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First Family To Spend 7th Straight Christmas In Hawaii

The Huffington Post | Chloe Fox | Posted 12.12.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama and his family are scheduled to spend their seventh straight Christmas in Hawaii, according to the White House. The first f...

Jason Linkins

Barack Obama And The Misery Of His Augusts, Ranked

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

There was definitely a time in President Barack Obama's life in which he looked forward to August. He was, after all, born on Aug. 4. And Hawaii seems like it's maybe the best part of America in which to spend an August.

Obama Interrupts Weekend Trip To Return To D.C.

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 10.29.2014 | Politics

PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — President Barack Obama blamed dysfunction in Congress on a Republican Party he said is captive to an ideologically rigid, unpr...

Obama vs. Bush: Who Took More Presidential Vacations?

FactCheck.org | Lori Robertson | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Q: Is it true that George W. Bush took more vacation days than Barack Obama? A: Ye...

If You're Upset About Obama's Golf Game, Here's Reagan Goofing Off During Major Events

Bob Cesca | Posted 10.25.2014 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Apparently U.S. history began when Barack Obama was inaugurated. In case you were unaware, he is evidently the first president to take vacations; he's the first president to play golf; he's the first president to be photographed without a suit or tie; and he's the first president to routinely use a teleprompter.

'Vacation' Over, Back To The White House For Obama

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 10.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The "vacation" is over and it's back to the White House for President Barack Obama. Obama, who returned to Washington late Sunday...

Obama Heading Back To DC In Rare Break From Vacation

AP | By JULIE PACE | Posted 10.17.2014 | Politics

EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama is getting off the island. In a rare move for him, the president took a break in the m...

Newsflash: Presidents Still Work While On Vacation

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

A crisis-weary president addresses the nation on the latest turmoil in the Middle East while on vacation away from the White House, as his staff assur...

Obama's On Vacation

AP | By JULIE PACE | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics

CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Saturday fled Washington for his familiar spot on Martha's Vineyard for a two-week summer vacation,...

Obama To Interrupt Summer Vacation With Trip Back To D.C.

AP | JULIE PACE and DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is doing something unusual with his summer vacation on Martha's Vineyard: He'll come back to Washington mid...

It's Time To Stop Vacation-Shaming Our Presidents

The Huffington Post | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama has received a lot of flak for his annual summer vacation on Martha's Vineyard. Critics claim that he's ignoring America's prob...

Jaweed Kaleem

The Lost Art Of The Presidential Vacation

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

For 16 days in mid-August, President Barack Obama and his family will vacation in Martha's Vineyard in a $12 million, 8,100-square-foot, seven-bedroom...

Lincoln, FDR, and the Power of the Well-Timed Vacation

Arianna Huffington | Posted 09.12.2014 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

It's the middle of summer, which means two things: all over the country people are going on vacation, and Washington, D.C. is a mess. Might part of the reason be that, while most people recognize the benefits of unplugging, recharging, and renewing in the summer, our politicians spend the season tethered to the same hamster wheel, including endless calls and events begging for money? The deficits we should be demanding that Washington focuses on are our leaders' deficits: energy, creativity, insight and wisdom. And summer is the perfect time to build up a surplus. I'm happy to see that President Obama will be taking a few weeks vacation in August. Maybe he can reserve some bipartisan bunk beds and take a few Republicans with him. We could certainly use a few masterpieces born of refueling.

Obama Reveals What He Will Do 'Right After The Next President's Inaugurated'

Reuters | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 10 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that he has big plans for working with young Americans after he leaves office...

Wonder Where the World's Leaders Vacation?

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.15.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

You might be going on vacation this Presidents Day weekend, but not the kinds of vacations that President Obama, Prince Charles, and other world leaders take.

Hawaiian Vacation Over For Obama And His Daughters

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — The 15-day Hawaiian holiday vacation is over for President Barack Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia. The president an...

Here's What Obama Faces In 2014

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 12.27.2013 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — The last vestiges of 2013's political wrangling officially behind him, President Barack Obama is setting his sights on the coming ye...

PHOTOS: President Obama Improves His Pants Game

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.27.2013 | Style

President Obama is one of the coolest presidents ever, but even he has his "dad fashion" moments. Case in point: last Christmas' memorable pleated-pan...

Protecting The President's Christmas

Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

It's not news to anyone that when the president comes to town, he comes with a ton of security. But when the president comes to a small island in the ...

Obama Family Begins Its Annual Hawaii Vacation

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 12.21.2013 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama has begun his annual winter vacation in Hawaii. The president, first lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha...

Looking Mighty Silly, Fellas

Posted 12.20.2013 | Travel

The Obamas will once again head to Hawaii for their annual holiday vacation on Friday. The First Family is expected to stay at the same Kailua propert...

Take A Look Inside Obama's Holiday Home And Other Hawaii Palaces Fit For A President

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.25.2014 | HuffPost Home

For most of the country, a holiday vacation includes a trip to grandma's house, questionable eggnog and keeping warm under a dusty, old Christmas swea...

Obama Gets Back From Vacation With Crisis To Face

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 10.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Fresh from a weeklong vacation, President Barack Obama has to confront such issues as the crisis in Egypt and federal spending befo...

Obama Golfs With Larry David

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.18.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama golfed with actor, writer and comedian Larry David on Saturday. The president and the "Curb Your Enthusiasm" star played nin...

Meet The Woman Behind The Obamas' Summer Vacation

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 08.17.2013 | Black Voices

VINEYARD HAVEN, Mass. -- Even on a summer family vacation, President Barack Obama is followed by an entourage whose behind-the-scenes movements are ju...