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Michael Steele, Republican National Committee Chairman ****** The Republican National Committee (RNC) has selected Michael Steele as its party chairman. Steele is the first Black to hold the office and will serve until January 2011. With Barack Obama as President and his election to this office, both major political parties in the United States (Democrats [...]
Barack H. Obama is sworn in as the 44th president of the United States as his wife Michelle Obama holds the Bible and their daughters Malia Obama and Sasha Obama look on, on the West Front of the Capitol January 20, 2009 in Washington, DC. (Chuck Kennedy-Pool/Getty Images) ********* We were there. Attended a ball. [...]
On inauguration night, Barack and Michelle Obama will make their first stop â€“ and dance their first dance â€“ at a ball that will be Webcast to living rooms and community centers around the country as part of the Presidential Inaugural Committeeâ€™s plan to make this the most accessible swearing-in in history. (more)
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After the Chief Justice administers the Oath of Office, the first person to speak to the American people and the world will be the new president. The second will be Elizabeth Alexander, whom President-elect Obama has chosen to read a poem she is composing for the momentous occasion. Dr. Alexander is no stranger to the [...]
Obama Asks for Help Repairing Nation, Issues Call to Service Inauguration Crowd Will Test Cellphone Networks Big Turnout For Obama’s Former Pastor Democratic women cheer their own, and Obama too 6-year-old’s Obama rap video hot on YouTube Who makes the Obamas’ dance? Stevie Wonder! Barack Obama: â€œIâ€™ll Have Trouble Sleeping the Night Beforeâ€ Inauguration Obama [...]
Sunday, January 18, 2009, 12 noon Please join us as we celebrate the inauguration of President-elect Obama and Democratic victories up and down the ticket, in blue states and red ones … the election of two new pro-choice Democratic women senators, two pro-choice Democratic women governors, and 12 pro-choice Democratic women to the U.S. House [...]
Where to Watch Obamaâ€™s Inauguration on Jan. 20th Legoland swears in mini-Barack Obama in mock inauguration Obama train rolls into D.C.; now the pomp, pageantry, parties begin Obama Amazing Spider-Man Issue Fist-Bumps Media, Heads To Third Printing Obama aide: Military advisers to meet on first day New books about Obama Obama Souvenir Sales Turn President-Elect [...]
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted overwhelmingly on Thursday for Hillary Rodham Clinton to become the next secretary of state, with lawmakers saying they were hopeful her leadership would mark a turn from warfare toward diplomacy. The 16-1 approval by the committee paves the way for a full Senate vote after President-elect Barack ObamaRepublicans and [...]
Bushed: When a person suffers from bad publicity and starts to look and sound like George Bush. Ex: You just got bushed. — Dante Lee ***** To read more about Bush’s final press conference, click here.
The day that everyone has been waiting for is fast approaching: January 20, 2009. That is the day that President-elect Barack Obama will be inaugurated as President of the United States of America. Ever since his being elected on November 4th of last year, people have been clamoring to get to Washington, DC to witness [...]
Illustration from the Smithsonian Institution. The long-awaited list of official presidential inaugural balls – the only ones where President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Joe Biden are guaranteed to make an appearance – has finally been released. And if you’ve already bought a gown or rented a tux, bear in mind that almost all of [...]
The William J. Clinton Foundation today published its list of all contributors since its inception in 1997, with gratitude for the contributions they have made to sustain the work of the Foundation and its charitable initiatives. The seven initiatives include: the Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative, the Clinton Global Initiative, the Clinton Climate Initiative, the Clinton Hunter [...]
I look forward to serving in the Obama administration and while I cannot yet reveal what my exact role will be, I can assure you that President-Elect Obama and I are eager to get started building a new world. One that is green and sustainable. There is an economic crisis taking place in financial centers [...]
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