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15
Aug
14

Rise and Shine

On This Day: President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama’s hands rest on the railing of a boat during their tour of St. Andrews Bay in Panama City Beach, Fla., Sunday, Aug. 15, 2010 ( Photo by Pete Souza)

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Mooooooorning again everyone – the R&S vacation is nearly over, hang in there! And chat on.

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Happy 34th Wedding Anniversary to Mr and Mrs 57!

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On This Day

 President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha wait for Old Faithful to erupt during their visit to Yellowstone National Park on Aug. 15, 2009 (Photo by Tami A. Heilemann)

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President Obama and daughter Sasha steer the “Bay Point Lady” during a tour of St. Andrews Bay off Panama City Beach, Fla., Aug. 15, 2010 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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President Obama greets children from the Valleyland Kids summer program outside a school in Chatfield, Minn., during a three-day bus tour in the Midwest, Aug. 15, 2011 (Photo by Pete Souza)

President Obama greets people outside the Old Market Deli in Cannon Falls, Minn. Aug. 15, 2011. The President stopped to have lunch with five post-9/11 veterans from Minnesota during a three-day bus tour in the Midwest (Photo by Samantha Appleton)

President Obama holds a baby as he arrives for lunch at the Old Market Deli in Cannon Falls, Minn., during a three-day bus tour in the Midwest, Aug. 15, 2011 (Photo by Pete Souza)

27
Jun
14

The President and First Lady’s Day

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President Barack Obama gives an economic policy speech at the Lake Harriet Bandshell

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The Erler family listens to President Barack Obama talk about the economy while at the Lake Harriet Band Shell

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The National Memo: Obama Brings Middle-Class Message To Minnesota

President Barack Obama began a two-day visit to Minneapolis on Thursday sharing cheeseburgers with a local working mother and bringing a middle-class message tailor made to aid Democrats fearful of massive losses in the upcoming election. Obama said he shares the frustrations of people who went to college, work hard, and still struggle to buy homes, pay for child care, and dig out from student loan debt. “You are the reason I ran for office,” he told a crowd of about 350 people gathered for a town hall forum near Minnehaha Falls. In his early life, he said, “I was you guys … You are the ones I am thinking about every single day.”

Obama talked about progress his administration has made curbing greenhouse gases and making college more affordable, but devoted much of his time to touting the need for a higher minimum wage and equal pay and benefits for women. Those issues resonate strongly in Minnesota, where Gov. Mark Dayton (D) and a Democratic-controlled Legislature enacted the largest minimum wage increase in state history this year and approved a menu of economic protections for women in the workplace. “The idea that they would not be paid the same or not have the same opportunities … is infuriating,” Obama said of female workers. “If you are doing the same job, you should get the same salary. Period. Full stop.”

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Pete Souza: President Obama waves to the crowd after speaking at Lake Harriot Band Shell in Minneapolis

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Pete Souza: President Obama greets people in the crowd following his speech at Lake Harriot Band Shell in Minneapolis

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President Barack Obama greets audience members after he delivers remarks on the economy, at the Lake Harriet Bandshell in Minneapolis, Minn. (Photo by Pete Souza)

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President Barack Obama walks on the South Lawn of the White House upon his return to Washington from Minneapolis

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President Barack Obama holds 6-month-old Olivia Hughes, granddaughter of ABC News reporter Ann Compton, on the South Lawn of the White House upon his return to Washington from Minneapolis

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President Barack Obama waves as he and daughter Sasha walk out of BLT Steak after eating dinner

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrive for the Marine Barracks Evening Parade

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, are escorted to their seats by Marine Commandant Gen. James Amos and his wife Bonnie Amos

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President Obama pets Sgt. Chesty XIV at the Marine Barracks Evening Parade

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President Obama stands for the national anthem during the Marine Barracks Evening Parade




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