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BuzzFeed Editor-in-Chief. Beats working for a living. Email or gchat me at ben@buzzfeed.com. AIM benobserver.

BuzzFeed Edit News

buzzfeed.com — BuzzFeed sprouted from the depths of web culture, and began its life as a place to find delightful things on the internet. The explosion of Cates Holderness' post about The Dress (white and gold, by the way) is a reminder that while we now do so many more things, we've never moved away from our roots.

Obama défend sa présidence : " Parfois, on ne peut pas faire de compromis "

buzzfeed.com — WASHINGTON - Le 10 février 2007, devant le bâtiment du congrès de l'Illinois, à Springfield, Barack Obama annonçait sa candidature à la présidence des États-Unis. Il promettait un appel générationel à changer les " habitudes de Washington ", ainsi qu'un " avenir de possibilités infinies ".

Obama defiende su legado: “A veces uno no puede llegar a un punto medio”

buzzfeed.com — WASHINGTON - El 10 de febrero de 2007, el presidente de Estados Unidos Barack Obama salió del capitolio de Springfield, en el estado de Illinois, y anunció su candidatura para presidente, con la promesa de un llamado generacional para cambiar "las formas de Washington", con la esperanza de un "futuro de posibilidades ilimitadas".

"Sometimes You Can't Split The Difference"

buzzfeed.com — WASHINGTON - On Feb. 10, 2007, Barack Obama stood outside the state capitol in Springfield, Illinois, and announced his candidacy for president, promising a generational call to change the "ways of Washington," gauzily promising a "future of endless possibility." Reporters peered down at the senator from a building behind the sprawling, freezing crowd.

Obama Welcomes Supreme Court Move To End “Patchwork” Marriage Laws

buzzfeed.com — WASHINGTON - President Obama Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court's signals that marriage equality is on the verge of becoming the law of the land, adding that he expected local Alabama officials resisting the shift to be swept aside by federal courts.

Obama On Kayla Mueller: Not Paying Ransom "Is As Tough As Anything I Do"

buzzfeed.com — President Barack Obama said Tuesday he is heartbroken by the death of American hostage Kayla Jane Mueller, who had been held by ISIS for more than a year. Obama, who said telling hostages' families that the U.S.

What Should We Ask President Obama

buzzfeed.com — BuzzFeed News will interview President Barack Obama Tuesday as the president works to sign Americans up for his signature health care policy, prepares for a final chance to push through other elements of his agenda, and balances an economic recovery with crises around the world.

BuzzFeed Edit News

buzzfeed.com — About a year ago, we realized that we weren't speaking enough to a big group of readers: American Latinos. The reasons behind the data were fairly obvious: None of our three editorial divisions, News, Buzz, and Life, had been trying.

My Life In The Blogosphere

buzzfeed.com — I first really understood the secret power of the early 2000s political blogosphere in February 2005, when Josh Marshall was hot in pursuit of then-Majority Leader Tom DeLay.

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