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2016 National Prayer Breakfast

The National Prayer Breakfast is a 63 year old tradition inaugurated in 1953 by Dwight Eisenhower. The event is typically a gathering for evangelical members of congress and is held the first Thursday of every February. This year, of course – is President Obama’s final prayer breakfast as sitting president. Politicians weren’t the only ones […]

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On This Day: February 3

President Barack Obama walks with Vice President Joe Biden along the Colonnade, Feb. 3, 2010 First lady Michelle Obama (L) stands with U.S. President Barack Obama during the National Prayer Breakfast at the Washington Hilton February 3, 2011 in Washington. DC. Obama talked about his own faith, the events in Egypt and the recovery of […]

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On this Day in History

Today we commemorate the life and legacy of Dr Martin Luther King Jr and in just a couple of days the historic election and inauguration of President Barack Obama in 2009. Both men have changed the world in their own way. Dr. King had a dream and some people believe that President Obama’s elections are […]

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The Kennedy Center announced the selection of the six Honorees who will receive the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors. Recipients to be honored at the 38th annual national celebration of the arts are: singer-songwriter Carole King, filmmaker George Lucas, actress and singer Rita Moreno, conductor Seiji Ozawa, and actress and Broadway star Cicely Tyson. (source: Kennedy […]

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Sept 1 Photos of the Day

President Barack Obama greets neighbors after visiting a model home at the Nueva Villas at Beverly, a single-family housing development owned by local nonprofit organization Chicanos Por La Causa Inc. in Phoenix, Ariz., Jan. 8, 2014. First Lady Michelle Obama assembles literacy kits during a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service event at the […]

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President Obama in Kenya

President Obama made a historic trip to Kenya this week where he visited his fathers homeland for the first time as sitting President.  Not long after touching down in Nairobi, he was taken to a hotel where he met fellow Obamas including his half-sister and step-grandmother. The President was seen smiling at a table between Mama Sarah […]

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Full Text of 2015 State of the Union Address

Full text of President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address   Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: We are fifteen years into this new century. Fifteen years that dawned with terror touching our shores; that unfolded with a new generation fighting two long and costly wars; that saw a […]

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