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Biden thanks Quayle for the pool

Vice President Biden said Monday that he'd never have anything bad to say about Dan Quayle, his often-mocked predecessor, because Quayle was responsible for the pool at the vice presidential residence.

By Garance Franke-Ruta  |  April 12, 2010; 1:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Obama to attend Easter services in the District

President Obama will worship with a District congregation this Easter Sunday, a visit that comes at a time when president has been quietly working to improve his ties with faith leaders, particularly those in the African American community.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  April 2, 2010; 6:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (22)
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Gibbs makes good on hockey bet with Canada

White House press secretary Robert Gibbs honored a bet he'd made with his Canadian counterpart during the Winter Olympics, donning the red maple leaf of the Canadian national hockey team at the start of Friday's briefing.

By Garance Franke-Ruta  |  March 12, 2010; 3:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Preparing the gowns for the Smithsonian First Ladies Exhibit (video)

The Smithsonian National Museum of American History this week takes a stroll through formal fashion history with a short video documenting the process of setting up the museum's first ladies exhibition, which on Tuesday acquired first lady Michelle Obama's white inaugural gown.

By Garance Franke-Ruta  |  March 11, 2010; 11:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Dalai Lama throws snow at White House press

The Dalai Lama playfully threw snow at the press gathered in front of the White House on Thursday. The exiled spiritual leader of Tibet then admonished the media not to "ask silly questions" at a press conference later in the day.

By Web Politics Editor  |  February 18, 2010; 3:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Snowmaggedon at the White House (Video)

White House snow scenes video.

By Garance Franke-Ruta  |  February 11, 2010; 10:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Oprah's White House special: A preview, Web Politics Editor , December 11, 2009
Secret Service: procedures not followed, By Michael D. Shear , November 26, 2009
State dinner: the attendees list, Garance Franke-Ruta , November 24, 2009
On tonight's menu: 'White House arugula', Garance Franke-Ruta , November 24, 2009
Tax man comes for C Street residence, Web Politics Editor , November 17, 2009
Vice President Biden serves lunch at homeless shelter, Web Politics Editor , November 13, 2009
Uprooting a fall harvest at the White House kitchen garden, Web Politics Editor , October 29, 2009
Obama bestows medal on Edward Brooke, Web Politics Editor , October 28, 2009
Ladies who've got game, too, Web Politics Editor , October 27, 2009
Woman joins Obama on the links , Washington Post Editor , October 25, 2009
New Obama family portrait, by Annie Leibovitz, Web Politics Editor , October 23, 2009
Michelle Obama hoops it up for health, Web Politics Editor , October 21, 2009
Obama makes surprise visit to Silver Spring school, Web Politics Editor , October 19, 2009
Ahead by a rose? Va. florist pulls out front, Web Politics Editor , October 19, 2009
Obamas Throw A 'Fiesta' Mas Fina, Web Politics Editor , October 14, 2009
Courting Allies: Who's Got Game?, Web Politics Editor , October 8, 2009
On the South Lawn, A White House 'Star Party', Web Politics Editor , October 7, 2009
Obama to Keynote Gay-Rights Dinner With Lady Gaga, "Glee" , Web Politics Editor , October 6, 2009
Antiwar Protesters Turn Their Sights on Obama, Web Politics Editor , October 5, 2009
Obama Bans Federal Employees From Texting While Driving, Web Politics Editor , October 1, 2009
Beck Strikes Again; Yosi Sergant Reassigned at NEA, Web Politics Editor , September 10, 2009
Victoria Kennedy a Guest of First Lady, Web Politics Editor , September 9, 2009
Ramadan Dinner at the White House: The Guest List, Web Politics Editor , September 1, 2009
Getting 'All Wee-Weed Up', Web Politics Editor , August 21, 2009
Obama's Backyard Summit, Web Politics Editor , July 30, 2009
A Fine Belgian Beer Called Budweiser, Web Politics Editor , July 30, 2009
So, Who's Bringing the S'mores?, Web Politics Editor , July 24, 2009
Obama Defends His Dad Jeans, Web Politics Editor , July 21, 2009
Before Obama's First Pitch, a Little Wind Up, Web Politics Editor , July 14, 2009
Suspicious Package Outside Vice President's Residence, Web Politics Editor , July 8, 2009
Kal Penn Lands in D.C., Begins White House Job, Web Politics Editor , July 6, 2009
Post 'Salon' Story Prompts WH Ethics Rules Reminder , Web Politics Editor , July 2, 2009
White House Kitchen Welcomes Brainfood, Web Politics Editor , July 2, 2009
At the White House, a Wall of Newspapers, Web Politics Editor , June 26, 2009
Gibbs to Get Dunked, Web Politics Editor , June 25, 2009
A Barack Obama Elementary School?, Web Politics Editor , June 24, 2009
Obama Takes the Girls For Frozen Custard, Web Politics Editor , June 20, 2009
Obama to Rib Reporters at Gala Dinner, Web Politics Editor , June 19, 2009
White House Dog Photographed, Remains Cute, Web Politics Editor , June 19, 2009
Gibbs: Obama Struggles 'Every Day' Against Smoking, Web Politics Editor , June 12, 2009
White House Locked Down After Woman Jumps Fence, Web Politics Editor , June 9, 2009
Obama Signs Bill to Create Reagan Centennial Panel, Web Politics Editor , June 2, 2009
Nancy Reagan to Lunch with Michelle Obama , Web Politics Editor , June 2, 2009
At Blue Hill, It's President and Mrs. Foodie, Web Politics Editor , May 31, 2009
President Obama, Burger Guy, Web Politics Editor , May 29, 2009
Life in Pictures: The Playful President, Web Politics Editor , May 20, 2009
White House Poetry Jam Follows Morning Arts Meeting, Web Politics Editor , May 12, 2009
Obama Congratulates the Tar Heels, Web Politics Editor , May 11, 2009
Michelle Obama and Staff Go for Burgers, Web Politics Editor , May 8, 2009
Obama, Biden Go Out for Burgers, Web Politics Editor , May 5, 2009
The Official Presidential Flickr Photostream, Web Politics Editor , April 29, 2009
At the White House, Lobbyists Complain of Restrictions, Web Politics Editor , April 24, 2009
The President and the Guest List, Web Politics Editor , April 23, 2009
Breaking: First Dog Is "Crazy," Says First Lady, Web Politics Editor , April 23, 2009
The Obamas and Clinton Plant Some Trees, Web Politics Editor , April 21, 2009
Presidential Beefcake -- Haven't We Seen This Before?, Web Politics Editor , April 21, 2009
Bo Arrives at the White House, Web Politics Editor , April 14, 2009
White House Egg Roll Transforms South Lawn, Web Politics Editor , April 13, 2009
A Low-Key, High Profile Seder, Web Politics Editor , April 10, 2009
No Nats First Pitch for Obama, Web Politics Editor , April 10, 2009
Obama Teases Press: Dog's Arrival Is 'Top Secret', Web Politics Editor , April 10, 2009
Obama's Call to Winning NCAA Coach, Web Politics Editor , April 8, 2009
Obama to Host Passover Seder, Web Politics Editor , April 8, 2009
Frustration Over Ticket Process for Easter Egg Roll, Web Politics Editor , March 26, 2009
At the White House, It's Back to the Garden , Web Politics Editor , March 20, 2009
March Madness at the WH: Obama's Bracket, Web Politics Editor , March 18, 2009
The Wizards Fan Who Talked Trash to Obama, Web Politics Editor , March 3, 2009
Future First Dog News! Sort Of. , Web Politics Editor , February 25, 2009
Raccoon Captured at the White House, Web Politics Editor , February 25, 2009
Smoke-Filled Hallways Don't Phase Senators, Web Politics Editor , February 24, 2009
House Handshakers Already Lined Up for Obama, Web Politics Editor , February 24, 2009
White House Kitchen to Give Local Students a Tutorial, Web Politics Editor , February 21, 2009
First Lady Guides District Children Through a History Lesson, Web Politics Editor , February 18, 2009
A 'Raccoon Update' from the White House, Web Politics Editor , February 6, 2009
Gibbs: Obama a 'Restless Soul', Web Politics Editor , February 6, 2009
Alvin Ailey Draws Obamas to Kennedy Center, Web Politics Editor , February 6, 2009
President Plans a Superbowl Party, Web Politics Editor , January 30, 2009
Hey, Isn't That Resident Obama ..., Web Politics Editor , January 29, 2009
The Participatory Inaugural, Web Politics Editor , January 14, 2009
First Lady Dresses Through the Years, Web Politics Editor , January 12, 2009
Obama Gets a Half-Smoke at Ben's Chili Bowl, Web Politics Editor , January 10, 2009
The New Presidential Limo: 'A Rolling Tank with Windows', Web Politics Editor , January 10, 2009
A Mother-in-Law in the White House, Web Politics Editor , January 9, 2009
Blair House Mystery Solved: It's John Howard, Web Politics Editor , January 6, 2009
Obama Girls Start School at Sidwell, Washington Post Editor , January 5, 2009
Obamas to Stay at the Hay-Adams Hotel, Web Politics Editor , December 31, 2008
Before the White House, Obamas Moving to Washington, Web Politics Editor , December 30, 2008
Obama Girls Get a White House Tour, Web Politics Editor , November 18, 2008
Obama School Search Heats Up With Girls' Visit, Web Politics Editor , November 17, 2008
Michelle Obama Visits Georgetown Day School, Web Politics Editor , November 10, 2008
Capital Welcomes Obama, Web Politics Editor , November 5, 2008
 
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