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What's the Going Price on the White House?

David J. Cross | Posted 07.04.2012 | DC
David J. Cross

Election season is here. Along with heated debates, the politically savvy will start tossing around a tried and true adage: The White House is for sale. This got us thinking: What would the executive mansion in the heart of D.C. fetch?

State Dinner Menus of Eras Past: Aspic, Hot Dogs, and Boiled Mutton

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lesley M. M. Blume

The Kennedys tout the virtues of aspic, the Franklin Roosevelts scandalized the polite world with an entrée, and George Washington gave new meaning to the phrase "no frills."

Obama's Modern Art (PHOTOS): White House's New Art On Display

AP | NANCY BENAC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

WASHINGTON (AP) You can't see it, but there's a quiet cultural revolution under way at the White House. The Obamas are decorating their private space...

Sam Stein

Spanish Spoken During White House Briefing For First Time

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House made history on Monday. And it wasn't just by loosening travel and remittance restrictions for individuals looking to reach out to fam...

Michelle Obama Entertains Kids At The White House In Celebration Of African American History Month (SLIDESHOW)

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

* Scroll down for slideshow* WASHINGTON — Foot-stomping music filled the East Room of the White House on Wednesday as first lady Michelle Obama...