Interview Articles

Obama Interviews Jack Ma, Focuses on Climate Change

7:27 AM, Nov 18, 2015

Today at the Makati Shangri-La in Manila, Philippines, President Barack Obama interviewed Alibaba CEO Jack Ma. A main topic of the discussion: climate change.

Obama asked Ma about how and why he's combating climate change. Watch here:

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Axelrod: 'Terrible Mistake' for Hillary Not to Take Questions

'She has to get out there'
9:29 AM, May 17, 2015

President Obama's former top political adviser, David Axelrod, says that "It would be a terrible mistake" for Hillary Clinton not to take questions from the press. Axelrod also once worked for the Clintons.

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Journalist Rips Australian PM: 'Are You a Dead Man Walking?'

7:23 AM, Feb 10, 2015

This is how to interview a politician. Leigh Sales of Australia's ABC interview Prime Minister Tony Abbott after he barely survived the spill motion (61-39):

The interview is great from the get go. "Prime minister, welcome to the program," Sales begins. 

Abbott returns her warm welcome, "Thank you, Leigh. It's lovely to be here."

"Are you a dead man walking?"

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Axelrod Defends Rev. Wright, President's Relationship With Al Sharpton

8:40 PM, Feb 09, 2015

David Axelrod defended Rev. Jeremiah Wright and President Obama's relationship with Al Sharpton in an appearance on the O'Reilly Factor on Fox News:

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Obama Encourages Savannah Guthrie to Drink Up Before Full Interview

'It'll make it go smoother'
5:15 PM, Feb 01, 2015

President Obama gave a pre-Super Bowl interview in the White House kitchen to NBC's Savannah Guthrie, where the two talked about (and drank) beer:

Obama "agreed to spend a few moments with us live," said Guthrie, explaining that the rest of the interview will be taped and aired for tomorrow's Today Show. "We're in the White House kitchen, where, among other things, you brew beer."

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Green-Lipstick Wearing YouTuber Tells Obama She's Worried 'Po-Po' Will Kill Husband

6:15 PM, Jan 22, 2015

The green-lipstick wearing interviewer of President Barack Obama expressed her concern that the "po-po" (meaning: police officer) might shoot and kill her husband. The interviewer, GloZell Green, made the remarks to the president in an "interview" held today at the White House:

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YouTube Interviewer Asks Obama for Autograph

5:36 PM, Jan 22, 2015

President Obama sat down "interviews" with YouTube stars this afternoon. As one of the interviews ended, one of the stars, Hank Green, asked Obama for an autograph:

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Reporters Held to 4 Minutes With President By Countdown Clock, Looming Aide, and Standing Up

6:51 AM, Mar 20, 2014

According to a local CBS Arizona affiliate, President Obama and his team have 3 tactics to make sure reporters stick to the 4 minutes the White House has allotted them to interview the leader of the world: a countdown clock, a looming aide, and they have to conduct the interview with the president while standing up. 

One CBS anchor called the measures "a little ridiculous."

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If He Believes It, It Must Be So

Obama's scary interview.
11:35 AM, Mar 03, 2014

On the eve of the Netanyahu visit to Washington, President Obama gave a lengthy interview to Jeffrey Goldberg that shows a chief executive who has learned next to nothing about the world in his five years in office.

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Ann Curry Dons Head Scarf to Interview Iranian President Rouhani

12:43 PM, Sep 18, 2013

NBC's Ann Curry donned a head scarf to interview Iranian president Hassan Rouhani, according to a picture released by the Iranian leader:


Picture from @AnnCurry's exclusive interview with President Rouhani which concluded a few hours ago.

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