Archive for April 17th, 2015

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The President And First Lady’s Day

Barack Obama, Matteo Renzi

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Obama welcomes Renzi before their meeting in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington

 President Barack Obama welcomes Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi before their meeting in the Oval Office at the White House

Obama speaks with Renzi at the start of their meeting in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington

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U.S. President Obama listens during joint news conference with Italian Prime Minister Renzi at the White House in Washington

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Barack Obama, Matteo Renzi

 President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. The two leaders spoke on a range of issues, including Ukraine, Libya and Islamic State militants

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U.S. President Obama and Italian Prime Minister Renzi listen to a question during joint news conference at the White House in Washington

U.S. President Obama addresses joint news conference at the White House in Washington

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U.S. President Obama greets Italian Prime Minister Renzi after their joint news conference at the White House in Washington

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President Barack Obama greets poet laureate Elizabeth Alexander during an event in the State Dining Room at the White House. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the event in celebration of National Poetry Month

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Michelle Obama, Elizabeth Alexander

First Lady Michelle Obama attends an event in celebration of National Poetry Month

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Poet laureate Elizabeth Alexander gives a poetry reading in the State Dining Room of the White House

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Obama arrives to deliver opening remarks at a poetry reading by Alexander, in honor of National Poetry Month, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington

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Obama waves to students sitting behind her as she arrives for a poetry reading by Alexander, in honor of National Poetry Month, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington

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Barack Obama, Elizabeth Alexander

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Chat Away

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President and First Lady Host Poet Laureate Elizabeth Alexander

3:50 EDT: The President and First Lady Host Poet Laureate Elizabeth Alexander

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President and PM Renzi hold a press conference

11:50 EDT: The President and Prime Minister Renzi hold a press conference

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Early Bird Rise and Shine

On This Day: President Obama visits with children following the Wounded Warrior Project’s Soldier Ride on the South Lawn of the White House, April 17, 2014 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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Today (all times Eastern)

10:30: The President meets with Prime Minister Matteo Renzi of Italy

11:50: Holds a press conference with PM Renzi, East Room

12:55: Holds a working lunch with PM Renzi

3:50: Delivers opening remarks at a poetry reading featuring poet laureate Elizabeth Alexander

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The bottom Pete Souza photo is from yesterday – are they the same kids??

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On This Day

President Obama greets Costa Rica President Oscar Arias during a reception at the Summit of the Americas in Port of Spain, Trinidad, April 17, 2009 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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First Lady Michelle Obama smiles as she greets several members of the 911th Airlift Wing of the Air Force Reserve Command and the 171st Air Refueling Wing at their base near Pittsburgh on April 17, 2012

…. embracing one of the female members of the 911th Airlift Wing of the Air Force Reserve Command and the 171st Air Refueling Wing

President Obama looks at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship trophy as he approaches Tony Stewart’s car during an event on the South Lawn of the White House, April 17, 2012. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Tony Stewart, center, Kyle Busch, and Ryan Newman, right, watch nearby (Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

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President Obama walks into the Rose Garden to deliver a statement on the Senate’s failure to pass a measure to expanded gun background checks, April 17, 2013

President Obama puts his arm around former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords before he speaks in the Rose Garden, April 17

Vice President Joe Biden embraces Mark Barden, father of Daniel who died at Sandy Hook

President Obama embraces Nicole Hockley, who lost a son in the Sandy Hook shootings, after delivering a statement on the Senate’s failure to pass a measure to expanded gun background checks, April 17, 2013

President Obama and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki applaud participants in the Wounded Warrior Project’s Soldier Ride on the South Lawn driveway at the White House, April 17, 2013 (Photo by Pete Souza)

First Lady Michelle Obama has lunch with midshipmen in King Hall at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., April 17, 2013 (Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

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President Obama, Vice President Biden and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki encourage participants during the Wounded Warrior Project’s Soldier Ride on the South Lawn of the White House, April 17, 2014 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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