The White House Flickr Photo Stream: Get (More) Obsessed!

April 29, 2009

Nearly 300 photos and counting…

President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speak together sitting at a picnic table April 9, 2009, on the South Lawn of the White House. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speak together sitting at a picnic table April 9, 2009, on the South Lawn of the White House. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

President Barack Obama runs down the East Colonnade with family dog "Bo." 3/15/09 Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

President Barack Obama runs down the East Colonnade with family dog "Bo." 3/15/09 Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

President Barack Obama addresses U.S. troops during his visit to Camp Victory, Baghdad, Iraq 4/7/09. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza. (I assume that's one of Saddam's palaces?!)

President Barack Obama addresses U.S. troops during his visit to Camp Victory, Baghdad, Iraq 4/7/09. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza. (I assume that's one of Saddam's palaces?!)

Three more after the jump…

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NYT: Picking Letters, 10 A Day, That Reach Obama

April 20, 2009

presidential-sealRemember President Obama’s “60 Minutes” interview back in March where he mentioned that every day he reads a sampling of 10 letters sent to the White House?!  Well, the POTUS also occasionally responds. By hand. That according to an article in today’s Times which follows Mike Kelleher, the man responsible for choosing those 10 letters.

It’s a fascinating read and is coupled with an interactive feature that includes the letters and responses mentioned in the article.

Read: Picking Letters, 10 A Day, That Reach Obama (NYT)


Random: Helen Thomas

January 20, 2009

White House Press Corps member I’ve-covered-every-President-since-JFK-and-I-don’t-take-no-crap-from-nobody Helen Thomas is 88 years old.

She’s awesome.

I’d hit that.

Read about her (and her relationship with the Bush administration) here.