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Obama, Kid President Meet In Oval Office

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama finally met with Kid President, the "self-appointed voice of a generation." A video posted to YouTube on Thursday shows the ...

Second Oval Office Readied In White House Rehab Project

Real Clear Politics | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics

This summer there will be two Oval Offices in the White House complex, and it won’t be a case of double vision. In preparation for a major, two-y...

LOOK: Obama's Desk Reveals Fondness For The Mitten State

Posted 01.18.2013 | Detroit

What's on President Barack Obama's desk? We're guessing some very classified papers, secret buttons and the like. But of more interest to us, it s...

Obama Chooses The Geekiest Decorating Theme Ever

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 11.13.2012 | HuffPost Home

Looks like our Commander-in-chief has a little bit of a nerdy side. "We came in when the economy was tanking and our first priority wasn't redecor...

Geekiest President Ever?

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 09.13.2012 | Technology

Looks like our Commander-in-chief has a little bit of a nerdy side. “We came in when the economy was tanking and our first priority wasn’t red...

President May Have To Vacate Oval Office Next Year

Washingtonian | By Carol Ross Joynt | Posted 01.27.2012 | Politics

Barack Obama, Newt Gingrich, and Mitt Romney are already knee-deep in what many observers are saying could be the nastiest presidential bid in decades...

Obama Laments Lack Of 'Cool' Phones

AP | By JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 06.15.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- Turns out President Barack Obama would like a phone upgrade. The president, in an unscripted moment with donors in Chicago, was talking...

The Audacity of Taupe

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Arianna Huffington

The Obamas' redecoration of the Oval Office is very cautious, neutral, inoffensive, neither one thing nor the other -- the Audacity of Taupe. But I applaud the switch from flowers to a bowl of fruit on the new coffee table.

Oh No! The Downhome Obama Oval Office Makeunder Is a Disaster -- Here's Why!

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Bonnie Fuller

Don't you think the President's Office looks like a family room now? Who put throw pillows on the presidential couches and turned the coffee table into a giant TV tray?

Oval Office Redesign: The Audacity Of Taupe

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The Oval Office has been tweaked, in a makeover orchestrated by the California decorator Michael Smith. In response, television audiences and the blog...

Obama Iraq Speech: The President's Address To The Nation (FULL TEXT)

Posted 08.04.2011 | Politics

The White House has released the full text of President Obama's address to the nation on Tuesday night. Read the president's remarks as prepared for d...

No Oscar for This Oval

Craig Crawford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Craig Crawford

Obama seems to view the presidency as all about big ideas that should not be cluttered by management issues like cleaning up an oil spill -- until political pressure forces him into the weeds.

Obama's Missed Opportunity to Tell it Like it Is

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Reich

The man who electrified the nation with his speech at the Democratic National Convention of 2004 put it to sleep Tuesday night. President Obama's address to the nation from the Oval Office was, to be frank, vapid.

The President's Oval Office Address and What's Next

Al Gore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Al Gore

I applaud President Obama's call for a comprehensive legislative solution to the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Now it is time for the Senate to act -- there is no excuse to do otherwise.

What Obama Should Have Said: Two Truths And Three Actions

Richard Greener | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Greener

If President Obama can send our children and our treasure to war for Iraq and Afghanistan certainly we can expect him to fight for us right here on our own beachhead.

Obama Oval Office Address: President Gives Speech On Gulf Oil Spill Crisis

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) -- National anger rising, President Barack Obama is defending his efforts against the country's worst environmental disaster and hopi...

Sam Stein

Obama Primetime BP Address: HuffPost Preview

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama will hit at least five major points during his prime time address from the Oval Office on Tuesday evening, a senior administration off...

Obama Oval Office Gets An Updated Look

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

BY NANCY BENAC, ASSOCIATED PRESS: WASHINGTON — The decorative china plates are long gone. Historic metal gadgets and Native American pottery no...

Bush Jacketless In Oval Office: Photo Uncovered After Bush Chief Of Staff Slams Obama's Informal Appearance (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

**Scroll down for slideshow** One day after President Bush's former Chief of Staff Andrew Card blasted President Obama for breaking the Bush dress co...

Bush's Private Note to Obama Leaked to Press

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Camp

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Obama Breaks Bush Jacket Rule In Oval Office

Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Following the release of the Oval Office photograph from Obama's first day, many observers have noted a distinct change from the Bush years: the new p...