Italy State Dinner

President Barack Obama called it a ‘bittersweet moment’ on Tuesday as he and first lady Michelle Obama welcomed the Italian leader and his wife for an official visit and the final state dinner of his time in office. But the president added with a big grin: ‘We’ve saved the best for last.’ The official visit […]

The Obama’s & the CBC Dinner

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Saturday night he will take it as a “personal insult” if the African-American community fails to turn out for the presidential election and encouraged black voters to support Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. Obama delivered his final keynote address to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, symbolically passing the torch […]

On This Day: April 21

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama participate in tree plantings at the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in Washington, D.C., April 21, 2009. President Barack Obama and Senator Ted Kennedy participate in a national service event at The SEED School of Washington, D.C., where H.R. 1388, the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act was signed […]

The Obamas in Cuba

It’s been nearly 90 years since Calvin Coolidge, the last sitting U.S. president set foot on Cuban soil. This week, the first family along with a size-able U.S. delegation will spend time on the island. Of course this visit is not without controversy as many feel that the President should not engage the Castro dictatorship […]

Canada State Dinner

The meeting between Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Barack Obama may have been the headline of the day… but at this evening’s star-studded state dinner, it’s the First Ladies who are the center of attention. The first state dinner of Obama’s final year honors Canada and its dashing new liberal leader – and […]

Happy Mothers Day!

First Lady Michelle has been an inspiration to many as she seamlessly balances the roles of First Lady, wife, mother and daughter. I personally love the way she always acknowledges the importance her own mother has played in helping to maintain a sense of normalcy for the First Family “My mother’s love has always been […]

Presidential Pastimes: Obama & Basketball

President Barack Obama plays basketball with personal aide Reggie Love at St. Bartholomew’s Church in New York, N.Y., where the President was attending the United Nations General Assembly, Sept. 23, 2009. (Official White House photo by Pete Souza) President Barack Obama plays basketball with Education Secretary Arne Duncan at the U.S. Department of Interior, Washington, […]

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