Tag: Barack Obama

Some things to know about Merrick Garland

n choosing Merrick Garland as his nominee, President Barack Obama said he was looking for someone with impeccable credentials. He chose someone who is respected by both Democrats and Republicans.

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20 years after the Violence Against Women Act, how far have we come?

President Barack Obama issued a proclamation today recognizing the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act and calling “upon men and women of all ages, communities, organizations and all levels of government to work in collaboration to end violence against women.” The proclamation comes a day after TMZ.com released video footage of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice knocking his then-girlfriend/now-wife Janay Palmer out cold in an elevator

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SEE: Actor Elias Taylorson transforms himself into the Presidential candidates

To create the 2012 Presidential candidates, Taylorson, who is white, employed a variety of techniques.

“For the Barack skin tone, I had that leftover [makeup] from [I show where I played] the Crazy Cajun. Barack’s hair is actually a nylon wig cap that was sprayed. then I cut the band away. I made the ears stick out by using a sponge makeup wedge that I used the same two-sided tape the bunch tightly like a crescent roll the stick behind my ears”

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