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Are Kevin Plank and Barack Obama Officially Golfing Buddies Now?


398px-Kevin_Plank_-_UA_photoThree’s a trend, but getting two golf outings with the president in one year has to qualify as something. Kevin Plank managed to secure a spot on Obama’s links list for a second time over the weekend.

Obama’s Answer to Baltimore’s “Momma Bear”

Toya Graham and her son, Michael, met the president last night.
Toya Graham and her son, Michael, met the president last night.

During last year’s protests after Freddie Gray’s death in police custody, Toya Graham became briefly famous when she snatched her teenage son away from the building unrest. Last night, Graham and other Baltimore mothers got a minute with President Obama during a town hall conversation.

Ben Carson Compares America to a Cruise Ship



Ben Carson, renowned Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon and erstwhile presidential hopeful, made one of his classic similes during a Memorial Day appearance on Fox & Friends.

Obama Designates Baltimore as “Summer Impact Hub”



The Obama administration announced Monday that 16 cities would be receiving a boost to their summer jobs program. Baltimore is first on the list.

Ravens’ Justin Forsett Details ‘Epic Meeting’ With Obama

Saints at Ravens 8/13/15
Saints at Ravens 8/13/15

When President Obama came to town last week, we all knew he was talking legislative strategy with House Democrats. But a visit away from Washington always seems to mean finding some time in the schedule for Obama. This time, it was Ravens Running Back Justin Forsett who got to meet the President. Even though the 30-year-old is already an NFL player, he was in awe of meeting the Commander in Chief.

Obama Chooses Baltimore County for His First Visit to a Mosque


President Obama

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama is scheduled to stop by the Islamic Society of Baltimore in Catonsville. It will be the first time he’s made an official visit to a mosque since he became president.

President Obama is Heading to Baltimore Thurs. Night


obamacharmThis is both a news item and traffic advisory: President Barack Obama will be in downtown Baltimore on Thursday night, Jan. 28.

Obama: ‘You Don’t Want to be on the Wrong Side of Barbara Mikulski’


Screen Shot 2015-11-25 at 10.58.14 AMDecades-old plans to put an interstate through the center of Baltimore were a topic of conversation at the White House Wednesday, but there wasn’t a threat this time. Barbara Mikulski received the highest honor a civilian can get from President Barack Obama.

Baltimore Senator Will Sit With Michelle Obama During State of the Union


Screen Shot 2015-01-19 at 2.33.13 PMBaltimore City isn’t forgotten in the Oval Office these days. President Obama dropped by last week, and one of his panels heard from SRB. The streak continues this week, when State Senator Catherine Pugh will be sitting beside the First Lady as the President delivers the State of the Union address.

Obama Stops for Coffee at Charmington’s



The President has political business to attend to in Baltimore today at his secret meeting with Democrats near Camden Yards. But before being whisked into the fortress-like Hilton, Barack Obama stopped by Charmington’s in Remington for some coffee.