Posts Tagged ‘winter

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Feb
21

People Need Our Help

18
Feb
21

Help Wanted And Help Given

17
Dec
13

Genius

USA Today: Obama selection of Billie Jean King for Sochi ‘genius’

President Obama’s selection of Billie Jean King for the official U.S. delegation to the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games is a stroke of genius.

What better way to show the nation’s disgust for President Vladimir Putin’s anti-gay propaganda law than for Obama to send an American cultural icon and sports legend who also happens to be openly gay?

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WH.gov: President Obama Announces Presidential Delegations to the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games

President Barack Obama today announced the designation of Presidential Delegations to the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russian Federation.

Presidential Delegation to the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

The Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russian Federation will be held on February 7, 2014.

The delegation will attend athletic events, meet with U.S. athletes, and attend the Opening Ceremony.

The Honorable Janet A. Napolitano, President of the University of California, will lead the delegation.

The Honorable Michael A. McFaul, United States Ambassador to the Russian Federation.

The Honorable Robert L. Nabors, Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy.

The Honorable Billie Jean King, Member of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, Member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame, and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Mr. Brian A. Boitano, Olympic gold medalist, figure skating.

Presidential Delegation to the Closing Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

The Closing Ceremony of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russian Federation will be held on February 23, 2014.

The delegation will attend athletic events, meet with U.S. athletes, and attend the Closing Ceremony.

The Honorable William J. Burns, Deputy Secretary of State, will lead the delegation.

The Honorable Michael A. McFaul, United States Ambassador to the Russian Federation.

Ms. Bonnie Blair, five-time Olympic gold medalist and one-time bronze medalist, speed skating.

Ms. Caitlin Cahow, Olympic silver medalist and bronze medalist, women’s ice hockey.

Dr. Eric Heiden, five-time Olympic gold medalist, speed skating.

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10
Feb
11

brrrrr

Military personal salute as Air Force One, with President Barack Obama aboard, prepares to take-off from Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, for a flight to Marquette, Mich.

02
Feb
11

weather report

President Barack Obama is updated on the severe winter storm currently moving across the country during a phone call with Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate in the Oval Office, Feb. 2. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

18
Jan
11

brrrrrr…..

Icicles form on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 18. Freezing rain overnight left icy conditions, closing schools and delaying the opening of the Federal government by two hours

Against a backdrop of ice covered trees, national flags of China and the U.S. fly along Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House. Chinese President Hu Jintao on Tuesday flew to the United States for a state visit.

Vice President Joe Biden greets China’s President Hu Jintao at Andrews Air Force Base

Patrick Mahoney of the Christian Defense Coalition is arrested by police outside the White House during his protest against President Hu Jintao and China’s human rights abuses

‘Free Tibet’ supporters protest in front of the White House

Icicles hang from the leaves of a tree in the Lafayette Park in front of the White House

15
Dec
10

done talking

President Barack Obama walks from the Blair House across Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House after meeting with business leaders in Washington on December 15

11
Feb
10

abe? you warm enough in there?

Workers clear snow from a path leading to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington February 11, 2010.

10
Feb
10

brrr…….

Record-setting snowfall blankets 1600 Pennsylvania Ave on February 10, 2010.

08
Feb
10

dude, where’s my lawn?

Bo, the Obama family dog, plays in the snow in the Rose Garden of the White House, Feb. 8, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)




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