Archive for October 8th, 2010



President Obama signed legislation on Friday that aims to make technology easier to use for the disabled – and in doing so, he noted that the blind musician Stevie Wonder was there to take part in the occasion.

“I happened to be listening to him this morning when I woke up,” Obama said before signing the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010. “He’s what I work out to. He’s what I sweet talk Michelle to. Mr. Stevie Wonder’s in the house.”

As he and supporters of the bill laughed and clapped, Obama remarked, “I was doing a little rendition of some of his music to him, and he was kind enough not to laugh.”

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President Barack Obama with nine-year-old Rosa Marcellino, from Edgewater, Md, after he signed the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010. Rosa’s Law is named after Marcellino who has Down syndrome.



President Barack Obama arrives to announce National Security Advisor James Jones is resigning in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on October 8

Jones has being replaced by his deputy Tom Donilon


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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at a reception for candidate for U.S. Senate Alexi Giannoulias as U.S. Senator Dick Durbin looks on in Chicago, Illinois, October 7







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