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White House Press Access

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Limited press access to the president and White House events is an important issue that goes right to the heart of America's democratic principles.

LOOK: What One Adorable Kid Did To Get Obama's Attention

Posted 08.23.2013 | Good News

Mr. President, pleaseeee look at me! White House photographer Pete Souza snapped a picture of a cute toddler playing on the floor while President O...

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...

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...

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: 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 ...

The Story Behind A Touching White House Photo

The New York Times | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — For decades at the White House, photographs of the president at work and at play have hung throughout the West Wing, and each print soo...

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...

What Is That On The President's Desk?

Posted 03.20.2012 | Technology

A recent White House photograph of President Obama reveals an iPad 2 resting on the Oval Office desk, showing the commander in chief is, at least in o...

Rick Perry's Harsh Attack Appears To Walk Fine Line With The Rules

Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics

A new, slickly produced campaign ad from Texas governor and GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry appears to run afoul with the rules with its use of ...

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...

Reading the Pictures: The Obama Bus As Metaphor

Michael Shaw | Posted 10.18.2011 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2011-08-18-shawpull.pngIf people can't stop talking about the Obama campaign bus, the question is why?

White House Photo Of Dead Troops Ceremony Sparks Protest

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 10.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A White House photographer was allowed to take and widely distribute a photo from the ceremony Tuesday for the return of the remains of ...

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...

Paul Needham

New Exhibit Gives 'Behind The Scenes' Look at Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Needham | Posted 08.17.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Everywhere President Barack Obama goes, the cameras are always watching -- whether it's a professional's camcorder or an amateur's cellpho...

Behind-The-Scenes White House PHOTOS: Pete Souza's Year-End Roundup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

To mark the end of 2010 president-style, White House Photographer Pete Souza posted an album of his favorite, behind-the-scenes images to Flickr -- wi...

White House Photographer Picks His 10 'Photos Of The Day'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Chief Official White House Photographer Pete Souza celebrated the one-year anniversary of the website's "Photo of the Day" by reposting ten pictures "...

Behind-The-Scenes White House PHOTOS: Kayaking, Catch & New Oval Office

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The President has certainly been busy since the dog days of summer and the White House Flickr has captured most of it. Obama has traveled to Ohio, Mas...

Reading the Pictures: Baring the President's Fists

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2010-03-26-obamafinal.jpgIf the term "game change" gets thrown around a lot these days, in Obama's case, passing health care has done just that.

Jason Linkins

White House Press Corps Upset Over Lack Of Transparency At Executive Order Signing

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The White House press corps is upset that Obama kept reporters from covering his signing of the Bart Stupak Mollification Executive Order Of 2010, instead opting to unceremoniously sign the order behind closed doors.

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...

Obama's First Year In Pictures Going On Display In NYC: Pete Souza's Exhibit

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Photographs of President Barack Obama's first year in the White House are being put on exhibit in New York City. The nearly 80 photo...

The Best Behind-The-Scenes White House Photos From Obama's First Year

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Whatever your opinion of President Obama's first year in office, it's undeniable that 2009 produced some amazing behind-the-scenes White House photogr...