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President Barack Obama walks with Bo, the family dog, as he arrives to read a story to children attending the annual Easter Egg Roll on April 1, 2013 on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama walks with Bo, the family dog, as he arrives to read a story to children attending the annual Easter Egg Roll on April 1, 2013 on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC.

Obama Ready to Walk Boehner’s Dog

President Barack Obama occasionally has been spotted walking his dogs. We’re pretty sure, though, that the commander-in-chief has never washed the presidential limousines. Yet, he says he’s willing to do both for Congress — if lawmakers will only work with...

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President Barack Obama presents the National Medal of Arts to singer Linda Ronstadt in the East Room of the White House on July 28, 2014.

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President Barack Obama presents the National Medal of Arts to singer Linda Ronstadt in the East Room of the White House on July 28, 2014.

Obama: Bo Has Not Eaten Any Art

Filmmaker Jeffrey Katzenberg and singer Linda Ronstadt played the White House: The two were among the recipients of the National Medal Of Arts presented by President Barack Obama today. “It has been 200 years since Dolley Madison saved the portrait...

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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks with two-year-old Ashtyn Gardner during the White House Christmas decorations viewing on Dec. 4, 2013.

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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks with two-year-old Ashtyn Gardner during the White House Christmas decorations viewing on Dec. 4, 2013.

First-Dog Topiaries With Wagging Tails: Christmas at the White House

A short time after President Barack Obama delivered an Obamacare pep talk today, the White House unwrapped its 2013 holiday decorations with the theme “Gather Around.” Over 83 volunteers from around the country helped White House staff adorn 24 Christmas...

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Bo, left, and Sunny, the Obama family dogs, on the South Lawn of the White House, on Aug. 19, 2013.

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Bo, left, and Sunny, the Obama family dogs, on the South Lawn of the White House, on Aug. 19, 2013.

Obama’s Bo Gets Sunny ‘Sister’

In order for there to be a Top Dog, there must be a second dog. And so it is for Bo today. As “Sunny,” another Portuguese water dog, has joined the first family. The first photos on Tumblr come from...

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A Christmas decoration of the presidential dog Bo stands during the first viewing of the White House 2012 holiday decorations on Nov. 28, 2012.

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A Christmas decoration of the presidential dog Bo stands during the first viewing of the White House 2012 holiday decorations on Nov. 28, 2012.

Bo, First Dog, Wishes `Joy to All’

`Tis the season to suspend partisan feelings. Despite all the talk of cliff-diving, bungee-jumping, slopes and slides on Capitol Hill. At the White House, a week of holiday receptions is underway, starting with members of Congress on Monday and continuing...

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Decorations in the State Dining Room during the first viewing of the White House 2012 holiday decorations on Nov. 28, 2012.

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Decorations in the State Dining Room during the first viewing of the White House 2012 holiday decorations on Nov. 28, 2012.

Boehner at White House: Humbug

The White House is festooned with decorated trees and a model of the first dog, Bo, all for the season’s holidays. And last night, the president opened the doors of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue to members of Congress for one of...

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First Lady Michelle Obama on June 5, 2012 at the Newseum in Washington.

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First Lady Michelle Obama on June 5, 2012 at the Newseum in Washington.

Michelle Obama Sees a ‘Journey’

“Are there any men here?” first lady Michelle Obama asked. A few amid the crowd at the “2012 Women for Obama” event called out. “All right, a few good men,” she said. “Stand proud.” So many women filled the fundraising...

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