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25
May
15

The President And First Lady’s Day

President Barack Obama places a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Solider at Arlington National Cemetery

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U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and U.S. Army Military District of Washington Commanding General Jeffrey Buchanan participate in the wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier as part of the Memorial Day observance at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia May 25, 2015.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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President Barack Obama speaks during a Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery May 25, 2015 in Arlington, Virginia

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Text of the President’s remarks here

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President Barack Obama, Defense Secretary Ash Carter, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff U.S. Army General Martin Dempsey honor fallen soldiers at Arlington

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U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and U.S. Army Military District of Washington Commanding General Jeffrey Buchanan participate in the wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier as part of the Memorial Day observance at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia May 25, 2015.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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First lady Michelle Obama smiles after being hooded for an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humanities from Oberlin College. Monday, May 25, 2015, in Oberlin, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

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Text of the First Lady’s remarks here

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First lady Michelle Obama smiles as she is introduced by Oberlin College President Marvin Krislov before receiving an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humanities from Oberlin College, Monday, May 25, 2015, in Oberlin, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

First Lady Michelle Obama smiles as she is introduced by Oberlin College President Marvin Krislov before receiving an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humanities from Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio

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Maura Zurick: First Lady Michelle Obama Urges Oberlin College Graduates To Make A Difference

First Lady Michelle Obama told nearly 700 Oberlin College graduates Monday to wake up and “play your part in our great American story.” Obama urged the class of 2015 to volunteer for campaigns or “better yet, run for office yourselves.” She encouraged the graduates to not shy away from the clamor and polarization of the real world and told them to face the revolutions of their time: climate change, economic inequality, human rights and criminal justice reform. “Today, I want to urge you to actively seek out the most contentious, polarized, gridlocked places you can find,” she said in her 25-minute remarks to graduates, family members and spectators in Tappan Square.

“Because so often, throughout our history, those have been the places where progress really happens –- the places where minds are changed, lives transformed, where our great American story unfolds.” Zoe Madonna, an East Asian studies graduate, called the first lady brilliant. “This is going to be a story that I can tell 50 years from now about the time the first lady spoke at my graduation, and I really enjoyed that it wasn’t a pat-yourself-on-the-back speech,” Madonna said. “Usually when dignitaries come, they keep their real selves, real opinions quiet, but you could hear what she really thought, what she really wants for us shining through in her speech.”

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First lady Michelle Obama poses with Oberlin College President Marvin Krislov after receiving an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humanities, Monday, May 25, 2015, in Oberlin, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

09
Mar
15

The President’s Day

Obama delivers remarks at the National League of Cities annual Congressional City Conference in Washington

President Barack Obama speaks at the National League of Cities annual Congressional City Conference in Washington. Targeting stagnant wages in an otherwise improving economy, the president is calling on employers, educational institutions and local governments to ramp up training and hiring of high-technology in an effort to drive up higher-income employment

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Obama delivers remarks at the National League of Cities annual Congressional City Conference in Washington

Obama arrives to deliver remarks at the National League of Cities annual Congressional City Conference in Washington

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President Barack Obama hugs National League of Cities President, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker

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This kick-ass moment. The audience is tired of the disrespect. This doesn’t only concern the Politico reporter, but to everyday supporters who call him “Obama.” It’s like nails on a chalkboard. He is the first two term elected African-American President. He is not “Obama” to you. He’s President Barack Obama or President Obama. If you want to shorten, then it should be POTUS or PBO. He’s more than earned that title

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14
Jan
15

Rise and Shine

On This Day: First Lady Michelle Obama and Maya Angelou at the BET Honors at the Warner Theater, January 14, 2012

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Today (all times CT)

1:45: The President arrives in Iowa

2:25: Attends a fiber optic splicing demonstration; Cedar Falls Utilities, Cedar Falls

2:40: Delivers remarks on high-speed broadband access; Cedar Falls Utilities

6:45 EST: Arrives White House

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The President’s Tuesday – by Nerdy

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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) in Arlington, Virginia. President Obama discussed efforts to improve the government’s ability to collaborate with industry to combat cyber threats

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With Secretary of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson

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On This Day

President Obama delivers remarks to the House Democratic Caucus retreat at the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center January 14, 2010 in Washington, D.C

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President Obama, along with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, former President Bill Clinton, and Richard Holbrooke’s widow, Kati Marton, watch from backstage as a slide show of pictures are displayed during a memorial service for Holbrooke at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., Jan. 14, 2011 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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First Lady Michelle Obama and Maya Angelou at the BET Honors at the Warner Theater, January 14, 2012

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President Obama talks with 2013 NBA Champion Miami Heat players Dwyane Wade, left, and LeBron James in the Blue Room prior to a ceremony honoring the team on winning their second straight Championship title, in the East Room of the White House, Jan. 14, 2014 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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MoooOOOooorning!

30
Sep
14

The President And First Lady’s Day

@dougmillsnyt: President Obama walks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India during a surprise visit to the MLK Memorial

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President Obama hosts a meeting with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office

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Last night’s dinner

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President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India en-route to the Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., Sept. 30, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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President Obama and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit the Martin Luther King Memorial

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 First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at a luncheon in the East Room of the White House to honor of the winners of the 2014 National Design Awards




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