, we all owe them a great deal." — President Obama on Martin Luther King Day.
Watch live as President Obama finally gets the chance to welcome the World Series Champion, Chicago Cubs, to the White House!
"Whether we’ve seen eye-to-eye or rarely agreed at all, my conversations with you, the American people – in living rooms and schools, at farms and on factory floors, at diners and on distant military outposts – are what have kept me honest, kept me inspired, and kept me going. Every day, I learned from you. You made me a better President, and you made me a better man." — President Obama...
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“This house belongs to you, and to every American. For eight years, just a short chapter in the long story of our democracy, my family also had the privilege of calling the White House home.” —President Obama. Join the President and the First Lady for a preview of a 360° tour of the White House taking you into some of the most historic rooms of the People’s House, from the Situation Room to...
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“To know Joe Biden is to know love without pretense, service without self-regard, and to live life fully. As one of his long-time colleagues in the Senate, who happened to be a Republican, once said, ‘If you can’t admire Joe Biden as a person, you got a problem. He's as good a man as God ever created.’” —President Obama awarding the Presidential Medal of Freedom with Distinction to Vice...
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BREAKING: Today, President Obama designated new national monuments that preserve critical chapters of our country’s history, from the vibrant history of the Reconstruction Era and its role in redefining freedom, to the important stories of the citizens who helped launch the civil rights movement in Birmingham, and the Freedom Riders whose bravery raised national awareness of segregation and...
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"For your faith in your fellow Americans, for your love of country, and for your lifetime of service that will endure through the generations...I am proud to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom with Distinction to my brother, Joseph Robinette Biden Jr." —President Obama surprising Vice President Biden with the nation's highest civilian honor: go.wh.gov/4KK2LZ
Yes we can. Yes we did. Yes we can.
Thanks for eight great years. Tonight, President Obama returns home to say his grateful farewell to you: wh.gov/Farewell #ObamaFarewell
"My fellow Americans, it has been the honor of my life to serve you." —President Obama: wh.gov/Farewell #ObamaFarewell