This year's White House Gingerbread House is made with 150 pounds of gingerbread, 100 pounds of bread dough, 20 pounds of gum paste, 20 pounds of icing and 20 pounds of sculpted sugar pieces. It also features both the East and West Wings. Raquel Zaldivar/NPR hide caption

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For The Holidays, The Obamas Open Up The White House One Last Time

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'Southside With You' Has Us Asking: Where Is The Love In Black Movies?

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Slave Labor And The 'Longer History' Of The White House

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First lady Michelle Obama acknowledges the crowd before delivering her speech during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Monday. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, speaks to the delegates on start of the first day of the Republican National Convention. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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First Lady Michelle Obama wears her signature cardigan while dancing with performers from the television show So You Can Dance during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on April 6, 2015. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Mrs. Obama Saves The Cardigan: 'The Obama Effect' In Fashion

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President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, shown here in September, will deliver keynote addresses at the SXSW Interactive and Music festivals, respectively. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Michelle Obama eats lunch with school children at Parklawn Elementary School in Alexandria, Va., in 2012. The first lady unveiled new guidelines Tuesday aimed at cracking down on the marketing of junk food to kids during the school day. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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