Archive for December 18th, 2015

18
Dec
15

Photo Of The Year: March

(1) President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and the First Family are joined by former President George W. Bush, former First Lady Laura Bush, Rep. John Lewis, former foot soldiers and other dignitaries in marching across the Edmund Pettus Bridge to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the Selma to Montgomery civil rights marches, at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala. (Photo by Pete Souza)

(2) First Lady Michelle Obama snuggles against President Barack Obama before a videotaping for the 2015 World Expo, in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House (Photo by Amanda Lucidon)

(3) President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hold hands as they listen to Rep. John Lewis during an event to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the Selma to Montgomery civil rights marches (Photo by Pete Souza)

(4) A man says “I love you” in sign language as President Obama replies with the sign for “thank you” while greeting a crowd in Phoenix (Photo by Jacquelyn Martin/AP)

(5) President Obama hugs Rep. John Lewis after his introduction during the event to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the Selma to Montgomery civil rights marches (Photo by Pete Souza)

(6) President Obama greets audience members following remarks on the economy at Lawson State Community College in Birmingham, Ala. (Photo by Pete Souza)

(7) President Obama greets former foot soldier Amelia Boynton Robinson, 103 years old, backstage before an event to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the Selma to Montgomery civil rights marches (Photo by Pete Souza)

(8) First Lady Michelle Obama hugs Manaka Hirose after playing the Taiko with the Akutagawa high school Taiko (Japanese traditional drum) Club at the Fushimi Inari shrine in Kyoto (Photo: EPA)

(9) The President points towards the Edmund Pettus Bridge during his speech commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the Selma to Montgomery civil rights marches,(Photo by Pete Souza)

(10) President Obama shakes hands with a group of six-year-old Girls Scouts from Tulsa, Oklahoma who designed a battery powered page turner to help people who are paralyzed or have arthritis at the 2015 White House Science Fair (Photo by Aude Guerrucci-Pool/Getty Images)

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18
Dec
15

Leaving for Hawaii

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PST

7:40: First Family arrive in San Bernardino, CA

7:55: The President and First Lady visit privately with families of victims of the terrorist attack in San Bernardino

9:35: First Family depart San Bernardino en route Honolulu, Hawaii

HST

1:05 AM: First Family arrive in Honolulu, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

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18
Dec
15

The President’s Press Conference

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1:50PM EST

18
Dec
15

#NotTheOnion

18
Dec
15

Early Bird Chat

On This Day: President Obama makes Congressional calls from the Oval Office before the final Senate vote repealing the ban on gay men and women serving openly in the military, Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010 (Photo by Pete Souza)




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