Archive for December, 2015



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Dec
15

Majestic……

30
Dec
15

Photo of the Year: September

(1) President Obama and the First Lady wait on the North Portico for the arrival of President Xi and Madame Peng (Photo by Pete Souza)

(2) Pope Francis laughs with President Obama on his arrival at Andrews (Photo by Doug Mills)

(3) President Obama joins children during a cultural performance at Dillingham Middle School, Dillingham, Alaska (Photo by Doug Mills)

(4) Greeting a young girl at the Snow City Cafe, Anchorage, Alaska (Photo by Pete Souza)

(5) President Obama looks at a display outside the office of Amb. Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, at the United States Mission to the United Nations in New York. The display refers to a campaign launched by Amb. Power that raises awareness and highlights cases of twenty women political prisoners and other prisoners of concern from around the world, and calls for their release (Photo by Pete Souza)

(6) President Obama looks from his boat at Bear Glacer during his tour of Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska (Photo by Doug Mills)

(7) President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry talk with President Vladimir Putin of Russia after a bilateral meeting at the United Nations in New York (Photo by Pete Souza)

(8) President Obama kisses Wynetta Beamer, grandmother of SPC Heidi Sanders, directly behind the President, during a greet with wounded warriors and their families during their tour of the White House (Photo by Pete Souza)

(9) Bear and Barack

(10) President Obama meets 4-year-old Malik Hall during departure photos with Malik’s uncle, Maurice Owens, center, in the Oval Office (Photo by Pete Souza)

(11) Meeting a young resident at the N & N Market, Alaska (Photo by Pete Souza)

(12) President Obama greets Alya Dorelien Bitar, the one-year-old daughter of Maher Bitar, the outgoing National Security Council Director for Israeli and Palestinian Affairs, and his wife, Astrid Dorelien, during a family photo in the Oval Office (Photo by Pete Souza)

(13) Pope Francis meets Bo and Sunny (Photo by Pete Souza)

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(September was so impossible to narrow down, you have 13 choices in your top 10 😕 )

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30
Dec
15

Early Bird Chat

(Randomness)

29
Dec
15

Tweet Of The Day

29
Dec
15

Photo of the Year: August

(1) President Obama greets five-month-old Davida Asen and her mother Rebecca Watson in the Outer Oval Office. Rebecca’s brother-in-law, Jonathan Asen, Office of Legislative Affairs, brought his family to have departure photos taken with the President (Photo by Pete Souza)

(2) President Obama thanks Grace Jerry who introduced him at the YALI Town Hall, Washington DC

(3) President Obama holds a little girl during a walking tour of the rebuilt Treme neighborhood in New Orleans (Photo by Doug Mills)

(4) Poldine Carlo, founding member of the Fairbanks Native Association, wipes away a tear after meeting President Obama at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage, Alaska. Carlo sang the President a song about Denali to mark the day he restored Mount McKinley to its original name of Denali (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)

(5) President Obama greets a young boy on his tour of New Orleans on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina (Photo by Pete Souza)

(6) Rep. John Lewis makes remarks on 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act as the President and AG Lynch listen

(7) President Obama greets residents in the the Tremé neighborhood in New Orleans on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Tremé is one of the oldest black neighborhoods in America, which borders the French Quarter just north of Downtown (Photos by Andrew Harnik/AP)

(8) President Obama smiles as he sits in a cart while golfing at Farm Neck Golf Club, in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on the island of Martha’s Vineyard (Photo by Steven Senne/AP)

(9) President Obama and daughter Malia arrive at the White House on the first family’s return from vacationing on Martha’s Vineyard (Photo by Olivier Douliery/Getty)


(10) President Obama greets residents in the the Tremé neighborhood in New Orleans (Photo by Andrew Harnik)

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29
Dec
15

Mark. Your. Calendars.

29
Dec
15

Early Bird Chat

On This Day – Pete Souza: “I thought this was an interesting juxtaposition between his role as a father, and his role as Commander in Chief. On vacation in Hawaii, here he is hugging his daughter Malia while NSC chief of staff Denis McDonough waits to connect him on the latest conference call following the attempted Christmas Day terrorist attack.” 2009

28
Dec
15

Photo of the Year: July

(1) Vice President Joe Biden, Dr Jill Biden, Sasha Obama and members of the Biden family pose on the pitch with Mia Hamm after the U.S. team’s 5-2 victory against Japan in the World Cup Final (Photo by Ronald Martinez)

(2) President Obama arriving in Kenya (Photo by Pete Souza)

(3) The President takes a selfie with his half-sister Auma Obama at the Safaricom Indoor Arena in Nairobi (Photo by Pete Souza)

(4) Dancing with sister Auma Obama, President Kenyatta, and others at the State Dinner in Nairobi (Photo by Pete Souza)

(5) Viewing the remains of “Lucy,” the 3.2 million-year-old fossilized bones of a human ancestor, at the National Palace in Addis Ababa (Photo by Pete Souza)

(6) President Obama arriving back at Joint Base Andrews (Photo by Pete Souza)

(7) President Obama smiles with Emma Didlake, the oldest known World War II veteran at 110 years old, in the the Oval Office of the White House. Didlake was a Private during the course of her service and her decorations include the Women’s Army Corps Service Medal, American Campaign Medal, and World War II Victory Medal (Photo by Yuri Gripas/Reuters)

(8) President Obama shakes hands with a vendor while walking in Central Park, NY (Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

(9) President Obama became the first sitting president to visit a federal prison in El Reno, Oklahoma (Photo by Pete Souza)

(10) President Obama walks down the Cross Hall with Vice President Biden after he delivered a statement on the Iran nuclear agreement (Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

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28
Dec
15

Chat Away

28
Dec
15

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