Archive for August 15th, 2013

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Throwback Thursday – The Heisman

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President Obama strikes the Heisman pose after accepting a football from quarterback Tim Jefferson, left, during the Commander-in-Chief Trophy presentation to the United States Air Force Academy football team in the East Room of the White House, April 23, 2012 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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Hook ‘Em!!!!!!!!!!!!! – Barack Obama striking a “Heisman” pose while holding Earl Campbell’s Heisman trophy during a tour of the University of Texas in Austin, Feb 2008

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Yes America, Pres. Obama is indeed a BURNT ORANGE man. Go Longhorns!!!

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Another Longhorn Fan! – First Lady Michelle Obama strikes the Heisman pose while greeting Dallas Cowboys football players, from left, Miles Austin, DeMarcus Ware, and Felix Jones at the Kleberg Rylie Recreation Center in Dallas, Texas, Feb. 10, 2012 (Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

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13

Cover Star

On whether she thinks having an African-American family in the White House has moved the needle.

Absolutely. Children born in the last eight years will only know an African-American man being president of the United States. That changes the bar for all of our children, regardless of their race, their sexual orientation, their gender. It expands the scope of opportunity in their minds. And that’s where change happens.

More here: Parade

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Aug
13

Being Biden Vol. 9,10,11

The Vice President and Dr. Biden talk about their visit with children and their military mentors participating in the USO/TAPS Good Grief Campout at Camp Pendleton, a U.S. Marine Corps Base in Southern California. TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors) is a national non-profit organization that is made up of, and provides services to, those who have lost a loved one on active duty with the Armed Forces.  @TAPS4America

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The Vice President speaks about the Supreme Court decision to overturn The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and the positive impact it will have across the country and among his own staff.

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1985 Vice President Biden, with his son Hunter, and Father Roberto Balducelli in Italy.

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15
Aug
13

That Famous Hug

August 15, 2012 – The day of the famous hug.

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A year ago today: “The President hugs the First Lady after she had introduced him at a campaign event in Davenport, Iowa. The campaign tweeted a similar photo from the campaign photographer on election night and a lot of people thought it was taken on election day.” (Photo by Pete Souza)

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