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December 22, 2009
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President Obama on Black Critics, “I cannot pass laws that say I’m just helping black folks”

“The only thing I cannot do is, by law, I cannot pass laws that say ‘I’m just helping black folks. ‘I’m the president of the entire United States,” President Obama said today in an interview with April Ryan of American Urban Radio Networks. The President confronted claims that he is not doing...

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December 22, 2009
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Oprah’s ‘Christmas at the White House’ Re-Airs Again Tonight

You know the saying: If it’s nice play it twice. In case you missed it ABC is re-airing “Christmas at the White House: An Oprah Primetime Special” tonight at 10pm. The first airing of the Obama’s first Christmas special was wildly successful, raking in an estimated 12 million viewers, making it the most...

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December 14, 2009
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President Obama Gives Himself B+ For Job Performance

On Oprah’s “Christmas at the White House” special last night, President Obama said he gives himself a “good, solid B-plus” for his first 11 months in office. The prez also credited his administration for trying to get the economy back on track and making what he felt was the right call on...

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December 13, 2009
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Indonesia Unveils a 10yr. Old Barack Obama Statue

  President Obama had, like, the best week ever! On the eve of his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance, Indonesians honored the prez by erecting a life-size statue of him as a 10-year old boy. Obama lived in the capital, Jakarta, for four years in the 1960’s. The bronze statue shows a young “Barry” Obama in school...

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December 10, 2009
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Michelle Obama Named “Most Fascinating” Person of 2009

First Lady Michelle Obama was named Barbara Walters’ Most Fascinating Person of 2009, one year after President Barack Obama took the honor. “It has been a whirlwind. But it’s been amazing,” Obama told Walters on her Wednesday special, The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2009. Jackson’s kids, Kate...

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November 29, 2009
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By The People: The Election of Barack Obama [FULL VIDEO]

Full video of  “By the People: The Election of Barack Obama”  The HBO documentary was broadcast here one day after its US premiere and one year after Election Day which brought Obama to the White House. There was certainly inspiration and and an amount of risk taken by HBO to put a whole team to follow...

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November 26, 2009
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Thanksgiving With The Obama’s & Full Menu

The Obama White House on Thursday released the Thanksgiving Day menu the First Family is enjoying with about 50 guests–friends, family and staff, according to Mrs. Obama’s press office. Mrs. Obama’s press office announced Wednesday that the menu would not be released then changed their plans on Thursday. The...

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November 26, 2009
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Obama’s Christmas to be Documented on Oprah

Ever wonder how the president and his family celebrate the holidays? Well wonder no more. The Obamas are going to give us a sneak peek into their first Christmas at the White House. According to Extra, the First Family will let the cameras into their home for a very special Oprah episode entitled “Christmas at the White...

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November 25, 2009
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The Obama’s FIRST State Dinner At The White House

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama hosted their first State Dinner at the White House tonight. It was in honor of Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh and his wife Mrs. Gursharan Kaur. It was “to celebrate the great and growing partnership between the United States and India.” Guests Arriving...

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November 12, 2009
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Movie Review: By The People – The Election of Barack Obama

Appreciation has become an art in 2009. In a society ever more dependent on an instantaneous 24-hour news cycle, the way that we understand things that happen has been warped. In many cases, the timely has trumped the important. Our memories, like Twitter feeds, fill up and clear out faster than it takes to type 160 characters...

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