Posts Tagged ‘o’hare


Iowa …. & Mars

President Obama walks from Marine One to board Air Force One at O’Hare International Airport en route to Offutt Air Force Base in Bellevue, Neb.


Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha, Nebraska

… with a member of his Secret Service security detail


Bayliss Park in Council Bluffs, Iowa


President Obama inspects drought-stricken corn with farmer Roger McIntosh as he visits the McIntosh farm in Missouri Valley, Iowa



Next up:

6:15 ET: The President delivers remarks at a campaign event at Boone, Herman Park, Iowa


Rise and Shine

President Obama arrives at O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, Aug. 11

12:45: President Obama attends a campaign event at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers (Closed press)

4:30: Attends a Gen44 reception at the Bridgeport Arts Center in Chicago (live coverage?)

6:20: Delivers remarks at a birthday party-themed fundraiser in the backyard of his home in Hyde Park

8:15: Holds a photo-reception event at the Hyde Park home of friends Marty Nesbitt and wife Anita Blanchard (print pool)

10:20: PBO delivers remarks at the Hyde Park home of Barbara Bowman, mother of Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett (print pool)


The President will remain overnight in Chicago on Sunday and on Monday will travel to Council Bluffs, Iowa, where he will begin a three-day bus tour. He will attend campaign events in Council Bluffs and Boone, and remain overnight in Des Moines. On Tuesday, he will travel to Oskaloosa, Marshalltown, and Waterloo, Iowa for campaign events. He will remain overnight in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

On Wednesday, the President and First Lady will travel to Dubuque and Davenport, Iowa for campaign events. They will return to Washington, D.C. later on Wednesday.


First Lady Michelle Obama talks to staff who treated victims of the July 20 Colorado movie theater shooting at the Medical Center of Aurora, Colorado, August 11

First Lady’s schedule:


4:40 & 8:35: Delivers remarks at campaign fundraising events in Los Angeles


Appears on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” – the interview will air in the evening

4:30: Delivers remarks at a campaign fundraising event in Los Angeles






Morning everyone, chat away 😉



President Barack Obama departs O’Hare International Airport in Chicago for Los Cabos, Mexico to attend the G20 summit.

The President will be at the Summit until Tuesday evening when he returns to DC.


My kind of town….

Arriving in Chicago tonight

…. greeted by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his wife Amy Rule


…. with British PM David Cameron at Camp David

….. with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev of Russia

….. with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany

….. with Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada

All photos by Pete Souza – more here



Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley greets President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama upon their arrival in Chicago, April 27

President Obama jogs to greet supporters after arriving at Chicago O’Hare International Airport

Thank you so much to Phillip for this photo from Chicago today


President Obama has arrived at Oprah Winfrey’s Chicago studio to tape an interview on her show, but the conversation won’t be made public until hours later.

 One clip of the interview will be released after 4 p.m., and two will be shown on Thursday, a spokesman for the show told the pool traveling with Obama. The entire exchange will be shown on Monday.



President Obama holds an iPad as he prepares to climb into his car after landing in Chicago on Marine One, April 14


Time (November 2010): Potus turned to the Thai leader to his right.

“So you like your iPad?”

The Thai leader nodded and asked if Potus had one.

“You know, I bought one for my wife. But these days mostly I have someone carrying my books. So that’s my iPad.”

Life might be easier for Reggie now 🙂



President Barack Obama greets well wishers upon his arrival at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport, April 14

(There’s no sound in this video)

President Obama reads a note given to him by a young girl upon arrival at O’Hare International Airport

Chicago Tribune: The president, accompanied by his chief of staff, Chicagoan William Daley, arrived shortly after 5 p.m. He is scheduled to attend two private fundraisers – at the N9NE and MK Chicago restaurants – before heading to the main event at Navy Pier.

Tickets range from $100 to the legal maximum of $35,800. Part of the money will go to the president’s 2012 re-election campaign and part to the Democratic National Committee.

The Navy Pier event is hosted by Gen44, a group of young Obama supporters. About 2,000 are expected to attend.

Notable attendees will include Bulls star Derrick Rose, Pittsburgh Steeler and former University of Illinois player Rashard Mendenhall and Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks. Grammy Award-winner Colbie Caillat will perform. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel also is scheduled to be there.

The restaurant fundraisers will each be attended by about 225 people.

Obama’s return to Chicago comes as his campaign staff is setting up his national campaign headquarters here on an entire 50,000-square-foot floor of One Prudential Plaza.

He will spend the night in Chicago and return to D.C. on Friday.

And he and first lady Michelle Obama will return in two weeks to tape one of the final episodes of “The Oprah Winfrey Show” on April 27. That show is set to air May 2. Winfrey is ending her show later in May after 25 years.


picture perfect: no 6

O’Hare Airport, Chicago, 2005 (Pete Souza).

Just another commuter.

See all the Picture Perfect photos here


welcome home

President Barack Obama greets members of a long receiving line after stepping off Air Force One at Chicago O’Hare International Airport, October 7



President Barack Obama follows his mother-in-law Marian Robinson, daughters Malia and Sasha and First Lady Michelle Obama up the ramp to board Air Force One at Chicago O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, IL, May 31, 2010.







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