January 24, 2012 The White House uploaded a YouTube video to tout the large role the president had in preparing the speech. But the White House also would provide an enhanced video feed of the speech, with graphics and charts to go with the president's words, as an added value. And officials would engage citizens through social media after the speech, again on the official website.
January 9, 2012 Daley, who became chief of staff one year ago, was replaced by Budget Director Jack Lew. President Obama said Daley did "extraordinary work."
December 20, 2011 Once homeless, David Bondarchuck of Denver is a caterer and designer who this year helped decorate the White House for the holidays. A comment he made to NPR about being inspired by Martha Stewart helped land him an appearance on her show Wednesday.
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Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Herndandez.
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November 17, 2011 Law enforcement officials tell several news outlets that Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez had told others of his anger toward President Obama and Washington.
November 16, 2011 Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Herndandez, who authorities say may have fired the shots has been taken into custody. No one was hurt and the bullet that was stopped by ballistic glass. President Obama and the first lady were not in the White House.
The towers of the World Trade Center. Sept. 11, 2001.
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August 30, 2011 The guidelines focus on honoring the victims, stressing the need to be prepared for another attack and recognizing that other nations have also been targeted by terrorists, The New York Times reports. Will you mark the anniversary in some way?
The tree on Tuesday. Some of the damage can be seen in the middle.
July 7, 2011 As President Obama and Congressional leaders were inside the White House today trying to agree on ways to cut the federal budget, some serious trimming was going on just outside.
April 1, 2011 National Journal's interactive view of the West Wing is worth spending a few minutes on
March 4, 2011 During this year's Super Bowl, President Obama created a stir by offering guests at the White House beer that he'd brewed himself. And now the president reportedly plans to have another batch of his homebrew on hand March 17 for St. Patrick's Day.
February 3, 2011 The outage led to reporters and others wondering what became of normal White House e-mail barrage.
January 27, 2011 Jay Carney will be the next White House press secretary. Carney was once a reporter covering the White Houses of Bill Clinton and George W. Bush for Time magazine.
January 4, 2011 Daley is a respected pro-business Democrat from the pragmatist school of Chicago politics who can credibly talk language the GOP would understand. A JP Morgan Chase official with a powerful name, he could be a strong envoy to the House GOP.
December 16, 2010 On the same day that President Obama and his advisors declared that the United States is "on track" in Afghanistan, hundreds of anti-war protesters gathered outside the White House to voice their dissent.
October 5, 2010 The return of solar panels to the White House makes sense considering how often Obama mentions them. For the president, they are a powerful symbol of the kind of U.S. manufactured products the green economy could create.
September 22, 2010 Bob Woodward's "Obama Wars" is reportedly a tale of White House infighting with new Afghan tidbits.
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