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Obama Gives Special Invite To Gay Dads From Michigan

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.14.2013 | Gay Voices

President Barack Obama surprised a gay Michigan couple with a special invite. Kent and Diego Love-Ramirez have been invited by the president for a...

It's the Biggest Scandal Since...

Tom Alderman | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics
Tom Alderman

... fill in the blanks: Teapot Dome, Watergate, Iran Contra, Lewinsky... Benghazi? You may have noticed that every time one erupts, it's compared in heinousness to the last really big one.

Obama: 'Strong Trade Deals' Key To Growing Economy

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2013 | Business

* Obama says "strong trade deals" help to boost jobs * White House to formally notify Congress soon on EU talks * U.S. h...

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.

Craigslist Ad: Seeking Roommate for Huge Beautiful House

Sarah Barness | Posted 04.30.2013 | DC
Sarah Barness

Now, I'm not going to say I wrote this Craigslist ad, but... I wrote this Craigslist ad.

An Open Letter to Congress

Bianca Strzalkowski | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics
Bianca Strzalkowski

As a proud American, as a woman who worries about my children's future, and as the wife of an American hero, you have let my community down.

Shaking Hands With Obama in the Oval Office

Gary S. Chafetz | Posted 03.04.2013 | DC
Gary S. Chafetz

The guy had two full-time jobs: running for reelection and running the country. And yet every month he takes about an hour from his schedule to shake hands, chat briefly and take photos with members of the armed forces attached to the White House. Each is allowed one tag-along parent. I won the toss.

How to Throw a Winning Election Night Party (PHOTOS)

Rana Florida | Posted 11.06.2012 | HuffPost Home
Rana Florida

2012-11-06-ScreenShot20121106at2.07.11PM.pngAs recent transplants to Toronto from Washington, DC, where we lived just a few miles from the White House, I felt it was my civic duty to host an election night party for my expat friends.

Big Bird, Jim Lehrer, Richard Nixon and Me

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 12.09.2012 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

Mitt Romney is not the first Republican to try to kill PBS, Sesame Street and Big Bird; forty years ago Richard Nixon tried to do the same thing.

Washington Politics Remains Uncomfortable With Latino Affairs

Pablo Manriquez | Posted 08.11.2012 | Latino Voices
Pablo Manriquez

Like a pimple between the shoulder blades of the American body politic, this election year Latinos rise beyond the reach of both left and right.

G8 Young Summit Asks World Leaders for a Seat At the Table

Jennifer Kushell | Posted 05.15.2012 | Impact
Jennifer Kushell

The weekend was a nonstop blur of networking, brainstorming, debating issues, plotting strategies and identifying innovative solutions to address the world's biggest current challenges.

What Would The White House Cost In Miami?

Posted 05.12.2012 | Miami

We know it's hard to imagine, because it isn't coated in stucco, filled with gaudy decor, or accented with a giant yacht tied bobbing nearby, but: if ...

What Would the White House Cost if it Were in Your Backyard?

David J. Cross | Posted 07.10.2012 | DC
David J. Cross

The White House would be among the most expensive homes in the United State if it were to be listed on the open market.

How Much Would The White House Cost To Buy In New York?

Posted 05.10.2012 | New York

In case anyone anywhere needed anymore proof that New York City is a prohibitively expensive place to live, consider this hypothetical question: Were ...

Obama Promises Summer Jobs In Aim To Lure Young Voters

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2012 | Business

By Lily Kuo WASHINGTON, May 2 (Reuters) - The White House pledged on Wednesday to help lower-income youth find summer jobs in a move ...

The Amazing Women Heading To The White House Correspondents' Dinner

TresSugar | Posted 04.25.2012 | Women

The red carpet will come out on Saturday night for some of the most famous faces from Hollywood - and Washington. The White House Correspondents' Dinn...

Elevating Ike: An Audiobook Review

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.29.2012 | Books
Tom Alderman

If you're a hardcore Democrat, this audiobook could turn you around about the man.

Women in U.S. Leadership: What's Next?

Tabby Biddle | Posted 05.29.2012 | Impact
Tabby Biddle

More women's voices are needed in public leadership. In the U.S., there are 72 women in the U.S. House of Representatives, 17 women in the Senate, and only six female governors. Our numbers are clearly out of proportion.

In the Battle for Our Future, It's Time for Education Bonds

Dr. Idit Harel Caperton | Posted 05.16.2012 | Education
Dr. Idit Harel Caperton

Why not give everybody a chance to contribute through Education Bonds? The money raised through these bonds could finance a large-scale, transformative effort to cure the public education system.

White House of the Blues

Paul Stoller | Posted 05.05.2012 | Home
Paul Stoller

The magic of The Blues worked itself way into the White House, providing a moment of communitas in Washington, D.C., a moment of unexpected unity in our divided society.

National Medal Awards at the White House

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

Every visit to the White House is special, but there is something very exciting about witnessing this event. Perhaps it is because I am a painter and I understand the years of work that went into what they have achieved and I can rejoice with them in their successes.

President Obama Visiting Denver Next Week

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 03.19.2012 | Denver

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to travel to five states following next week's State of the Union address, courting voters who will be...

Obama To Propose Plan To Keep U.S. Jobs At Home

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2012 | Business

* Obama promotes "insourcing" of U.S. jobs * New tax ideas likely face Republican resistance * Jobs, economy's health ar...

How Obama Can Win in 2012

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

With Romney as the Republican nominee, Obama will have a serious opponent. There are, however, several things which could break Obama's way, and over which the campaign has some control.

The 2011 White House Christmas Party in Rare Photo Glimpses

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 02.20.2012 | Style
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

The East Room is a wonderland, the roast beef is perhaps the best in the country and while there is only one president among the many portraits of h...