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Obama, McConnell hold rare one-on-one meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rare one-on-one meeting, President Barack Obama and incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday sized up the prospects for bipartisan cooperation between a White House and Republican Party that have struggled for years to find common ground. … [Read more...]

Obama, Hillary Clinton meet at White House but details are few

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama met Hillary Clinton, his former secretary of state, on Wednesday but the White House declined to say whether they discussed her possible presidential candidacy in 2016. A White House official said they informally discussed many issues during a private hour-long meeting in the Oval Office. Clinton, who ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic … [Read more...]

Obama, Hillary Clinton ‘catch up’ in Oval Office

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has met privately at the White House with his former secretary of state, Hillary Rodham Clinton. … [Read more...]

Deval Patrick Won’t Run for President in 2016

Outgoing Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has ruled out running for president in 2016, putting to rest speculation that an end to his gubernatorial career meant that he had his eye on the White House. … [Read more...]

Here’s A Simple Reality Check For Any Tech Founder Who Thinks They’re ‘Changing The World’

HBO Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and investors often say they’re building world-changing companies. And companies like Facebook, Google, Apple and Uber are actually doing that. But, would any of those companies stand a chance, if say, a massive solar flare struck the earth and hundreds of millions of people suddenly found themselves without electricity? (That could happen, by the way. The White … [Read more...]

Malia, Sasha, and the turkey affair. How it became political

You never know how the children of US presidents will turn out. One named “Adams” followed his father to the White House. “Bush” too. Others have been, shall we say, less distinguished. … [Read more...]

Obama’s daughters criticized for ‘classless’ outfits at thanksgiving event

London, Nov 30 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's daughters, Sasha and Malia Obama, were recently condemned for their outfits at the annual turkey pardoning event at the White House. … [Read more...]

For Obama and the Pentagon, an uneasy relationship

WASHINGTON (AP) — On a trip to Afghanistan during President Barack Obama's first term, Defense Secretary Robert Gates was stunned to find a telephone line at the military's special operations headquarters that linked directly back to a top White House national security official. … [Read more...]

Bill Clinton Put Cheating On Hold For 1992 Presidential Run, Hillary Aide Reveals

Bill Clinton, America’s 42nd president and a man with a penchant for frustrated cabaret singers and buxom White House interns, was severely chastened about his skirt-chasing ways during the 1992 presidential campaign by Susan Thomases, an aide at the time to Hillary Clinton. … [Read more...]

US First Family gets ready for Christmas with arrival of official 20-ft tree

Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): The official Christmas tree has been received by the US first family at the White House. … [Read more...]

Official Christmas tree arrives at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the White House now that the official tree has arrived. … [Read more...]

More than 4.12 Million Records Released

In September 2009, the President announced that -- for the first time in history -- White House visitor records would be made available to the public on an ongoing basis. Today, the White House releases visitor records that were generated in August 2014. This release brings the total number of records made public by this White House to more than 4.12 million—all of which can be viewed in our … [Read more...]

Christmas tree arrives at White House

By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. first lady Michelle Obama received the annual Christmas tree delivery at the White House on Friday, heralding the start of the holiday season. Two horses pulled the nearly 20-foot (six-metre) fir tree to the front door of the White House late Friday morning as a small military band played the traditional carol "O Christmas Tree. ... … [Read more...]

The 2014 Christmas Tree Arrives at the White House

First Lady Michelle Obama, with daughters Sasha and Malia, along with Bo and Sunny, welcome the arrival of the official White House Christmas tree at the North Portico of the White House. The tree arrived by a horse-drawn wagon. November 28, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy) As the lovely notes of "O … [Read more...]

Obama-Thanksgiving

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama spent a quiet Thanksgiving at the White House where the belly-stuffing menu featured all the holiday's basics. He also continued a tradition of telephoning members of the armed forces to thank them for their service. … [Read more...]

Here’s the scrumptious Thanksgiving fare that was served at White House

Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): Barack Obama spent a quiet Thanksgiving dinner at the White House with a traditional dinner menu, marked with six kinds of pies. … [Read more...]

US celebrates Thanksgiving with parades, turkey

NEW YORK (AP) — Millions of Americans across the country marked Thanksgiving Day with lots of turkey, football, parades and early shopping, while many overcame nasty weather, power outages and even being buried in the snow. At the White House, President Barack Obama spent a quiet holiday with a traditional meal. … [Read more...]

The Creepiest White House Thanksgiving Ever

The tradition of the White House turkey pardon... … [Read more...]