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Margaret Sullivan: New York Times Should Ban White House Photos

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 12.06.2013 | Media

New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan sounded off on the battle between photographers and the Obama administration on Friday, saying that the...

Reading the Pictures: The Most Important Michelle Obama Photo Ever, Clarified

Michael Shaw | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2013-12-05-20131205JasonReedFLOTUSdoggirlpartythumb.jpgUsing the word "important" (as in, "Most Important") is less having, or even making, fun than ultimately degrading Michelle Obama and writing her off as a fool.

Newspapers Won't Run White House Photos

Posted 11.25.2013 | Media

USA Today and the Tacoma News Tribune are refusing to publish White House handout photos in protest of restrictions on press access. The decision ...

PHOTO: Obama Looks For Answers In The Situation Room

Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama was briefed on the latest developments on the situation in Boston on Friday, amid a massive manhunt for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the ...

PHOTO: Obama The Action Star

Posted 04.12.2013 | Politics

The White House on Friday released a batch of behind-the-scenes pictures taken over the last month, including some from his trip to the Middle East. ...

PHOTOS: A Rare Look Inside The White House

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 03.01.2013 | HuffPost Home

Even Presidents need to do a remodeling job now and then.

Obama Welcomes Make-A-Wish Cellist To Oval Office (PHOTO)

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama listened to cellist and Make-A-Wish recipient Khari Joyner in the Oval Office Tuesday. White House photographer Pete Souza twee...

The Most Iconic White House Photos Of Obama's First Term

Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama has had a busy first term at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, not a surprise for a man tasked with leading the free world. Official Wh...

PHOTOS: Behind The Scenes With The President

The Huffington Post | Ethan Klapper | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

White House Photographer Pete Souza recently released his June set of behind-the-scenes White House photos. President Barack Obama is pictured in cute...

White House Releases Behind The Scenes Photos

Posted 06.14.2012 | Black Voices

It's not very often that the POTUS himself gets a moment to steal away from the chaos of obligatory diplomatic meetings and press conferences, but it'...

PHOTOS: 10 Great White House Photos From May

Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics

The White House released its monthly batch of behind-the-scenes photos recently, and they do not disappoint. The captions, however, do. We need ...

Reading the Pictures: Obama's Perfunctory Gay Marriage Endorsement

Michael Shaw | Posted 07.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Michael Shaw

2012-05-10-pullquote.jpgIs it a significant development that the president of the United States has professed his support for gay marriage? Of course it is. Is it also a narrow development? Yes, that, too.

PHOTOS: 10 Great White House Photos From April

The Huffington Post | Ethan Klapper | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

Renowned White House photographer Pete Souza released his monthly batch of behind-the-scenes photos recently, and they do not disappoint. The capti...

New Behind-The-Scenes White House Photos

Posted 12.02.2011 | Politics

The White House has released a gallery of behind-the-scenes photos from September 2011. The photos highlight special events from September, includi...

PHOTOS: Behind-The-Scenes At The White House, Obama Family Vacation & More

Posted 11.10.2011 | Politics

The White House has released a gallery of behind-the-scenes photos, which provide insight into how President Barack Obama spent the dog days of summer...

Behind-The-Scenes Photos From The White House Debt Negotiations

Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama brought an end to the heated debt ceiling debate Tuesday, signing a bill -- passed easily by the Senate earlier in the day -- t...

All-New Behind-The-Scenes White House PHOTOS

The Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 09.16.2011 | Style

It's already been a busy summer for the First Family, with jaunts to Puerto Rico, stays in South Africa, soccer on the South Lawn, sobbing babies to s...

White House Reaches New Deal With Photojournalists

AP | Posted 08.02.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON — The White House will permit still photography of major presidential addresses, replacing a custom of presidents re-enacting their s...

White House Announces End To Controversial News Practice

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 07.12.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The White House said it is ending its long-running practice of having presidents re-enact televised speeches for news photographers f...

Hasidic Newspaper Photoshops Hillary Clinton Out Of Iconic Picture

Posted 07.09.2011 | Media

A Brooklyn-based Hasidic newspaper removed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and another woman from the now-iconic photo of the Obama national securi...

White House Releases Behind The Scenes Photos Of Situation Room

Posted 07.02.2011 | World

The White House has released behind-the-scenes photos of the Situation Room during tense discussions of the mission against Osama bin Laden. The missi...

Health Care Reform's Journey To Law In PHOTOS

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The official White House photographer Pete Souza and his team chronicled in photos the long journey that health care reform took from being an abstrac...

Behind-The-Scenes White House Photos From January: Babies, Basketball And Bush (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The first month of 2010 has come and gone, but what's been going on in the White House? A little basketball, baby-kissing, a meeting with former Presi...

New Behind The Scenes White House Photos: Holiday Parties And Jill Biden's Grinch Costume (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

It's the holiday season, and the White House has been in full swing. From Christmas soirees to Hannukah parties, a new set of behind-the-scenes photos...

Behind The Scenes White House Pictures: State Dinner, Singh Visit

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The White House has released two dozen new behind-the-scenes photos from Wednesday's (very full) day of festivities around the arrival of Indian Prime...