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Trump trashes Obama's Lewis eulogy that pressed for voting rights

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that former President Barack Obama's eulogy at John Lewis' funeral -- which at points was aimed at voting rights and the election -- was "terrible," adding that "It showed his anger there that people don't see."

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Obama issues first 2020 endorsements

Former President Barack Obama on Monday issued his first wave of 2020 down-ballot endorsements and backed more than 100 Democratic candidates with the goal of helping Democrats keep control of the House of Representatives, win a majority of the Senate and win at the state level ahead of redistricting.

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What Obama knew about John Lewis

"What a gift John Lewis was," said former President Barack Obama, standing before the congressman's coffin in Ebenezer Baptist Church on Thursday.

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Read Obama's full eulogy of John Lewis

Former President Barack Obama eulogized civil rights icon John Lewis on Thursday before the late congressman's body was laid to rest in Atlanta, drawing a comparison between the battles Lewis participated in during the civil rights movement and the current protests for racial justice happening across America.

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Three presidents spoke at Lewis' funeral

Former President Barack Obama eulogized civil rights icon John Lewis on Thursday before the late congressman's body is laid to rest in Atlanta, drawing a comparison between the battles Lewis participated in during the Civil Rights Movement and the current protests for racial justice happening across America.

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Obama takes shot at Trump during Lewis eulogy

During his eulogy for the late Rep. John Lewis, former President Barack Obama received a standing ovation for his remarks about voting rights ahead of the 2020 election.

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Republican leaders vow to fill a potential Supreme Court vacancy this year

Senate Republican leaders, undeterred by the scathing criticism leveled against them for blocking President Barack Obama's election-year Supreme Court nominee in 2016, are signaling that they are prepared to confirm a nominee by President Donald Trump even if that vacancy occurred after this year's election.

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The Obamas speak out on protests

Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama spoke candidly in their virtual commencement speeches about how they feel about the protests following George Floyd's death and what people can do to make change.

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Obama to discuss George Floyd death

Former President Barack Obama plans to address in a virtual town hall Wednesday night the death of George Floyd, stressing the importance of "ensuring that this moment becomes one for real change" and that the protests around the country lead to new policies, according to an Obama aide.

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